I am finally getting caught up on some posts I’ve wanted to share. This is one of them!! So many people are struggling with what to eat and how. “In Defense of Food” is a great movie (and book, by Michael Pollan) on how to keep your diet simple and […]
Nutrition and Diet
Researchers have found that limiting the time that rats eat to just 6 hours per day reduces a protein that is associated with Huntington’s chorea. Read the article for details. BUT, please note that “intermittent fasting”, fasting 12 hours/day, fasting 18 hours once weekly, fasting in general, have been associated […]
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! 😉
This study indicates that the US dietary guidelines for fat consumption and reduced risk of heart disease are NOT supported. To quote the British Journal of Sports Medicine: “Results Across 7 studies, involving 89 801 participants (94% male), there were 2024 deaths from CHD during the mean follow-up of 11.9±5.6 years. […]
Bucking the Fast Food Marketing Making fresh, homecooked meals every night is a rarity for millions of people that are busy with work and family life. Today, convenience foods and fast food restaurants have become the go-to for many busy families around the country. Convenience food products such as […]
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 […]
Here is a great article summarizing some powerfully healthy foods to include in your cooking. Enjoy!! To your health!!
Please read the attached article regarding sugar and how it reduces our ability to absorb certain nutrients. This is just another reason of many to avoid sugar consumption–like we need more reasons! I will never forget skimming some eclectic nutrition books when I was in medical school–I ran across a […]
Not that we need more research to know that we need to eat our vegetables, but just in case you want some encouragement, please read the attached article! 🙂