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November 20, 2013
Are Fatty Foods Addictive?
Those eating calorie-dense diets may have a reduced capacity to enjoy all of life’s pleasures by deadening dopamine pathways in the brain.
November 8, 2013
Counteracting the Effects of Dioxins Through Diet
Phytonutrients in certain plant foods may block the toxic effects of industrial pollutants like dioxins through the Ah receptor system.
November 4, 2013
Lifestyle Medicine: Treating the Causes of Disease
If doctors can eliminate some of our leading killers by treating the underlying causes of chronic disease better than nearly any other medical intervention, why don’t more doctors do it?
October 9, 2013
BOLD Indeed: Beef Lowers Cholesterol?
The beef industry designed a study to show that a diet containing beef was able to lower cholesterol if one cuts out enough poultry, pork, fish, and cheese to halve one’s total saturated fat
September 23, 2013
Heart Disease Starts in Childhood
By age 10, nearly all kids have fatty streaks in their arteries. This is the first sign of atherosclerosis, the leading cause of death in the United States. So the question for most of us is not..
September 18, 2013
Starving Cancer with Methionine Restriction
Methionine restriction—best achieved through a plant-based diet—may prove to have a major impact on patients with cancer because unlike normal tissues, many human tumors require the amino acid..
September 13, 2013
Poultry Exposure Tied to Liver and Pancreatic Cancer
Cancer-causing viruses in poultry may explain increased risks of death from liver and pancreatic cancers.
August 26, 2013
Butter-Flavored Microwave Popcorn or Breathing
The artificial butter flavoring diacetyl has been linked not only to deaths of workers handling the chemical, but also to serious lung disease in consumers of microwave popcorn.
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