Salud y Nutrición

Qué darle de comer a tu flora intestinal

Durante muchos años se creyó que la principal función del intestino grueso era absorber agua y deshacerse de los deshechos, pero "hoy en día tenemos claro que el ecosistema microbial tan complejo de nuestro intestino podría considerarse un órgano en...
Salud y Nutrición

¿Estábamos equivocados con la fibra?

En mi video ¿Es errónea la teoría de la fibra?, cuento cómo los alimentos altos en fibra podrían no solo ayudar a prevenir las enfermedades cardiacas, sino también a tratarlas. Los pacientes con problemas de corazón que comieron más fibra después...
Salud y Nutrición

Optimal Bowel Movement Position

Compared to rural African populations eating traditional plant-based diets, white South Africans and black and white Americans have more than 50 times more heart disease, 10 times more colon cancer, more than 50 times more gallstones and appendicitis, and more...
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How Much Fiber Should You Eat Every Day?

High dietary fiber intake may help prevent strokes. The belief that dietary fiber intake is protectively associated with certain diseases was postulated 40 years ago and then enormously fueled and kept alive by a great body of science since. Today,...
Evidence-Based Medicine or Evidence-Biased?
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Evidence-Based Nutrition

Dr. Esselstyn’s landmark study, demonstrating that even advanced triple vessel coronary artery disease could be reversed with a plant-based diet, has been criticized for being such a small study. But the reason we’re used to seeing large studies is that...
Why We Shouldn’t Forget About Fiber
Salud y Nutrición

Don’t Forget Fiber

The famous surgeon Denis Burkitt is better known for his discovery of a childhood cancer now known as Burkitt’s lymphoma than for his 1979 international bestseller, Don’t Forget the Fibre in Your Diet. Anyone asked to list the twenty or...

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