Top five press articles – 2018

news articles on nutrition 2018

What prominent news coverage did low-carb diets receive in 2018? Plenty. In addition to the well-placed op-eds we covered separately, news organizations and institutes had top writers covering various aspects of nutrition last year.

Here are our five picks for terrific coverage:

  1. Anahad O’Connor for The New York Times:
    How a low-carb diet might aid people with type 1 diabetes
  2. Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee for The New York Times:
    It’s time to study whether eating particular diets can help heal us
  3. Dr. Georgia Ede for Psychology Today:
    Obesity: Stop shaming, start understanding
  4. Anahad O’Connor for The New York Times:
    When we eat, or don’t eat, may be critical for health
  5. Terence Kealey for The Cato Institute:
    Why does the federal government issue damaging dietary guidelines? Lessons from Thomas Jefferson to today
An honorable mention goes to two articles about problems embedded in the system that produces nutrition research:

What lies ahead for 2019? We hope reporters will continue to cover the problems with the current nutrition paradigm and alternative viewpoints that show promise.

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