Several recent studies have determined that peanuts can reduce the risk of dying from cancer, heart disease and 7 other medical conditions. This new evidence comes in addition to peanuts providing an abundance of nutrients.
A breakthrough discovery has found a certain type of saturated fat increases the production of tumors and the metastasis of cancer in the body. Learn what foods contain this ‘cancer fat.’
We can argue about diet all we want, but a huge study proves that plant-based fats are healthier than animal fats when it comes to heart disease.
So you think the Western diet isn’t so bad? Turns out the Western diet shortens telomere length, which means early cell death and early mortality.
Eating fruit while pregnant is not only a great source of nourishment. Turns out it significantly boosts the child’s IQ and cognitive development. Find out why and how much works.
Despite the many pundits claiming that diets overloaded in saturated fats are healthier, new and old evidence proves that consuming too much saturated fat reduces cardiovascular health, and consuming more complex carbohydrates improves our cardiovascular health.
Research is increasingly finding strategies that will significantly reduce a woman’s risk of breast cancer. Fruit consumption decreases breast cancer risk and alcohol consumption increases it. Learn how much affects breast cancer risk.
Beets improve blood vessel function and reduce blood pressure. They also contain many antioxidants and nutrients. Can’t beat nature.
A recent meta-analysis of 96 studies shows that plant-based diets could save hundreds of thousands of lives every year from heart disease and cancer. Another study shows that children with heart disease also benefit from a plant-based diet.
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.
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.