Eating & Nutrition For Diseases
- Q How can food be like medicine?
Emilia Klapp, Nutrition & DieteticsLike everything around us, food is made of chemical compounds. When ingested, food breaks down into tiny molecules that perform the functions our bodies need to sustain life. If we eat the wrong foods or inadequate amounts, we create an imbalance in our... Full Answer
- Q How do illnesses relate to my carbohydrate intake?
If your diet consists mainly of simple carbohydrates like sugary drinks and desserts and processed foods, your chances for many different types of disease rise. This results because simple carbohydrates send your system into overdrive breaking... Full Answer
- Q Can the intake of whole grains be related to the risk of heart disease?
Dr. Dean Ornish, Internal MedicineIn the Harvard Nurses’ Health Study of more than 75,000 women, researchers found a strong inverse relationship between intake of whole grains and the risk of developing coronary heart disease (CAD). This provides another validation of the Spectrum... Full Answer