Cancer

The Superpowers of Fermented Foods

…reasons I like sauerkraut is for its numerous strains of bacteria, many of which I’m sure haven’t even been categorized. It also contains various cancer-fighting compounds, vitamin C, minerals, and other nutrients. Kefir can be found in many markets today and is fairly easy to make at home, as well…

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What is Ashwagandha?

…-cell degeneration * contains anti-malarial properties * offers anti-inflammatory benefits Ashwagandha has even been found to reduce the growth of cancer cells. Ashwagandha should also be used by anyone who is having adrenal or hormonal problems. Dosage 1 to 6 grams of ashwagandha would be advised for…

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7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Ginseng

…patients. * Cancer: Korean researchers tested various forms of ginseng and its effects on cancer. In practically every case, the overall cancer risk dropped in patients taking ginseng extracts or whole ginseng powders. Ginseng was particularly effective at lowering the risk of cancers of the lip, oral…

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The Conventional vs. Organic Debate Continues

…-term exposure to health problems for several reasons. One, the time lag between the exposure and the manifestation and diagnosis of a disease, like cancer, can be decades. Two, exposure rates to toxins are different for each individual. Three, each of us has biological weaknesses, genetic variations,…

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Safe Alternatives to NSAIDs

…answered a question from a reader about whether or not I have changed my views on aspirin, considering it has been found to prevent heart attacks, cancer, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Not to mention, millions of people regularly use aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like…

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Chia Seed Berry Pudding

…seeds are also rich in minerals such as magnesium and phosphorus and full of antioxidants that help protect the body from free radicals, aging, and cancer. If you are on a gluten-free diet, do not worry as chia seeds contain no gluten or grains. They also work as a great vegan egg replacer as the seeds…

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A Daily Soda Ups Diabetes Risk

…sweetened soft drinks come with their own list of serious health side effects including headaches, memory loss, and an increased risk of developing cancerous tumors. Artificial sweeteners have also been shown to increase cravings for sweets, which can lead to a higher consumption of sugary and refined carbohydrate…

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Cleanse with Cabbage Juice

…cabbage juice is rich in compounds called indoles. Numerous studies have shown that indoles are detoxifying agents and can stop the formation of colon cancer. * One of the more fascinating uses of cab-bage and/or cabbage juice may be in protecting the body against radiation. In the 1950’s, our military…

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Go Crazy for Coconuts

…of raw coconut oil (which contains over 92% saturated fats). Even in our part of the world, between these two extremes, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and type 2 diabetes were rare when our society consumed more free-range and/or wild animal meat (including the fat as lard) and minimally processed…

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7 Steps to Healthy Sleep

…or her immune system, disrupting prostaglandin production and intracellular calcium levels, and increasing the risk of developing depression and cancer in the future. Also, if you have to go to the bathroom during the night, it would be best not to turn on the light. At this point, I'd go by rule that…

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The Health Benefits of Whey

…everything from the flu to cancer. Anti-Cancer Benefits of Whey To date, most of the studies on whey protein and cancer have been performed using laboratory animals. These studies have found that a diet supplemented with whey protein provides protection against toxin-induced cancers of the esophagus, lung…

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The Hidden Dangers in Your Toothpaste

Want to avoid cold sore outbreaks, and potentially cancer as well? Then check your toothpaste. One of the main ingredients in most commercial toothpaste is sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS), used as a foaming agent in toothpastes, shampoos, and other soaps. I’ve noticed that using toothpaste containing…

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Milk Thistle Protects Against Skin Cancer

…skin aging and mutations in skin cells that can later develop into skin cancer. Under ideal circumstances, the immune system either repairs the mutated cells or kills them so they don’t have the chance to progress to the cancerous stage. In the study I mentioned, when skin cells were treated with the…

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Cut Sugar, Boost Testosterone

…widespread. By doing nothing else but eliminating sugar from your diet, you can significantly reduce your risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, cancer, hormonal problems, obesity, and practically every major disease of our time. And now, you can add boosting your testosterone levels to that list.…

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Oral Health and Cancer--Is There a Connection?

…from cancer. The oral health and causes of death of 1,390 individuals was documented from 1985–2009. Those with the highest amounts of dental plaque were almost two times as likely to have cancer as those with the least amount of plaque. The type of cancer varied among men, while breast cancer was the…

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7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Garlic

…walls of blood vessels. Some preliminary work at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York has also shown that naturally occurring compounds found in garlic can assist in preventing the progression of prostate cancer. For overall health and disease prevention, I recommend that you consume at…

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Can Sunscreen Do More Harm Than Good?

…of warnings about the flu, we'll be hearing from medical experts about the importance of using sunscreen every day to protect ourselves from skin cancer. Daily sunscreen use and warnings to avoid the sun at all costs have been the mantra of government agencies and most medical professionals for at least…

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7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Turmeric

…singlehandedly address some of today's greatest health threats, including arthritis, asthma, cardiovascular disease, hepatitis, gallbladder problems and lung cancer from smoking and other pollutants. I recommend about a heaping tablespoon of turmeric a day. Some people eat it straight, but you can also try sprinkling…

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