Food and Health, Prevention

While most people associate excess weight with diabetes and heart disease, obesity is also connected to an increased risk of several different cancers, in addition to a worse prognosis and survival rate. Researchers have discovered obesity-related processes that speed tumor growth, including chronic inflammation and metabolic alterations. However, details...
 

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As we welcome 2021 and a new year, it is often fun to contemplate where we have been and where we are going on our food and nutrition journey. The research, as we have seen over numerous years of Dietary Guideline reviews and in the present 2020-2025 edition, has corroborated a whole-food, plant-based, minimally processed ... 2021 Predictions and Trends for Food and Nutrition
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If you think inflammation only impacts your hands or heart, think again. Sadly, inflammation is directly connected to the development of cancer. While heart disease is certainly deadly, the word cancer stops most people in their tracks. This week we’ll focus on how reducing inflammation can reduce your risk for the big C. Inflammation impacts ... Inflammation and Cancer
Prevention

If you’re a woman and you’re craving more junk food, it could be PMS or may just be that you need to get more ZZZs. And if you think it’s OK that you’ve put on a few pounds because of it, think again. A study out of Columbia University...
Prevention

Last month we discussed the challenge of helping overweight clients lose and then keep off excess body fat stores and how data from the National Weight Control Registry and similar data from other countries can provide some insights. Of course, knowing what the relatively small percent of people did...