Cancer

Can Alcohol Really Increase Risk of Breast Cancer?

…consumption could slightly increase a woman’s risk of breast cancer. Researchers combing through data from the ongoing Nurses’ Health Study found that three to six drinks per week increased a woman’s risk of breast cancer by nearly 15 percent. And a more recent Boston University…

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Fridays and Fish: What You Need to Know

…arthritis and other autoimmune conditions through their anti-inflammatory action. * Enhance the cells' sensitivity to insulin, protect against cancer, boost memory and mood, and help with weight loss. I highly recommend that you eat omega-3 rich salmon, trout, sardines, herring, or anchovies two…

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Defy Aging With Resveratrol

…moderate wine consumption reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, improves insulin sensitivity, and lowers risk of diabetes and some types of cancer. People who drink wine, especially red wine, are less likely to be obese, suffer with depression, or get Alzheimer’s. And in addition to…

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Fight HPV and Cervical Dysplasia Naturally

If pharmaceutical giant Merck has its way, Gardasil, their human papillomavirus or HPV vaccine (the “cervical cancer vaccine”) would be yet another mandated immunization. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has already recommended the HPV vaccine for all females from age 9 to 26.…

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Vitamin E and Prostate Cancer

…E and Prostate Cancer * The absolute increase in risk of prostate cancer in the men taking vitamin E alone was 1.6 per 1,000 man-years. This means that for every 1,000 men taking the form of vitamin E used in this study (see No. 3 below) for one year, 1.6 more cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed…

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Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk with Walnuts?

…lower risk of developing breast cancer. Plus, the mice in the walnut-fed group that did develop breast cancer had considerably fewer—and smaller—tumors. Since October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, this is timely news. But breast cancer reduction isn’t the only reason…

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Medical Radiation Increases Cancer Risk Factors

…of Medicine (IOM) provide further proof of their link specifically to breast cancer. The IOM recently reviewed all the environmental breast cancer risk factors and came up with two proven culprits. Known Breast Cancer Risk Factors * Conventional hormone replacement therapy with conjugated estrogen…

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Health Benefits of Coffee: Prevent Skin Cancer

cancer. The researchers analyzed data from the Nurses’ Health Study conducted from 1984-2008, and followed 72,921 participants. One of the lifestyle traits they measured was coffee consumption. What they found is that the health benefits of drinking three or more cups a day lowered skin cancer

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Prevent Cancer and Protect Your Heart with Tomatoes

…that helps to neutralize harmful free radicals. Studies have shown eating foods rich in lycopene protects against lung, breast, and prostate cancers. Eating tomatoes also helps to lower your cholesterol and blood pressure—both of which can help to prevent heart attacks and strokes.…

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How To Maintain Natural Prostate Health

…prostate cancer? Some experts believe that a significant percentage of all cancers can be prevented with healthy lifestyle choices. Chief among these is eating a low-fat diet. The saturated fats in meat and dairy fuel hormone-dependent cancers and are clearly linked with prostate cancer. Trans-fatty…

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Smart Summertime Grilling Tips

…polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are formed. Fortunately, by following a few safe grilling tips you can avoid the risk of cancer from grilling. Avoid Risk of Cancer With These Safe Grilling Tips * Use the leanest cuts of meats and poultry. This is not only heart-healthy, but limits the amount…

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Health Risks of Antiperspirants: Fact or Fiction?

…antiperspirants, breast cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease because of the aluminum they contain. But do these health risks of antiperspirants really exist? A 2008 review concluded that there was no scientific evidence indicating that using an antiperspirant causes breast cancer. Likewise, though…

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The Best Foods for Health

…tumors. * A diet rich in fiber halves risk of breast cancer in premenopausal women. * Cheese is a best food for health because it’s rich in a protective fat called CLA. Cheese is also associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer. * Avocados nearly quintuple absorption of lycopene,…

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The Benefits of Vitamins C and E

…than the placebo group. * Help to protect you against cancer. Numerous studies have shown that high-dose vitamin C is associated with a decreased risk of cancer, and that intravenously administered vitamin C can help to fight cancer. In addition, several large epidemiological studies showed…

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How Safe Are Your Supplements?

…or offer protection from heart disease or cancer. As often happens in these anti-supplement articles, the reporters dug up a few isolated studies that illustrated their data points—for example, the faulty one about vitamin E and prostate cancer. Meanwhile, they conveniently omitted the…

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Forget About the RDAs: Here's Why You Need More B Vitamins

…5. Reduce Your Risk of Cancer: In a study involving more than 5,000 women who took folic acid, B6, and B12 daily for about seven years, those over age 65 had a 38 percent decrease in risk of breast cancer and a 25 percent reduction of other invasive cancers. 6. Boost Your Energy: Vitamin…

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Multivitamins Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Death in Women

…and breast cancer awareness campaigns, cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death among women in the United States. In fact, women are 10 times more likely to die of heart disease than of breast cancer, and cardiovascular disorders kill more women than all types of cancer combined.…

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Garlicky Spinach

…that have numerous health benefits, including reducing cholesterol and blood pressure, fighting infections, and inhibiting the growth of some cancer cells. You can find this and other delicious and healthy diabetic diet recipes in my Reversing Diabetes Cookbook. Recipe for Garlicky Spinach Serves…

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The Multiple Benefits of Carotenoids

…risk of prostate cancer almost in half. Other research from Harvard University Medical School found that supplementing with beta-carotene reduces the risk of prostate cancer by 36 percent. Increased intakes of carotenoid-rich foods are also associated with decreased rates of cancers of the ovary,…

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New Vitamin D Recommendations Are Misguided

You may have seen news reports lately suggesting that Americans shouldn’t take vitamin D, especially for preventing cancer or fractures. Many of the reports also stated that the risk of developing kidney stones from vitamin D and calcium could outweigh its potential benefits. Folks, these…

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