Animal Protein Compared to Cigarette Smoking
Salud y Nutrición

Reducir el gen Grim Reaper

Solo 1 de cada 10000 personas llega a cumplir 100 años. ¿Cuál es su secreto? Hablo de esto en el video La proteína animal comparada con fumar cigarrillos. En 1993 se publicó un gran avance en la investigación sobre la longevidad: una...
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Foods to Avoid to Help Prevent Diabetes

We’ve known that being overweight and obese are important risk factors for type 2 diabetes, but, until recently, not much attention has been paid to the role of specific foods. I discuss this issue in my video, Why Is Meat...
Estrogen in Meat, Dairy, and Eggs
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Should Pregnant Women Avoid Cow’s Milk?

Foods of animal origin in general naturally contain hormones, but cow’s milk may be of particular concern. The hormones naturally found even in organic cow’s milk may have played a role in studies that found a relationship between dairy products and...
Coffee and Artery Function
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The Role of Caffeine in Artery Function

There are dietary guidelines for food, but what about for beverages? A Beverage Guidance Panel was “assembled to provide guidance on the relative health and nutritional benefits and risks of various beverage categories.” They ranked them from one to six,...
Caloric Restriction vs Plant-based Diets
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Caloric Restriction vs. Plant-Based Diets

Hundreds of thousands of deaths in the United States every year are attributed to obesity, now overtaking smoking as perhaps the main preventable cause of illness and premature death. In particular, excess body fatness is an important cause of most...
Alpha Gal and the Lone Star Tick
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How a Tick Bite Can Lead to Food Allergies

In the beginning, Aristotle defined two forms of life on planet Earth: plants and animals. Two thousand years later, the light microscope was invented and we discovered tiny, single-celled organisms like amoebas. Then, the electron microscope was invented and we...
How What We Eat (And Don’t Eat) Impacts How We Age
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Living Longer by Reducing Leucine Intake

Many studies have shown that calorie restriction, without malnutrition, can increase lifespan and lower the risk of age-related diseases, such as cancer. However, for many people, calorie restriction clearly has its drawbacks. In the classic Minnesota Starvation Study, many of...
Why Might Vegetarians Have Less HPV?
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Why Do Vegan Women Have Fewer Female Cancers?

Cervical cancer is now considered a sexually transmitted disease. It was originally suspected as such, but now we have DNA fingerprinting proof that virtually all cervical cancer is caused by a sexually transmitted virus, human papilloma virus, which also causes...

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