I’ve previously discussed the role of dietary lignans in the reduction of breast cancer risk and improvement in breast cancer survival, based on studies that showed that women with breast cancer who ate the most lignans appeared to live longer. However lignans are found throughout the plant kingdom—in seeds, whole grains, vegetables, fruits, berries—so how do we know lignans aren’t merely a marker for the intake of unrefined plant foods?
Dena Schmidt, April 22, 2016
Ginger is a wonderfully flavored spice that is prevalent in Asian and Indian cooking. It is also used in sweets as well as brewed in teas and other beverages.
Dena Schmidt, May 8, 2016
Evidence of how harmful certain carbohydrates (‘bad carbs’) can be to our health keeps mounting, and a recent study adds even more motivation to cut out those sugars that trigger the growth of cancer cells.