immune system

Saturated fats “anger” your immune system. Found in meat, bacon, cheese and butter, saturated fats irritate the immune system leading to low-grade inflammation. Choose monounsaturated (olive oil) or polyunsaturated (corn oil) instead. … Read More

Sounds pretty scientific, but in practice it is simply the study of how food and other lifestyle choices influence a person’s genes or hereditary make-up. The Human Genome Project has allowed scientists to develop a roadmap of each human gene. This map helps researchers find common gene variations. People with these variations are at greater … Read More