Cancer

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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Oil Pulling: A Natural Way to Promote Oral Health

…before spitting it out. Personally, I can’t attest to the accuracy of many of the claims about the benefits of oil pulling (curing diabetes and cancer, pulling toxins from the blood, etc.), but it does balance the bacterial flora in the mouth and can significantly improve oral health. Studies from…

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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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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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Muscle Cramps May Signal a Trace Mineral Deficiency

…suboptimal levels of much-needed trace minerals as well. Trace mineral deficiencies are one of the factors explaining why we see higher rates of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease with advanced age. Long before these problems arise, there are almost always early warning signs, if we pay attention…

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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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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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Could Tap Water Contribute to Prostate Cancer?

…drinking tap water and prostate cancer deaths. The researchers looked at the percentage of women using oral contraceptives, IUDs, condoms, and vaginal barrier contraceptives in 87 different countries. Then they compared the incidence and deaths from prostate cancer in those same countries. Unlike any…

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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: 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 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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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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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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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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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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