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April 30, 2014
Cancer Risk From French Fries
The association between cancer and the consumption of deep-fried foods may be due to carcinogens formed at high temperatures in animal foods (heterocyclic amines and polycyclic hydrocarbons) and...
April 7, 2014
Caloric Restriction vs. Animal Protein Restriction
The lifespan extension associated with dietary restriction may be due less to a reduction in calories, and more to a reduction in animal protein (particularly the amino acid leucine, which may...
January 1, 2014
Dietary Treatment of Glaucoma
Blueberries may help protect against age-related macular degeneration, and black currants may help halt the progression of glaucoma.
November 6, 2013
The Broccoli Receptor: Our First Line of Defense
There is a receptor in our intestines activated by phytonutrients in cruciferous vegetables that boosts immune function (the aryl hydrocarbon (Ah) receptor).
October 4, 2013
Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage
Plant-based diets tend to be alkaline-forming. This may help protect muscle mass and reduce the risk of gout and kidney stones. The pH of one's urine can be estimated with natural pigments using...
September 30, 2013
Breast Cancer Survival Vegetable
Simple changes in diet and lifestyle may quadruple a woman’s survival rate from breast cancer.
September 27, 2013
Prostate Cancer Survival: The A/V Ratio
Reducing the ratio of animal to plant protein in men’s diets may slow the progression of prostate cancer.
April 17, 2013
Update on Cinnamon for Blood Sugar Control
Cinnamon can no longer be considered a safe and effective treatment for diabetes.
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