Extraordinary results reported in a rare example of a double-blinded, placebo-controlled, randomized trial of a dietary intervention (flaxseeds) to combat one of our leading killers, high blood pressure.
A daily tablespoon of ground flax seeds for a month appears to improve fasting blood sugars, triglycerides, cholesterol, and hemoglobin A1c levels in diabetics.
Flax seed consumption may play a role in preventing and treating breast cancer by blocking the inflammatory effects of interleukin-1.
A tablespoon a day of ground flax seeds appears to improve ovarian function, and is considered a first-line therapy for breast pain associated with one’s period (cyclical mastalgia).
Instead of treating sensitive skin topically, with lotions and creams, why not treat it from the inside out—with diet?
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical trial of flax seeds in breast cancer patients finds flax appears to have the potential to reduce tumor growth—in just a matter of weeks.
Researchers set out to find out what it was about a flax seed-supplemented, lower-fat diet that so effectively appeared to decrease prostate cancer growth.
What happens when men with prostate cancer and prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia (PIN) are placed on a relatively low-fat diet, supplemented with ground flax seeds?
In my book How Not to Die, I center my recommendations around a Daily Dozen checklist of all the things I try to fit into my daily routine.
Young women at high risk for breast cancer given just a teaspoon of ground flaxseeds a day showed fewer precancerous changes.
What effect do chia seeds have on weight loss, blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, and inflammation?
Concerns about smoothies and oxalic acid, nitrate availability, dental erosion, and weight gain are addressed.
Sellers of coconut oil use a beef industry tactic to downplay the risks associated with the saturated fat in their products.
Five cents worth of seaweed a day may dramatically improve a major cause of disability and compromised quality of life among women.
Lifestyle modification is considered the foundation of diabetes prevention. What dietary strategies should be employed, and why don’t more doctors use them?
The effects of coconut oil are compared to butter and tallow. Even if virgin coconut oil and other saturated fats raise LDL “bad” cholesterol, isn’t that countered by the increase in HDL “good” cholesterol?