Truth be told: Generics aren’t just convenient, they’re safe and effective

Truth be told: Generics aren't just convenient, they're safe and effective

Generic medicines have long played a vital role in healthcare systems around the world. Known as off-patent drugs, generics are bioequivalent to brand-name drugs in terms of dosage, strength, quality, form, effect, intended use, side effects, and route of administration1. In the United States, 9 out of 10 prescriptions given to patients are for generic … Read more

Uncovering the truth: Tropical hunter-gatherer diets contradict the assumptions of the Paleo diet

Study: Comparison of dietary variation measured within and between groups of tropical hunter-gatherers on the paleo diet.  Image Credit: VitaliiVodolazskyi/Shutterstock.com

In a recent study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers evaluated the dietary variations of tropical hunters and gatherers and the impact of the foraging approach on implied macronutrient proportions. Study: Comparison of dietary variation measured within and between tropical hunter-gatherer groups on the paleo diet. Image Credit: VitaliiVodolazskyi/Shutterstock.com Background Human nutrition … Read more