Today I talk bout three nutrition stories in the news that I found particularly interesting.
The 1st story is about a study comparing the respected American Diabetes Association diet versus a plant-based diet for controlling and even preventing diabetes. Here is the link to the video .

The 2nd story includes a word of caution about a new drug on the Internet that is being touted to remove your belly fat. If only!!! A link to an article that discusses this NIH study can be found here. If you want to look up the actual Journal article on pub med, you can copy and paste this

 Saper RB; Phillips RS; et al. (2008). “Lead, mercury, and arsenic in US- and Indian-manufactured medicines sold via the internet”. JAMA. 300 (8): 915–923. doi:10.1001/jama.300.8.915PMC 2755247PMID 18728265

For the 3rd story, I tell you about in episode of 60 minutes (aired on 4/22/2018) that talks about a magnificent new way of growing organic produce indoors – by mimicking ideal climate conditions. This link will bring you to the story on

As always, feel free to contact me if you have any questions or would like to suggest a topic for a future episode. You can contact me on my website contact page.