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Mediterranean Diet No ratings yet.

by Dr. Francisco Contreras     A MEDITERRANEAN DIET is rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, complex carbohydrates, olive oil and red wine (or red grapes or grape juice). You can also obtain the same effect through supplementation, as we will discuss later. There is no doubt that eating a diet rich in fruits and […]

You Become What You Eat: Nutrient Starvation and Obesity No ratings yet.

  by Dr. Francisco Contreras Can a person’s diet accelerate aging? The answer is absolutely yes. Your body functions by depending upon a steady supply of nutrient proteins and other substances needed to keep you going. Although some of the elements are produced internally, most of them are obtained from the food you eat. In […]

Importance of IGF-1 in fighting cancer No ratings yet.

by Dr. Francisco Contreras Throughout most of the twentieth century, age-adjusted death rates for many of our most common cancers were vastly lower in much of the Third World than in comparatively wealthy industrialized countries such as the United States. These types of cancers thus became known as “Western cancers.” They include cancers of the […]