Cancer

Tips for Preventing Cancer

…cure.” And nothing could be truer when it comes to preventing cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) database, nearly one in every two American men will develop cancer at some point in their lives, and one in four will die of…

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Preventing Cancer Can Be As Easy As Standing Up

…lead to obesity and diabetes—and now we can add increased cancer risk to the list. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research, nearly 50,000 new cases of breast cancer per year, and over 40,000 cases of colon cancer, are caused by inactivity. What’s also important to note is…

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Say Goodbye to Sciatica

…good chance of saying goodbye to sciatica once and for all. Now it’s your turn: Have you tried or heard about any other safe, effective treatments for sciatica? You May Also Be Interested In: * Eradicate Pain With High-Intensity Laser Therapy * Medical Radiation Increases Cancer Risk Factors

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Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death

…325,000 Americans every year and claims more lives than automobile accidents, Alzheimer’s, AIDS, diabetes, and breast, prostate, and colorectal cancer combined! That’s why it’s important to know what measures are effective at preventing sudden cardiac death. What Is Sudden Cardiac…

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Going Beyond Water To Stay Hydrated & Healthy

…satisfy thirst but also confer multiple health benefits. * Green tea is known for its therapeutic polyphenols which have proven protective against cancer, heart disease, and even cavities. Green tea is also a natural, mild thermogenic agent that can be taken as a pre-meal beverage or supplement to…

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6 Reasons to Give Dark Chocolate This Valentine's Day

…well as insulin and glucose responses to the glucose tolerance test. * Mediates Inflammation. Inflammation plays a role in heart disease, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and more. The cocoa flavanols in dark chocolate have been shown to lower inflammation. They do this by reducing blood…

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Vitamin A Helps to Protect Against Melanoma

As summer approaches, skin cancer public health awareness campaigns are reminding us to wear sunscreen and cover up with a hat and long sleeves. Now, a new study shows that to protect yourself from melanoma—the most serious form of skin cancer—you should also consider taking vitamin A.…

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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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