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March 17, 2014
Turmeric Curcumin Reprogramming Cancer Cell Death
The spice turmeric appears to be able to switch back on the self-destruct mechanism within cancer cells.
December 12, 2012
Clonal Deletion Theory of Immunity
Plant-based diets may be protective against multiple sclerosis because IGF-1 can prevent our immune system from eliminating autoimmune cells.
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.
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 26, 2012
Congenital IGF-1 deficiency can lead to Laron Syndrome (a type of dwarfism), but with such low growth hormone levels those with the condition have dramatically lower cancer rates. This raises the...
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 21, 2012
Prostate vs. Plants
All men should consider eating a prostate-healthy diet, which includes legumes (beans, peas, lentils, soy); certain vegetables (like garlic and onions); certain seeds (flax seeds); and the avoidance...
September 19, 2012
Is It the Diet, the Exercise, or Both?
Whose blood is better at killing cancer cells? People who eat a standard diet and exercise strenuously or those who eat a plant-based diet and just exercise moderately?
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