Understanding Nutrition Research: A Quick Primer

This is clearly a case of great minds thinking alike. I started writing this post earlier in the week, and just saw that Jack Norris posted an article on the same topic yesterday. If you're at all interested in this topic, I hope you’ll read both; his is a more in depth discussion and this one is a faster overview.
It’s an issue that comes up frequently in the comments section of this blog—how we analyze and use nutrition research. In order to draw conclusions about diet and health, we need to look at all of the research on a certain topic, evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the studies and then see what most of the research is saying. And even then, conclusions are ... Read More >