A Nutritional Intervention Decreases Breast Density in BRCA Carriers

Women who are carriers of the BRCA gene mutation are at high risk of developing breast cancer, and there is a large body of evidence suggesting that 3,3-diindolylmethane (DIM), a dimer of indole-3-carbinol found in cruciferous vegetables, can potentially prevent carcinogenics and tumor development. DIM is a popular food supplement and the National Cancer insitiute…

Chicken Soup for the Freezing Cold Soul

Israel’s Rabin Medical Center resident Dietitian, Liron Ofek David, explains:  Today soup is recognized as an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. This is due to the large quantity of vegetables and to the fact that the water, into which some of the minerals are secreted, is also consumed. Some of the vitamins, however, are…