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Nutrigenomics

Nutrigenomics: The Future of Personalized Nutrition in Cancer Prevention and Treatment

Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.

Scientists are working hard to uncover gene-nutrient associations for all types of diseases, especially cancer. Once these associations are better understood, nutrition recommendations can be then personalized for disease prevention and management.

Poison Or Medicine?

John Berardi, Ph.D. | Posted 11.29.2013 | Healthy Living
John Berardi, Ph.D.

When it comes to heart disease risk, caffeinated coffee can actually be a "poison" for one person. And a "medicine" for another. It all depends on one little gene.

Can Food Save You From Breast Cancer?

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Eat like your life depends on it. So say the authors of a recently-published book, The Whole Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors. Here is a must-have book for all women who have been through breast cancer and want to thrive, not just survive.

What’s A Calorie?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.22.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We are wasting our energy debating the nature of the calorie -- which is, simply, and incontrovertibly, a measure of energy.

Behind The Search For The 'Best' Diet

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

As you likely know, U.S. News and World Report released a list of "best diets" to coincide with the annual bumper crop of weight loss resolutions as the new year begins. I was privileged to be one of the 22 judges.

Why Your Genes Don't Determine Your Health

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Hyman, MD

The decoding of the human genome at the dawn of the millennium carried the hope and promise of the beginning of the end of human suffering.

Why Eating a Low-Fat Diet Doesn't Lead to Weight Loss

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Pioneering research by Harvard Medical School's David Ludwig reveals the reason that low-fat diets do not work -- and identifies the true cause of obesity for most Americans.