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What We're Reading

These pages are updated regularly with interesting articles that we've been reading on the subjects of cancer and, more importantly, disease prevention. We hope that you come back regularly to see what is new.

Diet & Nutrition
"Eat Less, Move More" is a RESULT, Not a Method.  Not only is this common adage laughingly simplistic and misguided, but it is ill-conceived. "Eat less, move more" should never be recommended as a method for weig ht loss, but rather, recognized as the result of a well executed lifestyle change.
Night Owls Eat Less Healthfully Than Morning People Do Morning people may instinctively choose a healthier diet than night owls do. Finnish researchers tracked the diets of 1,854 men and women ages 25 to 74 and used a well-validated questionnaire to classify them as morning people or evening types.
The Case Against 'Whole Wheat' and 'Whole Grain' Bread Those wholesome whole grain foods you're eating? They might not be as full of nutritious goodness - or even whole grains - as you think.
Fighting Depression by Staying Awake "You've got to be kidding me, Doc. I can barely keep my eyes open as it is, and you want me to pull an all-nighter?" I smiled. "Yes, exactly that. Maybe even two or three." It started out benignly enough.
Mass Gen ResearchKit app GlucoSuccess shows impact of data insights on behavior in diabetes patients Dr. Dennis Ausiello, director of the Center for Assessment Technology and Continuous Health (CATCH) at Massachusetts General Hospital, says the smartphone is "the greatest medical device ever made".
U.S. cracks down on Americans' intake of sugar, saturated fat New U.S. dietary guidelines on Thursday urged Americans to cut their sugar and saturated fat intake to less than 10 percent of daily calories, but consumer advocates said the curbs did not provide clear guidance on the need to lower consumption of meat.
Hormonal response to energy restriction © 2015 American Association for the Advancement of Science. All rights Reserved. AAAS is a partner of HINARI, AGORA OARE, PatientInform, CHORUS, CLOCKSS, CrossRef and COUNTER. Science Translational Medicine ISSN 1946-6242.
So Will Processed Meat Give You Cancer? FOR the first 18 years of my life, I was raised as a vegetarian. My father was convinced of the perils of red meat after my paternal grandmother died on the operating table from late-stage colon cancer.
How tech billionaires are using money and data to solve for death Born in Germany and raised in Northern California, many of Thiel's views on the future grew out of the science-fiction books and TV shows he loved while growing up. Thiel cites Arthur C. Clarke's "The City and the Stars," the author's first novel, publish