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December 10, 2012
Cancer as an Autoimmune Disease
Because certain tumors such as breast cancers thrive in settings of low-grade inflammation, our immune response can sometimes facilitate tumor growth.
November 14, 2012
Plant-Based Bioidentical Hormones
Do compounded bio-identical hormones for menopause carry the same risks as conventional hormone replacement drugs such as Premarin?
October 5, 2012
How Much Soy Is Too Much?
To maintain the low IGF-1 levels associated with a plant-based diet, one should probably eat no more than 3-5 servings of soy foods a day.
October 4, 2012
Too Much Soy May Neutralize Benefits
Vegans consuming 7-18 servings of soy foods a day may end up with circulating IGF-1 levels comparable to those who eat meat.
September 28, 2012
How Plant-Based to Lower IGF-1?
Those eating vegan had significantly lower IGF-1 levels and higher IGF binding proteins than those just eating vegetarian, suggesting that the more plant-based one's diet becomes, the lower one's..
September 27, 2012
The Answer to the Pritikin Puzzle
Lower cancer rates among those eating a plant-based diet may be a result of reduced blood levels of IGF-1 and enhanced production of IGF-1 binding protein.
September 25, 2012
IGF-1 as One-Stop Cancer Shop
Insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1) is a natural human growth hormone instrumental in normal growth during childhood, but in adulthood can promote abnormal growth—the proliferation, spread..
September 18, 2012
Ex Vivo Cancer Proliferation Bioassay
Two weeks on a plant-based diet appears to significantly enhance cancer defenses against breast cancer and colon cancer cells. The blood of those eating a vegan diet for a year suppresses cancer cell..
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