Starving cancer

2019-12-17T11:58:50-04:00December 17th, 2019|Articles|

A fascinating recent study suggests that a dietary intake reduced in one single amino acid, methionine, decreases the growth of colorectal tumors and improves their response to anti-cancer treatments.

Insects: future sources of protein?

2019-12-17T12:01:37-04:00December 17th, 2019|Articles|

It is estimated that by 2050 we will need 50% more food to enable human survival worldwide. This is an enormous challenge because our current model, based on intensive livestock farming, is increasingly being blamed for its devastating effects on the climate and our ecosystem. Is it possible that alternative protein sources which are energy-efficient and produce few pollutants, such as insects, could provide a useful solution?

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