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Is Your Olive Oil Fake?

This article was previously published December 17, 2016, and has been updated with new information. Consumption of olive oil has increased more than 10-fold in the U.S. over the past 35 years, from 29 metric tons (MT) in 1980 to 327 MT in 2015.1 The popularity of the Mediterranean diet made olive oil a $… Read More »

Gluten free diet real or fake

Patients with diabetes and celiac disease may choose to use nonnutritive sweeteners. This is very important because the standard blood testing done as a first step to diagnosing these conditions is not meaningful unless gluten is being consumed for a significant period of time before testing. If you Current Gastroenterology Reports. I have also seen… Read More »

Fake It Till You Make It

You know the saying “Fake it till you make it”? Well, that’s how I fell when I have important meetings and interviews amidst a headache. We’ve had some crazy spring weather here in Saint Paul, 70 one day then 40 and rainy the next. And THAT, my friends, is what is a called a barometric… Read More »

Not Fake News! A Trump Administration Rule Models Government Civility

By MICHAEL L. MILLENSON  A Trump administration regulation issued just hours before the partial federal shutdown offers quiet hope for civility in government. What happened, on its face, was simple: an update of the rules governing a particular Medicare program. In today’s dyspeptic political climate, however, what didn’t happen along the way was truly remarkable – and may… Read More »