Less Carbs and Animal Fat for a Prostate-wise Diet

Reducing carbohydrates and animal fat from men suffering prostate cancer yields positive outcomes. Fat Intake After Diagnosis and Risk of Lethal Prostate Cancer and All-Cause Mortality Importance Nearly 2.5 million men currently live with prostate cancer in the United States, yet little is known about the association between diet after diagnosis and prostate cancer progression…

Carbohydrates and Exercise Performance

A meta review finds that carbohydrates offer little to no benefit in short-duration competition;  so if you are doing anything under 1 hour the energy drinks and carbo-loading are probably a waste of money. Nutrition Journal 2013, 12:16 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-16 http://www.nutritionj.com/content/12/1/16/abstract Carbohydrates and exercise performance in non-fasted athletes: A systematic review of studies mimicking real-life There is a consensus…

Diet and Changes in Gut Microbial Enterotypes

High fat diet favours Bacteroides enterotype, while a low protein/high complex carbohydrate diet favours Prevotella enterotype. Science. 2011 October 7; 334(6052): 105–108. Linking Long-Term Dietary Patterns with Gut Microbial Enterotypes Diet strongly affects human health, partly by modulating gut microbiome composition. We used diet inventories and 16S rDNA sequencing to characterize fecal samples from 98 individuals.…