Dr. Ingrid Pinchot has published a wonderful article summarizing how Vitamin E (as gamma-tocopherol) can be protective against prostate cancer. She also goes on to report the flaws of the recent study which denies the benefits of selenium and Vitamin E (for example, the research used synthetic alpha-tocopherol despite research […]
Now is a GREAT time to create your own homemade soups with leftover broths from your Thanksgiving dinner. Make a large batch and freeze in glass containers (suitable for freezing, of course!) for future meals. I like to put mine in individually-sized containers for yummy and nutritious homemade lunches at […]
Use caution with alcohol consumption, including wine, for despite possible benefits on heart disease, there is increasing evidence linking alcohol with cancers. This occurs with as few as 3 drinks per week. This article summarizes recent findings and also explains serving sizes for different alcoholic beverages. Increasingly, I suspect that […]
Vit. E supplementation has recently been linked to increased risk of prostate cancer in men–at just 400 IU daily. The report states that when selenium was included, there was no increase in cancer rates. Supplements should be customized to individual needs; and care must be taken to ensure quality and […]
There is a difference between our genes and our genetic expression. For example, two recent articlessummarize results indicating that when people ate a healthy diet including lots of vegetables and fruits, they had NO INCREASED RISK of heart disease even though they carried a high-risk gene for heart disease. Research […]
Although not definitive, recent research indicates that eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of estrogen-receptor negative breast tumors. Read more here.
Walnuts contain wonderful anti-oxidants and have recently been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer in mice. Just 2 ounces of walnuts per day! Read on in this article.