Latest Nutrition Questions
QuestionsIs Sugar Alcohol Sugar?
I recently noticed that some energy bars promote zero sugar but upon inspection, the nutritional facts included "sugar alcohols". What is sugar alcohol and does it count as sugar?
QuestionsLactose Intolerant Child?
My child was diagnosed with lactose intolerance. Dairy makes her sick but she can eat lactose-free dairy products without issue. Is there something else that should be explored, or is my child a rare one year old with true lactose intolerance?
QuestionsHow many eggs in a healthy diet?
What's the latest on cholesterol in the diet? Are eggs safe to eat? If so, how many in a week?
I heard about “bulletproof coffee” – adding butter or another fat into your morning coffee. Are there really benefits?
QuestionsBone Broth - Healthy?
There is much ado about bone broth on the internet. Is bone broth a healthy food?
QuestionsToddler Only Wants Cereal
My 2 1/2 year old was once a great eater, but now wants to eat only cereal - plain Cheerios to be exact. He won't eat any dinner but complains he's hungry before bed, so I let him have some cereal. How do I break the cycle?
QuestionsLactose Intolerance and Goat Cheese
Does goat cheese contain lactose? If I am lactose intolerant, is it safe to eat?
QuestionsLow-Carb Diet for Children?
With all this talk about carbs being the enemy, is a low-carb diet appropriate for children?
QuestionsMicrowaving Plastic Bags of Veggies?
I love all the bags of vegetables that come pre-washed and provide directions for steaming in the plastic bag they are packed in. How safe is this? I'm microwaving in the same plastic bag used to transport and store the vegetables.
QuestionsSaw Palmetto for Prostate Cancer?
Is there any benefit to taking supplements such as Saw Palmetto to help reduce or prevent prostate cancer? I have read conflicting articles. I am 70 years old and have been on active surveillance for prostate cancer since early 2010.