Tag: Cancer

  • Low carbohydrate diets beneficial for pancreatic cancer

    More and more studies are showing that diets low in carbohydrates have benefits far beyond maintaining weight loss. In conclusion, low-carbohydrate diets, regardless of the type of protein and fat, are associated with a lower risk of pancreatic cancer in the US population, suggesting that adherence to low-carbohydrate-diets may be beneficial for pancreatic cancer prevention. […]

  • Insulin resistance and cancer in black women

    Insulin resistance was one factor that mediated invasive breast cancer prognosis among black women, researchers reported. In a cross-sectional study of 115 women newly diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, metabolic syndrome was twice as prevalent among black women than white women (40% vs 20%, P<0.0001), according to Emily Gallagher, MD, of the Icahn School of […]

  • Ramadan and dawn to dusk fasting

    It’s intermittent fasting but done during a different time scale. During Ramadan Muslims eat a meal before dawn, called suhoor, and eat a meal again after sunset, called iftar. In essence they have two fasting cycles. One while they sleep and the other during the middle of the day. This is similar to a 20:4 […]

  • Cancer researcher has been on the keto diet for 6 years and is living to tell you about it. Go figure.

    This surely doesn’t mean you won’t get cancer. It just means that someone from the cancer side of the medical community has been eating this way for over half a decade and is recommending it to everyone he knows. I wish the people who write headlines wouldn’t be so click-baity. Harper and Drewery have written […]