What we eat can really make a difference in reducing our cancer risk. New research finds that cancer incidence is reduced by foods high in zinc and iron.
Category: Diet Science
The health community has been stirred by reports of Coconut oil being a cure-all for Alzheimer’s disease. Is it just anecdotal evidence or is there some scientific evidence for the notion that late-stage Alzheimer’s disease can be reversed by coconut oil?
Most of us will have macular degeneration as we age. But we can slow this process and even prevent it with certain dietary strategies. Learn how spinach and other foods and supplements can prevent the leading cause of blindness.
Carrots are sweet and colorful. They can also help us beat two of the most prevalent cancers – prostate and stomach cancer. Find out how surprisingly few carrots you need to eat, and what makes carrots so special.
Multiple studies have confirmed that a lack of dietary magnesium is linked to diabetes, insulin resistance and obesity among adults.
In one of the world’s largest and longest studies on diet, research funded by the Spanish government has confirmed that the Mediterranean diet can dramatically reduce the risk of stroke, heart attacks and other cardiovascular-related events.
Despite the bashing of fruits cause they contain fructose, research confirms that eating fresh or whole fruits reduces inflammation and heart disease. Find out which fruits do this the best.
Our diet will have consequences into the future. New research finds that eating more fiber can affect a woman’s risk of breast cancer years later. Find out when, why and how much – and see our Fiber Top 500 list.
The research arm of the World Health Association – made up of 22 researchers from 10 countries – has classified processed meat and red meat as carcinogenic to humans. The research analyzed over 800 large human population studies. Find out what types and why meat is carcinogenic.
Scientists have discovered that magnesium helps reduce the risk of strokes.
Legumes have a number of nutrients and are considered healthy foods by scientists. Research now finds that legumes specifically reduce the incidence of colorectal cancer along with other cancers. Learn more about legumes.
Two recent studies have shown that diets that are high in plant-based omega-3s and monounsaturated fats lead to significant reductions of heart disease, metabolic syndrome and obesity.
After a fifteen year study of 1,006 elderly persons, Japanese University researchers say yes, ones diet can dramatically reduce our chances of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
Recent research is confirming that vitamin E not only slows the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. But mixed forms of tocopherols and tocotrienols also significantly reduce cognitive decline.