EWG has just released a list of documents that confirm knowledge about the risks of PFA’s to health–this link will connect you with a long list of reports. PFA’s have been associated with cancer, endocrine disruption, immune system dysfunction, and liver compromise. Items that contain PFA’s include non-stick cookware, water-resistant […]
Recent research continues to state the obvious: that a poor diet is associated with increased risk of cancers. Those with diets rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains had lower incidences of cancer than those eating a diet high in processed meats, red meat, and sugar. So be sure to […]
Glyphosates (a main ingredient in Round-Up) has been identified as carcinogenic in California and are present in cereals and grains. I was going to try and summarize EWG’s article, but they have done such a great job I’m just attaching the link–please check it out. The good news is that […]
The title of this post really says it all: Higher serum levels of vitamin D = lower risk of colon cancer. This article suggests a range of 75 – 100 nmol/L. My typical recommendation is 60 – 80, however, 80 – 90 may be a preferred range. But don’t think […]
The association with obesity and vitamin D deficiency has been noted in previous research. This research is confirming–as well as revealing the association with “belly fat”. This does NOT mean you should just start taking high doses of Vitamin D. It DOES mean that you should have your levels checked, […]
Gotta love this news–a healthy and delicious food may help reduce risk of cancer and may even improve effectiveness of cancer treatments. They freeze well, too, so can be enjoyed year-round (although I do recommend eating seasonally).
This is great news for those of you who love spicy foods! Researchers are finding that capsacain seems to reduce risk of cancer and reduce risk of mortality. Check out this article–and do be careful to not overdue the chili powder either! 😉
Most of us are aware of the benefits of healthy essential fatty acids (EPA and DHA, in particular) and that wild salmon is a wonderful source of them. Essential fatty acids are anti-inflammatory as well as support healthy cell membranes improving their function overall. But there is now evidence that […]
EWG has just released their “Cancer Defense Diet“. Keep in mind that diets designed to help reduce the risk of cancer also help reduce the effects of aging, too! Check out their recommendations!
So that Paleo diet may also reduce your risk of lung cancer. Research has shown an increased risk of lung cancer with high glycemic index diets. What does that mean? Avoiding sugars and grains may reduce your risk of cancer. A Paleo diet is based upon vegetables, lean meats, fruit […]