How to separate food fads from facts


Doctors share advice on managing diets and making sense of conflicting nutrition studies

Earlier this month, news reports said eating eggs can lower one's risk of getting cancer.

Then, later in the month, the headlines highlighted reports that replacing eggs with plant proteins actually increases life expectancy.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 31, 2019, with the headline 'How to separate food fads from facts'. Print Edition | Subscribe