Nutrition Health Review

Health magazine (tabloid).

Articles from No. 61, Winter

Living in Perpetual Twilight
For most of the time, and for most of us, melatonin is the right substance at the right time, and gently manages to recede when wakefulness is required. But for some who literally live in perpetual twilight -- because they do not get enough natural...
Mentally Ill People: Stereotyped in Movies?
Americans love a good story, and they spend billions every yeat at the movies to hear the stories Hollywood tells. But a new critical review, published recently shows that when those stories involve people who suffer with mental illnesses or those...
Millions Can Be Saved from Work Hazards by Light Therapy: Better Than Sleeping Pills and Drugs That Usually Worsen the Condition
The use of a sunlight simulator can spare millions of people from the discomfort and tragedies of disrupted sleep-wake patterns. More than 7 million workers in the nation take on night shift work every few weeks and become prone to accidents because...
New Guidelines for Vitamin-Mineral Supplements Threaten Public Health
Over a year ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed to establish a new label reference standard for vitamins and minerals, to be called the RDI (Reference Daily Intake). Despite many comments opposing the RDI, FDA is expected to repropose...
Nutrition in the 21st Century
Predicting the future is not an easy endeavor, and nutrition is no exception. However, it may be of benefit to spot trends which appear to be developing, especially if these trends enable us to take steps which will prepare us to deal with future...
Oddities of Circadian Rhythms
* Heart attacks are twice as likely to happen between 8:00 and 10:00 a.m., than at 4:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. and between 6:00 and 8:00 p.m. * In one particular study, eating one meal a day of 2,000 calories resulted in a weight loss when eaten at...
Overeating in Your Sleep?
Are you an unconscious food junkie? You're gaining lots of weight. Yet you tell your friends and family "but I hardly eat a thing!" There's an apparent mystery here. But the dieter isn't necessarily telling a "white lie." He or she could be...
What Happens If the Packaging Gets into the Food
We've come a long way since making popcorn meant shaking a pan of oil and kernels over high heat on the stove. Now, in less time that it takes to get through a commercial, we can pop a package in the microwave and get popcorn ready to serve in its...
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