Myth Busting Archive

Is An All Fruit Diet Healthy?

(DougCookRD.com) Diet fads have been around for decades including all fruit diets or some variation thereof.  On

Adaptogens. Can They Really Help To Reduce Stress?

(DougCookRD.com) Korean Ginseng Ask someone how they are doing and you’ll often get a stock answer of

White Stripes In Chicken Meat. What Is It And Does It Matter?

(DougCookRD.com) White striping on chicken meat (Image credit: BuzzFeed via CIWF) . Perhaps you haven’t heard of the

Hunger Versus Cravings. Do You Know The Difference?

(DougCookRD.com) Ever been to a buffet where you’ve filled your plate again and again? Ever notice that

Death of the ‘detox’, Lentil Pasta & More 2017 Nutrition Trends

(DougCookRD.com) Almost everything is susceptible to trends and food and nutrition are no exception. Some trends are

Love Oats But Hate Gluten?

(DougCookRD.com) I’ve been at this dietitian thing for a very long time and for just as long,

Does The Cholesterol In Food Matter?

(DougCookRD.com) Canada has one of the longest life expectancies in the world. Many of the top causes

Could A Leaky Gut Be Contributing To Your Health Woes?

(DougCookRD.com) Have you ever heard of leaky gut? I know most haven’t. When I was working on

Sugar. It’s More Than Just Sweetness

(DougCookRD.com) If you believed all the hype about sugar, you’d be led to believe that it is

Is Cancer Prevention Really Found In A ‘Superfood’?

(DougCookRD.com)  The World Health Organization and the American Institute for Cancer Research estimate that between 67 and 72%of