I've been a freelance health journalist for the past 25 years and prior to that, an entertainment lawyer with a large NYC firm. More than a decade ago, I had a recurrence of a slow-growing form of ovarian cancer and turned to food as medicine. Since then, I've been researching and writing about how nutrition prevents and promotes disease. My book, How to Create Your Plantastic Kitchen, will launch in digital format this fall. Meanwhile, check out my blogs--www.eatandbeatcancer.com and www.glowingolder.com. Good health, long life to you all.
Cancer cells thrive on certain fuels–including glucose and glutamine, two key elements that you must inhibit in your anti-cancer diet. We’ve talked ad nauseum about glucose. But what about glutamine, an amino acid, a building block of protein? Continue reading →
Myricetin may not yet grace your doctor’s anti-cancer tool kit, but put it on your prescription pad. Among all the phytonutrients, it’s what I call “plantastic”– blessed with a chemical structure that works some anti-cancer wonder.
Today, on World Diabetes Day, it’s time to set the record straight: The cause of Type 2 diabetes and its precursor, insulin resistance, is saturated fats. They muck up your cells and the ability of your cells to use insulin.