DrCarney.com Blog

Health - Food - Science - Community

Have we Lost the Ability to Choose on our Own?

Have we Lost the Ability to Choose on our Own?

Our taste preferences and emotional attachment to food begin during the very first years of childhood. As a result, our adult food choices are based on learned principles that we have been exposed to throughout our lives. Hearing the same information repeated over many years (and from many different sources) also reinforces these beliefs. For...

Continue reading
  5042 Hits

Eggs Contain Few Antioxidants

Eggs Contain Few Antioxidants

Which food contains more antioxidants - eggs or whole plant foods? Eggs are marketed for containing high levels of antioxidants, which play an important role in fighting disease. The egg industry boasts: "One egg has 13 essential vitamins and minerals in varying amounts, high-quality protein, and antioxidants, all for 70 calories." But are they really...

Continue reading
  13168 Hits

We Say Calcium, You Say ?

We Say Calcium, You Say ?

If we were to say the words "calcium," "protein" or "iron" what images or words would that bring to your mind? If you were to answer milk, eggs, and beef, you're not alone. Most of us are not aware that we have fallen for the clever marketing strategies used by big food industries. This blog...

Continue reading
  6060 Hits

Off Canvas Main Menu Display