diet Articles
Monday, January 17th, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
The February issue of Reader's Digest features a smiley face made out of two eggs and a strip of bacon. The headline reads "Eat This, Lose Weight; The New Science of Dieting.".The bacon and egg face is a parody of the frowney face on the cover of the March 26, 1984 Time Magazine.... Read more
Elevated Dietary Fat & Cholesterol May Increase Breast Cancer Risk
Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 by Aaron Tabor
The concept that diet can impact breast cancer risk stems from population-based studies, which have shown that breast cancer incidence is several times higher in Western countries compared to other countries. Additionally, studies have shown that different dietary patterns are li... Read more
Dietary Salt (Sodium) Increases Stomach Cancer Risk
Monday, January 10th, 2011 by Dr. Robert Wascher
DIETARY SALT SODIUM INCREASES STOMACH CANCER RISK Cancer of the stomach occurs only about half as commonly today in the United States as it did 30 years ago, but it remains one of the bad actor cancers that are associated with ... Read more
Living in Nevada, choosing health in a land of temptation, part two
Monday, January 3rd, 2011 by Carol Bardelli
Opportunities to eat out in Northern Nevada are ridiculously plentiful. A local dining guide for Reno Lake Tahoe had 430 separate restaurants listed and these are family dining, fine dining and upscale restaurants only. They paid to be in this guide. That does not include all the... Read more
Obesity, Diabetes and Breast Cancer Recurrence Risk
Monday, January 3rd, 2011 by Dr. Robert Wascher
OBESITY, DIABETES AND BREAST CANCER RECURRENCE RISK Obesity and diabetes have both been linked to an increased risk of certain types of cancer including breast cancer, as discussed in detail in my new book, A Cancer Prevention Guide for the ... Read more
Monday, December 27th, 2010 by Judy Barnes Baker
Do you find it hard to stick to your low-carb regimen over the holidays Just reviewing the benefits of carb restriction is enough to renew my resolve in the face of temptation. Here are some of the stories that have been making news recently about the advantages of low carb livin... Read more
Monday, December 27th, 2010 by Judy Barnes Baker
The Nutrition and Metabolism Society is offering a 10.00 membership special through December 31, 2010.Your gift will help promote scientific information in an environment where such information is not adequately supported by government and private health agencies.Be part of the c... Read more
Hesperidin in Orange Juice Improves Hypertension and Arterial Function
Sunday, December 26th, 2010 by Dr. Robert Wascher
HESPERIDIN IN ORANGE JUICE IMPROVES HYPERTENSION AND ARTERIAL FUNCTION Polyphenols are chemical compounds that are found in most of the plant-based foods that we commonly eat. As I discuss in detail in my new book, A Cancer Prevention Guide for the ... Read more
Vitamin D For Breast Cancer - Both Diet & Sunlight Sources Needed
Tuesday, December 21st, 2010 by Aaron Tabor
Several studies over the last couple of years have suggested that adequate blood levels of vitamin D might help reduce breast cancer risk or the risk of breast cancer recurrence in breast cancer survivors. However, the studies on vitamin D for breast cancer protection have been i... Read more
Monday, December 20th, 2010 by Judy Barnes Baker
'Tis the season for thinking of others. Here is a reminder about some gift ideas that will have a major impact long after the tinsel is down and the tree has turned brown. -The Nutrition and Metabolism Society asked in a recent e-mail, "Would you spend a dollar a day to save the ... Read more
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