Here’s a good article on how foods can help fight disease. Eating lots of vegetables may lower your risk of developing lymphoma. Maybe we also need an article on how foods can actually make us sick.
Pecans may inhibit oxidation in the blood vessels and lower risk of heart disease. They also contain a lot of vitamin E, phytonutrients, and unsaturated fats. Pistachios, however, have the highest percentage of monounsaturated fats, and are actually part of a Mediterranean diet.
We reported some time ago that omega-6 fatty acids promote the growth of prostate tumors. These fatty acids are found in abundance in an American diet, mostly in the oils we use, like corn oil. Here is an article that discusses how increasing omega-3s and decreasing omega-6s actually reduce growth rate of prostate tumors.
This article rates the twenty most popular diet web sites. Aetna InteliHealth, MayoClinic.com, and MedicineNet.com are supposedly the top three. I would be careful, however, using a web site wherein you have to input personal medical information, particularly those sites operated by insurance companies. I fear that your personal information can be used to make decisions on whether to deny coverage, how much coverage you receive, and on how much premiums cost.
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