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The Food Connection: Diet plays major role in breast cancer, says researcher

The increase in our knowledge of breast cancer risk factors and the continuing increase in incidence of breast cancer means that it is time to move from knowledge to action, says Dr Franco Berrino, head of preventive and predictive medicine at the Instituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, Italy. He says that high levels of sex hormones [...]

The Food Connection: Diet plays major role in breast cancer, says researcher 2018-02-15T15:53:09+00:00

Going Veggie is Easy! Studies show most make a smooth change for better health

In a new study, Neal D. Barnard, MD, and his colleagues show that patients easily transition from a standard omnivorous diet to a low-fat, vegetarian diet that helps people lose weight, lower blood pressure and otherwise improve their health. Many doctors are aware that a low-fat vegetarian diet can reverse heart disease and provide other [...]

Going Veggie is Easy! Studies show most make a smooth change for better health 2015-09-09T13:50:32+00:00

Eat Away Cholesterol: Diet as effective as drugs, say researchers

Researchers at the University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital have shown that a vegetarian diet composed of specific plant foods can lower cholesterol as effectively as a drug treatment. The study compared a diet of known cholesterol-lowering, vegetarian foods to a standard cholesterol-reducing drug called lovastatin. The special diet lowered levels of LDL (“bad”) [...]

Eat Away Cholesterol: Diet as effective as drugs, say researchers 2015-09-09T13:51:14+00:00

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