Office of the VP for Communications – Keeping alumni and friends connected to U-M

Health Yourself

  1. Let them eat legumes

    In this ode to legumes, Victor Katch says those who are able to eat peanuts should take advantage of this food’s health benefits.

  2. Fake sweeteners make for real problems

    Victor Katch reports on the disturbing surge in artificial sweeteners in our food supply and warns about their harmful effects.

  3. Antioxidants and health

    Victor Katch celebrates antioxidants and explains how to enhance one’s diet using the colors of the rainbow.

  4. The environment is hurting, and so are we

    There’s something in the air (and the water and the ground), and we need to watch out, says Victor Katch.

  5. A toast to your health

    Victor Katch suggests we rethink our drinking in this overview of alcohol and health.

  6. Cannabis and health: Part 2

    Vic Katch reviews evidence-based science to illuminate the medical benefits and side effects of cannabis.

  7. Cannabis and health: Part 1

    Vic Katch reviews the history of cannabis use, its many ingredients, and its therapeutic applications.

  8. Whole-food, plant-based nutrition

    Why should you become a whole-food, plant-based eater?

  9. Seeking nutrition advice?

    Don’t rely solely on your physician, says Victor Katch.