Getting Started with Flexitarian Cooking

I just got started with week 1 of the flexitarian meal plan, and am cooking up some pretty tasty vegetarian dishes from the Flexitarian Diet Book. The idea behind Flexitarianism is to reduce, but not necessarily eliminate, the amount of meat in one’s diet. Meat-based diets have been linked to heart disease, cancer, and weight gain.[…]

Study Confirms that Colonoscopy Reduces Death Rate

This article from the NY Times describes the results of a 20 year study published by the New England Journal of Medicine, which confirms that the death rate from colorectal cancer was cut over 50% in those who had a colonoscopy and whose doctors removed precancerous polyps.  Previously, it was assumed that removing precancerous polyps[…]