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How Nutrino Helps Me Make (some) Sense of Diabetes

If  you have type 1 diabetes, you know that your body rarely reacts to changes the way you hope it will. There is an endless amount of factors that can affect your blood glucose unpredictably and simultaneously— some of which are scientifically-established, some that are based on personal experiences, and some that are inexplicable. Living […]

Slowing the Aging Process, But At What Cost?

We’ve all heard the mythical fountain of youth. You know, the legendary spring that restores the youth of anyone who drinks its water. The anti aging products and services industry is valued at more than 25o billion dollars. We’re not naive though, we know that no one can live forever. Yet we take ridiculous measures […]

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How Your Diet Can Slow the Growth of Cancer

Every year hundreds of the world’s top cancer scientists converge to discuss the latest on diet and cancer. What can you learn from them? First some background. We all have cancer cells in our body. With cancer, the quantity is what makes the difference. One cancer cell never hurts anyone, and neither will a few […]

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Bad nutrition: the world’s biggest killer

Every year the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) presents the latest leading causes of death in the United States. This includes a robust analysis of the causes of death, and their breakdown in different states, genders and populations [1]. The goal of this post is not to focus on this morbid statistics. As always in Nutrino, we […]

Nutrition and disease prevention

Unlike the situation in the first half of the 20th century, it seems like nowadays there is pretty much no doubt about the effects of smoking on our health. Most people, whether smokers or not, would agree that cigarettes promote certain diseases. In particular cancer. A very natural question to ask is, how do other […]