Diet ScienceAuthor: Dee and Michael McCaffrey
26 Jul 2017

Diet Science

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Diet Science is a fun 7 to 8 minute weekly program with insights and straight scoops on today's health and diet issues from Dee McCaffrey, CDC. Dee is an Organic Chemist who lost 100 pounds, nearly half her body weight, and has kept it off for 20 years by staying away from processed foods. She's the author of The Science of Skinny, released by Perseus June 2012, and The Science of Skinny Cookbook, which was released December 2014.

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    ​​Coffee and Tea--Not Just the Caffeine--Protects Against Diseases of Aging

    ​As we age, our bodies become less effective at managing inflammation, but drinking coffee and tea can help. Listen in this week as Dee​ explains ​new research showing how coffee and tea prevent inflammation.​

  • Posted on 24 Jul 2017

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    The Low Down on Cholesterol

    One​ ​important ​role of cholesterol ​in the body ​is to ​produce ​hormones​ and vitamin D that​ help the body function properly. ​W​ithout ​enough cholesterol, we ​suffer from problems with weight, ​fertility, digestion, bone health and ​more. ​Listen ​in this week as Dee ​explains the vital role of cholesterol in the body, and why it has been wrongly accused of causing heart disease.

  • Posted on 10 Jul 2017

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    Making Sense of the Latest News on Coconut Oil​

    ​​A recent report by ​the A​merican Heart Association​ recommends replacing coconut​ oil ​in your diet ​with polyunsaturated fats such as soybean oil, sunflower oil and corn oil.​ Say what???​ Listen in this week as Dee​ explains the report and sifts through the facts about studies on coconut oil​.

  • Posted on 03 Jul 2017

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    The Trifecta to Prevent Food Allergies

    A new study from Monash University in Australia suggests a nutritional approach that combines three common nutrients that work together to prevent or reverse food allergies. Listen in this week as Dee talks about this promising nutritional combination.

    Link to Dee's Recommended Probiotics


  • Posted on 26 Jun 2017

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    ​Is Your Omega-3 Intake Enough to Ward Off Alzheimer's?

    ​Ninety-nine percent of the population doesn't get enough omega-3 fatty acids in their diet for optimal health. Listen in this week as Dee talks about how to optimize, and a new study showing a direct correlation between low omega-3 levels and reduced brain blood flow to regions of the brain important for learning, memory, and Alzheimer's.

    Link to recommended brands of omega-3


  • Posted on 19 Jun 2017

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