Lung Cancer

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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The Health Benefits of Whey

…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, bladder, colon…

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Reduce Estrogen Dominance With Probiotics

…circulation. Studies have shown that excess glucuronidase activity in the gut is associated with an increased cancer risk—particularly estrogen-dependent breast, prostate, and colon cancers. However, researchers also have demonstrated that fermented foods and probiotic supplements containing the Lactobacillus…

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Omega-3s Linked to Prostate Cancer? Not So Fast...

…National Cancer Institute suggests that omega-3 fish oil supplements could potentially increase the risk of prostate cancer. As usually is the case when it comes to negative supplement studies, this analysis is nothing more than fear mongering. This study followed 834 men diagnosed with prostate cancer (156…

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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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Breastfeeding Prevents Cancer and Diabetes

…found to prevent disease in children and also in mothers. Read on for more information on how breastfeeding has been found to prevent diabetes and cancer. Diabetes By choosing the convenience of cow’s milk or manmade formulas over breast feeding, mothers may be subjecting their children to a lifelong…

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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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Broccoli and Cancer Prevention

If you want the maximum anti-cancer benefits from broccoli, don’t overcook it. That’s what researchers at the University of Illinois recently found. Broccoli provides an anti-cancer compound called sulforaphane, but its formation requires the presence of an enzyme called myrosinase. Overcooking…

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Three Foods That Promote Prostate Health

Many doctors are quick to test for prostate cancer, but unfortunately few tell their patients how to prevent prostate cancer from developing in the first place. Diet is a very good place to start. Here are three foods that can help to keep your prostate healthy. 1. Lycopene-rich foods found primarily…

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7 Best Anti-aging Herbs: Ginseng

…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 cavity, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, colon and rectum, liver, pancreas, lung and ovaries…

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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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Fight Alzheimer's With Honokiol

…Neuroinflammation 12;9:57) Honokiol is an expensive supplement, but it has also been shown to help treat numerous kinds of cancer by stopping the formation of new blood vessels that feed the cancer. In addition, it’s a very strong antioxidant, an antiviral compound, and a natural antidepressant. HonoPure is…

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Preventing Diarrhea With Sour Milk?

…prescription antibiotics. Eating yogurt may also decrease the risk of cancer. One French study discovered that among women who ate dairy products, those who ate the greatest amounts of yogurt had the lowest rate of breast cancer. Yogurt can also drop LDL cholesterol levels as much as 10 percent in one…

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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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Need Another Reason to Take a Multi?

…,000 male participants over a 13-year span, taking a daily dose of one particular multivitamin reduced the total risk of cancer in by 8 percent, and certain site-specific cancers by 12 percent. These participants (doctors themselves) were given either a multivitamin or a placebo to take every day for…

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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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The Power of Proper Sleep

…light exposure can be contributing to fatigue, insomnia, depression, a weakened immune system, and a long list of other health problems-including cancer. Think of Sleep as an Investment in Your Future Even though we spend as much as a third of our life sleeping, it seems that most of us just take it…

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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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Health Benefits of Fiber for Weight Loss

…." It swells and softens the stool, and it also scrubs and stimulates the intestines as it passes through. It helps protect against constipation, cancer, and the formation of pockets and inflammation in the colon. On the other hand, soluble fiber dissolves in water and forms sticky gums and gels. They…

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