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Vitamin E and Prostate Cancer

800x600 Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 It’s been a rough week for nutritional supplement users. A couple of days ago it was reported that older women who took nutritional supplements, particularly iron, had a slightly increased risk of death.…

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Know Your Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

You may have seen my blog about how PSA (prostate-specific antigen) screening for prostate cancer doesn’t work. Now, I want to follow up with your prostate cancer treatment options. I look at prostate cancer quite differently than most physicians and patients. Multiple studies have shown that…

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The Truth about Fish Oil and Prostate Cancer

Many of my patients and readers have expressed concerns about recent news reports of definitive links between omega-3 fatty acids/fish oil and prostate cancer. This is an example of irresponsible journalism at its worst. There is nothing definitive about this study and, in fact, warnings about the…

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How To Maintain Natural Prostate Health

I know there are many health topics most men aren't comfortable talking about. They'd rather suffer in silence, pretending everything's fine--even if it's not. Since this Sunday is Father's Day, I thought I would dedicate today's blog post, and Friday's, to talking about…

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Prevent Cancer and Protect Your Heart with Tomatoes

Did you know that tomatoes are actually a fruit, not a vegetable? They’re also a health-boosting powerhouse. Tomatoes contain the potent antioxidant lycopene that helps to neutralize harmful free radicals. Studies have shown eating foods rich in lycopene protects against lung, breast, and…

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The Multiple Benefits of Carotenoids

Vitamins, minerals, fats, proteins, and carbohydrates: Most people are familiar with these classes of nutrients since they are essential to our survival. But there are other types of nutrients that research has shown are just as important for promoting and maintaining optimal health and…

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How Safe Are Your Supplements?

You may have seen the new Consumer Reports article, “10 Surprising Dangers of Vitamins and Supplements.” This isn’t a new topic. Periodically, a new study will spark a media circus about the “dangers” of nutritional supplements. While this article attempts to discredit…

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Benefits of Plant Sterols and Stanols

Plant sterols and stanols (also called phytosterols) are natural fatty substances found in all plants. Similar in structure to cholesterol, plant sterols and stanols (saturated sterols) have unique health benefits—and none of cholesterol’s negative effects. Here are a few ways plant…

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IV Vitamin C Kills Cancer Cells

By now, most people know that vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that has the power to boost immune function, increase resistance to infection, and protect against a wide range of diseases. But there’s an entirely different and largely unknown role of vitamin C, and that is its…

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Natural Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (atrial fib) is the medical term used to describe the disorganized, irregular “flutter” of the atria, the small upper chambers of the heart. This condition, which is caused by disruptions in the heart’s electrical conduction system, is increasingly common with…

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