Tag Archives: diet

July 02

Omega-3 fatty acids in oily fish may reduce the risk of breast cancer

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2013 — Consuming omega-3 fatty acids found in oily fish like salmon, tuna and sardines can lower the risk of developing breast cancer, according to a large-scale review of past studies published in the June 27 issue of the British Medical Journal. The study concluded that women who consume a high level of omega-3 fatty acids from […]

April 03

Greek coffee may be the key to a long healthy life

Greek scientists think that a Greek coffee is one of the reasons the residents of Ikaria live longer   From my column at Communities @ Washington Times  WASHINGTON, DC, March 19, 2013 – The residents of Ikaria, a Greek island on the Aegean Sea, live significantly longer than most other communities.  In a study published […]

March 25

Death by salami: New study finds processed meats may lead to early death

Large-scale European study reiterates link between processed meats, cancer, and heart disease. But you can still eat chicken!     From my column at Communities @ Washington Times WASHINGTON DC, March 11, 2013 – Say it isn’t so!   To the woe of all cold cut, bacon, bologna, and prosciutto lovers, yet another study finds that those […]

March 12

Mediterranean diet reduces heart disease, study confirms

Researchers in Spain find that a diet rich in olive oil and nuts and low in processed foods and red meat can reduce heart attacks and strokes From my column at Communities at The Washington Times WASHINGTON DC, February 28, 2013 – A new study released Monday in the New England Journal of Medicine concluded […]