Week Ending May 23, 2022

Exactly How Does Zinc Help the Immune System? Experts Explain
“Immunity is a complex process that relies on various nutrients—chief among them being zinc. Research shows that zinc plays a role in multiple aspects of your immune system.* But how, exactly, does zinc support your immunity and how do you know if you’re getting enough? Let’s dive in.”

Exercise, Diet, and Weight Management During Cancer Treatment: ASCO Guideline
“A systematic review of the literature identified systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials evaluating the impact of aerobic and resistance exercise, specific diets and foods, and intentional weight loss and avoidance of weight gain in adults during cancer treatment, on quality of life, treatment toxicity, and cancer control.”

Virtual workouts spiked during the pandemic — and the trend is sticking around
“At the height of the pandemic, when going to the gym wasn’t an option, millions of people began exploring virtual workouts from home for the first time. And many of them now say they won’t go back.”

How timing your meals right can benefit your health
“Eating well doesn’t necessarily just mean concentrating on the right diet – the time you eat (or don’t) can also make a big difference to your wellbeing”

How To Embrace Longevity Nutrition, Based On A Comprehensive Study
“Sometimes a truly awesome compilation of scientific evidence in the field of nutrition is systematically examined by researchers, and as a nutrition scientist and dietitian, it makes me want to shake the author’s hands and personally thank them.”

Cancer-Related Fatigue Outcome Measures in Integrative Oncology: Evidence for Practice and Research Recommendations
“Cancer-related fatigue (CRF) is one of the most common symptoms across the cancer continuum and is often underreported and undertreated. Defined as a distressing, persistent, subjective sense of tiredness or exhaustion related to cancer or its treatment, CRF includes physical, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual dimensions.”

How diet and gut bacteria may point to new treatments for depression
“Worldwide, some 280 million people, or 5% of the adult population, have depression. The World Health Organization has called it a “leading cause of disability worldwide.” The currently available treatments such as antidepressants and behavioral therapies are effective for many people but are not suitable or available to all.”