Thursday, July 9, 2009

Can fewer calories extend life? High cholesterol foods may put us at risk for liver disease, Check out top lip balms for lip cancer prevention

Calorie restricted diet curbs disease and aging in monkeys

A twenty year study concludes that a calorie restricted diet helped primates live longer and disease free. The research comes from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center and the William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, showing that monkeys placed on a nutritious restricted calorie diet experienced fifty percent less incidence of diseases normally associated with aging - cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and loss of brain mass. Read More

High cholesterol foods linked to liver cancer and cirrhosis

For the first time, researchers have found a link between consuming foods high in cholesterol and liver disease. Diets high in protein and cholesterol are now associated with cirrhosis of the liver and liver cancer. Conversely, eating more carbohydrates may lower the risk of liver disease. Read More

Thirty two percent of balms no protection from lip cancer

We all know a day in the sun requires skin protection. Lip cancer is a reality and can happen without the right protection, yet thirty- two percent of lip balms offer low protection, or contain toxic ingredients. Sun exposure is a major cause of lip cancer. Read More