This weeks thoughts….

This is one of the best descriptions of depression I've read....When you have depression it’s like it snows every day.Some days it’s only a couple of inches. It’s a pain in the ass, but you still make it to work, the grocery store. Sure, maybe you skip the gym or your friend’s birthday party, but it IS still snowing and who knows how bad it might get tonight. Probably better to just head home. Your friend notices, but probably just thinks you are flaky now, or kind of an asshole. Some days it snows a foot. You spend an hour shoveling continue reading
The difference between fermented and unfermented forms of soy protein and their benefits in prostate cancer is an interesting topic with varied research indicating different results.… As noted above recent research indicates that unfermented soy is associated with a decreased risk of PCa while fermented soy shows no associations with risk (Applegate et al., 2018) tempering earlier research that fermented soy may increase risk and cancer progression.Why the difference between fermented and unfermented varieties? My readings found that, firstly, fermentation sees bacterial β-glucosidases cleave glycosidic linkages akin to digestive enzymes and gut microbiota altering soys structure (Islam et al., 2014). continue reading

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