Nutrition

Nutrition Articles

How much water do I need to drink?

Download video. If you are unsure how much water is enough or even too much, Dr. Julia Silver is here with myths and facts about hydration. Find out how much water you really need for good health. (Locked) More »

Do we really need all that calcium?

While calcium is essential for bone strength, some experts believe that Americans are getting too much calcium, which can actually lead to an increased risk of a hip fracture. More »

GERD: Heartburn and more

Millions of people suffer from gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. Lifestyle changes such as avoiding certain foods can help control symptoms, and there are also several effective medications available. More »

Red meat and colon cancer

A number of studies have shown a link between increased consumption of red meat and an increased risk of colon cancer. Dietary changes and regular exercise are the best options for reducing one's risk. More »