Skin Cancer

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Selenium Can Reduce Cancer Death Rates By As Much As 50%!

…Interestingly, skin cancers, which the study was initially designed to evaluate, showed little response to selenium. But the selenium group had a 63 percent reduction in the incidence of prostate cancer, a 58 percent reduction in colon or rectal cancer, and a 45 percent reduction in lung cancer. The results…

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The Benefits of Zinc: Essential for Optimal Health

…essential for health and well-being. Adequate levels of this trace mineral are necessary for optimal immune function, vision, prostate health, and skin health. Other benefits of zinc include its roles in wound healing, learning and memory, and proper functioning of many hormones, including thymus hormones…

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Treating Shingles Naturally

…the affected area to shooting, stabbing, throbbing pain or numbness and tingling along the nerve lines. Other serious shingles complications include skin infections, vision and hearing problems, facial paralysis and muscle weakness. If you look to your conventional doctor for treating shingles, don’t…

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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. For this…

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How to Get the Most Out of the Summer Sun

…vegetable oils, are easily oxidized in the skin, while omega-3s in fish, squid, and krill oil reduce UV-induced inflammation. * Take vitamin A, which can reduce the risk of melanoma by 40 percent. Eating foods rich in vitamin A won’t do the trick. To get these cancer-protective benefits you need to take…

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Beyond Sleep: Other Benefits of Melatonin

…breast, lung, brain, kidney, and skin who took 10 to 40 mg of melatonin a day. They concluded, “The substantial reduction in risk of death, low adverse events reported, and low costs related to this intervention suggest great potential for melatonin in treating cancer.” Now it’s your turn: Do you…

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7 Baking Soda Health Benefits

…Baking Soda #2: Cancer. Studies have shown that dietary measures to boost bicarbonate levels can increase the pH of acidic tumors without upsetting the pH of the blood and healthy tissues. Although this hasn’t yet been studied in human clinical trials, animal models of human breast cancer show that oral…

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The Benefits of Vitamin D Supplements

I’ve been extolling the benefits of Vitamin D supplements for nearly 10 years. This critical nutrient helps to protect against cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, depression, dementia, falls and fractures, flu and more. Plus, taking adequate Vitamin D supplements can lower your risk for 17 different…

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Going Beyond Water To Stay Hydrated & Healthy

…in the US, a whopping 90 percent of the tea we drink is black. Not a bad choice, considering this type of tea has been shown to reduce risk of skin cancer, lower LDL cholesterol, and protect against heart attack and cardiovascular disease. * White tea. Less well known than its black and green counterparts…

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Could Your Personal Care Products Be Causing Diabetes?

skin. Fortunately, the use of phthalates is being phased out by manufacturers. In the meantime, I strongly recommend using natural products whenever possible. Not only will you avoid the phthalates, you’ll ensure that you’re not putting other potentially harmful chemicals and dyes on your skin.…

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Health Benefits of Coffee: Prevent Skin Cancer

skin 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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The Multiple Benefits of Carotenoids

…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, mouth and pharynx, lung, digestive tract, endometrium, and breast. Benefits of Carotenoids: Protection for Your Skin Research has also shown that…

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Heal Your Body With Thermotherapy

…surprising since people have been using heat to heal diseases and disorders for millennia. Hippocrates prescribed water and steam baths for pain and skin conditions, Native Americans sat in sweat lodges for rheumatism and other ailments, and cultures around the world have long recognized the healing properties…

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Health Risks of Antiperspirants: Fact or Fiction?

…disease. But “failing to confirm” is not conclusive, and we know that aluminum is absorbed into the skin and bloodstream. The bottom line: Nobody knows if antiperspirants contribute to cancer and Alzheimer’s. That’s why I encourage you to avoid these potential health risks of antiperspirants…

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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 reports…

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The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…compelling evidence that coconut oil will help you lose weight. As for its ability to improve thyroid function, protect against osteoporosis and cancer, dissolve kidney stones, relieve symptoms of peptic ulcers, colitis, gallbladder disease, and more, all I can say is that I can find no scientific…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Importance of Minerals

…arteries. Supplemental calcium slows bone loss in patients at risk of osteoporosis. This mineral also reduces symptoms of PMS, risk of colorectal cancer, and blood pressure. I recommend 1,000 mg of calcium daily. To ensure optimal absorption, I suggest taking a supplement that contains calcium from…

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Ward Off Winter's Assaults With Vitamin D

…the skin. But, in wintertime, the angle of the sun plus absorption by the atmosphere prevents penetration of the UV rays that produce vitamin D. Thousands of studies have shown that vitamin D is protective against a long list of diverse health conditions, ranging from heart disease and cancer to autoimmune…

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New Study Shows Coffee Can Prevent or Delay Alzheimer’s

…or avoided developing full-blown dementia. This new research adds to the other good news that coffee reduces the risk of diabetes, helps prevent skin cancer, reduces the risk of Parkinson’s disease, stops migraine headaches, can halt a full-blown asthma attack, aids in weight loss, and even increases…

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Say Goodbye to Sciatica

…for sciatica, but I discourage their use—unless they’re applied topically. When specially prepared compounds of these drugs are rubbed into the skin over a painful area, you get rapid relief without dangerous side effects. Topical prescription pain relievers must be ordered from compounding pharmacies…

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