Tag: heart disease

What Women Should Eat to Live Longer

“What Women Should Eat to Live Longer” The Harvard Nurses’ Health Study, involving more than 100,000 women, was started in 1976. And so, as you can imagine, is now the most definitive long-term study ever on older women’s health. Since the study started, thousands of participants died. And now, thanks to all that hard work,…

By Ewald Bahringer September 16, 2019 24

Reductionism and the Deficiency Mentality

“Reductionism and the Deficiency Mentality” Research in human nutrition over the last 40 years has led to numerous discoveries and to a comprehensive understanding of the exact mechanisms behind how food nutrients affect our bodies. However, the epidemics of diet-related chronic diseases — obesity, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, stroke, and cancers — dramatically…

By Ewald Bahringer September 16, 2019 72

Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Cancer?

“Should We All Take Aspirin to Prevent Cancer?” In people without a personal history of cardiovascular disease, the risks of aspirin may outweigh the benefits, but aspirin may have additional benefits as well. We have long recognized the preventative role of daily aspirin for patients with heart disease; however, it now appears we can now…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 55

Risk Associated With Iron Supplements

“Risk Associated with Iron Supplements” Iron is a double-edged sword. If we don’t absorb enough, we risk anemia. But if we absorb too much, we may be increasing our risk of colorectal cancer, heart disease, infection, neurodegenerative disorders, and inflammatory conditions. Other conditions that have been associated with high iron intake include Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, arthritis,…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 42