This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. In the mid 1880s, Austrian pediatrician Theodor Escherich discovered the gut flora, noting the impact of Escherichia coli on children’s diarrheal health—a discovery that would forever shape our understanding of human disease and the
This article was originally published in our Spring 2021 print issue. Today, there are several elite athletes who successfully compete and win while eating a plant-based diet. From tennis player Venus Williams to basketball player Kyrie Irving to ultramarathoner Scott Jurek, athletes who compete at
In recent years, the Asia-Pacific region has been facing dire malnutrition and food insecurity issues. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, approximately 1.9 billion people in the region were unable to afford nutritious diets. In 2019, the Asia-Pacific region accounted for about half of the global
Surrounded by harmful student norms surrounding diet culture, college students are especially vulnerable to eating disorders, which can have dire consequences.
Vitamin consumption, despite its attractive product marketing and popularity among the general public, may not be so necessary for the health of many.
With social activity limited and stress levels high during the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping up a nutritious diet can be difficult but is important to maintain.
Dr. Dean Ornish is a physician and researcher who has shown that chronic illnesses, such as heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, and early stage prostate cancer, can be reversed through lifestyle changes.
Despite the easy access of high calorie, high fat, and sugary options available to college students, establishing better nutrition habits could be easier than you think.
Bone health is often associated with older adults, but it’s an issue that affects everyone.
Coffee has a significant presence on college campuses, but how much do students really know about its nutritional contents?