Posts in the “Diet Diet” category:

Fasting for three days renews entire immune system, protects cancer patients, ‘remarkable’ new study finds

Posted by Samantha Powell on June 5th, 2014 |

Fasting for three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as “remarkable.” Although fasting diets have been criticized by nutritionists, research suggests that starving the body kick-starts stem cells into producing more white blood cells, which fight off infection. Scientists at the University of… Read More

Supplement Alert: Antioxidants May Protect Cancer Cells Instead Of Protecting Us From Them

Posted by Samantha Powell on February 8th, 2014 |

Date: 2/8/14 Outlet Full Name: David DiSalvo Author: Forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/daviddisalvo/2014/02/08/supplement-alert-antioxidants-may-protect-cancer-cells-instead-of-protecting-us-from-them/ Troubling new research suggests that antioxidants—among our most cherished and heavily marketed of supplements—could be doing exactly the opposite of what they’re marketed for. Instead of protecting us against cancer, antioxidant supplements may protect cancer cells from our body’s defenses. A study published in the… Read More

New Study Raises Questions About Antioxidant Use in Lung Cancer Patients

Posted by Samantha Powell on January 29th, 2014 |

News Headline: New Study Raises Questions About Antioxidant Use in Lung Cancer Patients Date: 1/29/14 Outlet Full Name: The Washington Post Author: Ariana Eunjung Cha http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/new-study-raises-questions-about-antioxidant-use-in-lung-cancer-patients/2014/01/29/c37b51a8-88ef-11e3-a5bd-844629433ba3_story.html The supermarket labels touting the benefits of antioxidant-rich foods such as frozen berries and green tea are so ubiquitous that many people assume that taking extra doses in the… Read More

Extreme Nutrition: Can It Beat Cancer?

Posted by Samantha Powell on November 20th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Extreme Nutrition: Can It Beat Cancer? Date:  11/20/13 Outlet Full Name:  Medscape Author: Laura A. Stokowski, RN, MS http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/814583 Editor’s Note: In this 2-part series, Medscape looks at diet as an essential therapeutic strategy for cancer patients. Part 1 focuses on the nutritional assessment of cancer patients, foods that help patients cope with side… Read More

Study Shows Putting Aggressive Cancer On a Starvation Diet Slows Tumor Growth

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 30th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Study Shows Putting Aggressive Cancer On a Starvation Diet Slows Tumor Growth Date:  10/30/13 Outlet Full Name:  Health News Author:  No Author http://www.healthcanal.com/cancers/44373-study-shows-putting-aggressive-cancer-on-a-starvation-diet-slows-tumour-growth.html Starving cancer cells of a key amino acid slows down their ability to grow and multiply, according to new research from Queen Mary University of London, announced today at the… Read More

Can Red Wine Fight Cancer? New Research Shows Chemical Compound, Resveratrol, May Slow Growth Of Cancer Cells

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 4th, 2013 |

News Headline: Can Red Wine Fight Cancer? New Research Shows Chemical Compound, Resveratrol, May Slow Growth Of Cancer Cells Date:  10/4/13 Outlet Full Name:  Medical Daily Author Name: Sabrina Bachai http://www.medicaldaily.com/can-red-wine-fight-cancer-new-research-shows-chemical-compound-resveratrol-may-slow-growth-cancer The common thought is that a glass of red wine a day is good for the heart. Now, newer research supports this idea further. Scientists… Read More

Meat raises lung cancer risk, too, study finds

Posted by Samantha Powell on December 10th, 2007 | No comments

MEAT RAISES LUNG CANCER RISK, TOO, STUDY FINDS By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor WASHINGTON | Mon Dec 10, 2007 10:27pm EST   (Reuters) – People who eat a lot of red meat and processed meats have a higher risk of several types of cancer, including lung cancer and colorectal cancer, U.S. researchers reported… Read More