Wednesday, May 15, 2013

My Favorite Soap: As the Pendulum Swings

It kills me, it kills me not . . .

Ah, nutrition research. So rife with controversy.

The big new study on salt, as reported in the New York Times, is important, a step in the right direction, though in itself will not end the debate.

Nutrition research investigating the effects of food components on a population's health outcomes is notoriously difficult to conduct. Thus every study, especially the epidemiological ones--as pointed out in the article--should be taken with, well, a grain of salt.

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