Category Archives: Nutrition with Mona

I Hate It – But It Loves Me Back

Let me be frank: I hate exercise. Always have and always will. In case you now find yourself disappointed in me – please keep reading. I believe I’m a much better role model than all those “perfect exercisers,” who don their squeaky-clean sneakers 24/7/365 and are out there rain or shine, with a big satisfied […]

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The Tomato Effect: Rejecting What’s Right For The Wrong Reasons

Everyone knows about the “placebo effect:” the enthusiastic and widespread acceptance of therapies later shown to be useless or even harmful. But do you know about the “tomato effect”? The “tomato effect” in medicine occurs when an effective treatment for a certain disease is ignored or rejected because it does not “make sense” in light […]

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