CHARLES PLATKIN, PhD, JD, MPH, is one of the country’s leading nutrition and public health advocates, whose syndicated health, nutrition and fitness column, the Diet Detective appears in more than 100 daily newspapers and media outlets. Dr. Platkin is also the founder of DietDetective.com, which offers more than 500 articles and interviews on nutrition, food, and fitness. Platkin is a health expert and blogger featured on Everydayhealth.com, Active.com and Fitnessmagazine.com. Additionally, Platkin is a Distinguished Lecturer at the Hunter College in New York City and the Director of the New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College.
How Are College Students Doing?
Beatty talked about on-line dating, sexual assault on college campuses and the hook-up culture with her 21 year-old guest, Caroline Aguirre, a journalism student at Hunter College in New York City. Unfortunately, according to Caroline, today’s college youth are struggling with issues including: relationships and sex without the benefit of any substantial relationship education. Hear her analysis of the issues and what colleges must do to empower youth in the most important areas of their lives!
The major antioxidant compound found in olive oil is capable of killing cancer cells in less than an hour while leaving healthy cells unharmed, according to a study conducted by researchers from Rutgers University and Hunter College and published in the journal Molecular & Cellular Oncology. The researchers hope that this may lead to a targeted cancer therapy based on this molecule. “The Mediterranean diet …