With nutrition information everywhere, it can be hard to tell fact from fiction. Scientific breakthroughs happen from time to time, but they are very rarely “breakthrough” despite the sensational news headlines. Making sense of these exaggerated news bites can be difficult for most. In fact, the National Lipid Association, a well-respected organization of scientific professionals, just released their version of nutrition education materials1 to help healthcare providers help patients make better nutrition choices. This marks a significant step forward in combatting nutrition mythology and in helping healthcare professionals provide legitimate nutrition education to their patients.
I’ve always believed in the KISS principle (Keep It Simple Silly). There is lots of sound information out there that is well supported by research, but we also see a lot of not so great or even downright harmful information being passed around. Here are a few strategies I have shared with my clients over the years to help them detect the truth from the fiction:Read More