Abstracts & Commentary

ND
After 3 months on a ketogenic diet, women with PCOS lost more than 20 pounds on average, a new study reports.
ND, FABNO
Natural infection by measles—but not the measles vaccine—may compromise the immune system for many years.
ND, FABNO
A recent study that combined tissue culture, mouse, and human data creates a compelling argument that pollen exposure weakens innate immune defense against viral infection—and not just in allergy sufferers.
PhD, ND, DHANP, CCH
The growing appetite for ultra-processed foods worldwide is linked to a rise in mortality and obesity risks.
ND, LAc, MPH
Looking at scenes of nature may curb a sweet tooth—and the desire for instant gratification—better than viewing urban scenery.
ND, LAc
A recent study found that eating more than 2 servings a week of mushrooms may reduce risk of mild cognitive impairment compared to fewer servings.
ND
A recent cross-sectional, double-blind study investigated the impact of physical fitness on the risk of developing colorectal cancer.
ND, LAc, FABNO
A new pilot study suggests that frankincense, the sap from the Boswellia tree, may help alleviate cerebral edema in patients with brain tumors.
ND, MSc, FABNO
Which supplements may benefit, harm, or have no effect for chemotherapy patients? A recent study tackles this important question.
ND, FABNO
An emerging dietary strategy—time-restricted eating—may help treat metabolic syndrome, with better compliance than more rigorous weight-loss programs.