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Matti Narkia

Food Composition : Food and Nutrition Information Center - 0 views

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    The Nutrient Data Laboratory (NDL) has been compiling and developing food composition databases for over a century. Current version of the database is Standard Reference, Release 21. Find links to NDL resources, including online nutrient search, lists of individual nutrients, PDA downloads and more
Matti Narkia

What You Eat May Fuel Cancer: Medical Experts Advise A Diet Rich In Omega-3s And Phyton... - 0 views

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    If you want to reduce your risk for getting cancer, heart disease, diabetes and a host of other diseases, the message is clear - eat a nutrient-rich, low-fat, high fiber diet, with plenty of fruit and vegetables. So why is this wisdom forgotten when a person is diagnosed with cancer, and the standard advice becomes: "Eat whatever you want, whatever you can tolerate," even when this may include a diet high in fat and refined sugars. \n\nAccording to two of the country's leading authorities on cancer and nutrition, David Katz, MD and Keith Block, MD, the typical American high-fat, empty calorie diet can set the stage for an inflammatory response that actually fuels a cancer patient's disease, undermines treatment, and promotes malnutrition.
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