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Friday Favorites: Benefits of Nutritional Yeast for Cancer

Fri, 10/07/2022 - 06:50
How can the beta glucan fiber in brewer’s, baker’s, and nutritional yeast improve wound healing and, potentially, anti-cancer immunity?

The Benefits of Fenugreek for Preventing and Treating Diabetes

Wed, 10/05/2022 - 06:50
The spice fenugreek contains 4-hydroxyisoleucine, a peculiar amino acid that may explain its benefits for controlling blood sugar.

Low-Protein Diets for Parkinson’s Disease

Mon, 10/03/2022 - 06:50
How might we maximize the therapeutic efficiency of levodopa?

Friday Favorites: Brain-Healthy Foods to Fight Aging

Fri, 09/30/2022 - 06:50
What is the best source of lutein, the primary carotenoid antioxidant in the brain?

Fasting-Mimicking Diet Before and After Chemotherapy

Wed, 09/28/2022 - 06:50
How might we replicate the protective effects of fasting with food?

Fasting Before and After Chemotherapy Put to the Test

Mon, 09/26/2022 - 06:50
Do the benefits of short-term fasting during cancer therapy found in the lab translate into the clinical setting?

Friday Favorites: Dietary Cholesterol and Cancer

Fri, 09/23/2022 - 06:50
The relationship between the consumption of eggs and other cholesterol-rich foods and cancers of the colon, breast, endometrium, pancreas, and throat.

Fasting Before and After Chemotherapy and Radiation

Wed, 09/21/2022 - 06:50
Might short-term fasting during cancer treatment minimize side effects while boosting efficacy?

Fasting for Cancer: What About Cachexia?

Mon, 09/19/2022 - 06:50
What did randomized controlled trials find as the effects of supplemental feeding on clinical outcomes?

Friday Favorites: The Truth About Shark Cartilage Pills

Fri, 09/16/2022 - 06:50
Why are millions of dollars spent on shark cartilage supplements? The question is, do they work?

How a Plant-Based Diet Can Help Reduce Racial Health Disparities

Wed, 09/14/2022 - 06:50
Why are Black Americans sicker and die younger than their white counterparts, and what can we do about it?

Do Vegans Have Lower Bone Mineral Density and Higher Risk of Osteoporosis?

Mon, 09/12/2022 - 06:50
Those eating plant-based tend to be so much slimmer that their bone mass may suffer.

Friday Favorites: Does Adding Milk Block the Benefits of Coffee?

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 06:50
How to choose the healthiest coffee, and the effects of adding milk vs. soymilk.

Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Guts of Vegetarians vs. Meat-Eaters

Wed, 09/07/2022 - 06:50
Those eating plant-based have a reduced load of antibiotic resistance genes in their gut.

Is Allulose a Healthy Sweetener?

Mon, 09/05/2022 - 06:50
Are rare sugars like allulose a healthy alternative for traditional sweeteners?

Friday Favorites: Do Mobile Phones Affect Sleep?

Fri, 09/02/2022 - 06:50
The effects of cell phone radiation on sleep quantity and quality.

Does the Sweetener Allulose Have Side Effects?

Wed, 08/31/2022 - 06:50
How safe are fourth-generation sweeteners, such as the rare sugar allulose?

The Best Diet for Healthy Aging

Mon, 08/29/2022 - 06:50
Swapping just 1 percent of plant protein in place of animal protein was associated with significantly less age-related deficit accumulation.

Friday Favorites: Is Monk Fruit Sweetener Safe?

Fri, 08/26/2022 - 06:50
The natural plant-based sweeteners stevia and monk fruit (Luo Han Guo) are pitted head-to-head against aspartame and Splenda.

The Best Diet for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

Wed, 08/24/2022 - 06:50
What foods should we eat and avoid to reduce our risk of Afib?