The Latest in Nutrition Research
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Friday Favorites: Benefits of Nutritional Yeast for Cancer
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
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
How might we maximize the therapeutic efficiency of levodopa?
Friday Favorites: Brain-Healthy Foods to Fight Aging
What is the best source of lutein, the primary carotenoid antioxidant in the brain?
Fasting-Mimicking Diet Before and After Chemotherapy
How might we replicate the protective effects of fasting with food?
Fasting Before and After Chemotherapy Put to the Test
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
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
Might short-term fasting during cancer treatment minimize side effects while boosting efficacy?
Fasting for Cancer: What About Cachexia?
What did randomized controlled trials find as the effects of supplemental feeding on clinical outcomes?
Friday Favorites: The Truth About Shark Cartilage Pills
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
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?
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?
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
Those eating plant-based have a reduced load of antibiotic resistance genes in their gut.
Is Allulose a Healthy Sweetener?
Are rare sugars like allulose a healthy alternative for traditional sweeteners?
Friday Favorites: Do Mobile Phones Affect Sleep?
The effects of cell phone radiation on sleep quantity and quality.
Does the Sweetener Allulose Have Side Effects?
How safe are fourth-generation sweeteners, such as the rare sugar allulose?
The Best Diet for Healthy Aging
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?
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
What foods should we eat and avoid to reduce our risk of Afib?