Palm oil promotes the spread of cancer | Knowledge & Environment | DW

The suspicion seems to be confirmed: Researchers from the Institute for Research in Biomedizine (IRB) in Barcelona have shown that a fat molecule in palm oil called palmitic acid changes the cancer genome and increases the likelihood that the cancer will spread. Cancer metastasis is still the leading cause of death in cancer patients, as […]

How diet can slow down tumor growth – healing practice

Does a ketogenic diet in cancer diagnoses lead to the tumor growth being slowed down, or is a reduced-calorie diet better suited for this? (Image: Yulia / stock.adobe.com) Effects of diet on tumor growth Diet can have a huge impact on tumor growth. It has now been investigated how two different types of diet affect […]

Germans eat so unhealthily

Those who eat a healthy and balanced diet are not only fitter, but can also prevent chronic diseases. According to a survey, however, not even half of Germans pay attention to it. Photo series with 15 pictures Vitamins, Nutrients, sufficient fluids: A healthy and balanced diet should be part of everyone’s everyday life so that […]

Increased risk of atrial fibrillation through omega-3 dietary supplements – healing practice

Does taking omega-3 fatty acids as a dietary supplement increase your risk of developing atrial fibrillation? (Image: Girasole75 / stock.adobe.com) Link between omega-3s and atrial fibrillation? In recent years, various studies have already come to the conclusion that omega-3 fatty acids may not protect against atrial fibrillation, but could even promote it. Current research should […]

Omega-3 dietary supplements increase risk of atrial fibrillation – medical practice

Does taking omega-3 fatty acids as a dietary supplement increase your risk of developing atrial fibrillation? (Image: Girasole75 / stock.adobe.com) Link between omega-3s and atrial fibrillation? In recent years, various studies have already come to the conclusion that omega-3 fatty acids may not protect against atrial fibrillation, but could even promote it. Current research should […]

This healthy fat can help patients

It has long been known that fats are an important part of a healthy diet. A study now shows another advantage: a certain fatty acid can help headache patients. Omega-3 fatty acids are important for the human metabolism. They are a building block of our cell membranes, have anti-inflammatory effects, among other things, and have […]

Saturated fats from meat are particularly unhealthy for the heart – healing practice

Due to the saturated fatty acids it contains, meat seems to significantly increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. (Image: OlesyaSH / stock.adobe.com) Effects of saturated fat on the heart In a recent study, a previously unknown relationship between saturated fatty acids and the risk of cardiovascular disease was identified. Saturated fats from meat seem […]