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Eating Well-Done Red Meat Might Increase Breast Cancer Risk
Monday, May 23rd, 2011 by Aaron Tabor
The impact of red meat consumption on breast cancer risk has been a contentious and highly debated topic. The scientific literature on the effects of eating red meat on breast cancer risk remains rather inconsistent; however, a number of studies suggest that eating red meat incre... Read more
Green Tea and Skin Health
Monday, May 16th, 2011 by Dr. Robert Wascher
GREEN TEA AND SKIN HEALTH In our youth-obsessed culture, there are countless creams, lotions, vitamins, herbal remedies, and personal care devices that have been advertised as rejuvenators of aging skin.Unfortunately, very few of these skin anti-aging remedies are supported by an... Read more
Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
Unless you are new to the low-carb lifestyle, you are certainly familiar with Jimmy Moore's Livin' La Vida Low-Carb site at httplivinlavidalowcarb.comblog. Jimmy serves as Grand Central Station for the low-carb community. I havehim to thank for much of the success of my first boo... Read more
May is National Women's Health Week
Monday, May 9th, 2011 by Matthew Mintz
Happy Mother's Day Hopefully, you sent your mom flowers, cards, etc. or at least gave a phone call. In thinking about mom and all the women in our lives, it's important to remember their health. And, what better way to honor and celebrate the women in our lives than to support th... Read more
Brainstorming in Portland for the Metabolism Society
Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
Dr. Feinman, founder of the Nutrition and Metabolism Society, invited me to join him and two other Northwest NMS membersfor a brainstorming session in Portland a little over a week ago.D offered todrive me down, so we put on aCD of Bluegrass musicandtook the day off fora much-nee... Read more
Hot Cross Buns
Friday, April 22nd, 2011 by Jeremy Warner
I don't know too much about them, but I've heard that they are traditionally eaten on Good Friday that would be today. Interestingly, some sources claim that they predate Christianity, and that the cross is in fact a Greek symbol. Whatever the case may be, we came across these wh... Read more
Cruciferous Vegetables and Prostate Cancer Risk
Thursday, April 21st, 2011 by Dr. Robert Wascher
CRUCIFEROUS VEGETABLES AND PROSTATE CANCER RISK Isothiocyanates are a class of dietary compounds that are found in most cruciferous brassica vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables include broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, kohlrabi, chinese broccoli, broccoli rab... Read more
Curcumin and Colorectal Cancer Risk
Sunday, April 10th, 2011 by Dr. Robert Wascher
CURCUMIN AND COLORECTAL CANCER RISK Curcumin, which makes up part of the curry spice turmeric, has been extensively studied in the laboratory as a possible cancer prevention supplement. As with all disease prevention research, though, it is easy to find contradictory ... Read more
Response to: "The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, The Nutritional Law of the Land"
Saturday, April 9th, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
The March issue of The Front Burner, published by the International Association of Culinary Professionals, included an article by Michelle Dudash titled, "The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 'The Nutritional Law of the Land,'" with advice about how we can help... Read more
Soy Foods Reported To Not Increase Risk For Breast Cancer Recurrence
Friday, April 8th, 2011 by Aaron Tabor
It was only two or three weeks ago that I wrote about a large population-based study of over 3,000 breast cancer survivors that looked at the possible benefits of soy foods consumption for breast cancer survivors. In that study breast cancer researchers reported that breast cance... Read more
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