Alan Gaby, MD, a pre-eminent nutritional medicine expert, author, and teacher, has spent most of his life studying the effects of nutritional interventions for a wide range of medical conditions.
What we eat, as well as how often we exercise, can affect our risk of cancer. Healthy lifestyle factors—such as a nourishing diet, regular physical activity, and a normal body weight—prevent 30% to 40% of cancers, according to a study in the journal Advances in Radiation Oncology.
Stop making food such a big thing. If you’ve lost your job and your girlfriend’s dumped you, then have a frickin’ chocolate bar. In fact, get a cab down to the nearest candy factory and do the tour where you can scoop up fistfuls and stuff them into your mouth. You’ll feel better.
“When we cut down the old-growth forests, we are potentially losing genomic libraries that could have a strain of fungi that could have enormous implications for human biosecurity, and moreover, habitat health,” says mycologist Paul Stamets.
Now, the famous mushroom scientist wants to create a research station on a remote island to protect old-growth forests containing a rare type of ancient fungus which he believes could protect people against COVID-19, or even future pandemics.