Causes Cancer

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

…prostate cancer risk, and that recommendations to increase its intake should be carefully considered with this potential risk in mind. The first thing you should know is this study was based on data analysis. In other words, it doesn’t actually demonstrate that fish oil causes prostate cancer. The amount…

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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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Food Causing Your IBS? Use Food to Fight It

…that food is also the remedy. You can get to the bottom of your bowel issues by starting with a clean slate, so to speak. Eliminate any foods that cause discomfort and introduce bowel-balancing foods to help heal your digestive tract. Consider a few simple natural dietary adjustments: * Consume more…

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Fiber and Digestive Cleansing

…in less food intake. 4In the 1980s, there was a huge push promoting the benefits of fiber in the diet, particularly its ability to prevent colon cancer. Since that time, there have been conflicting studies, and, for some reason, fiber has fallen out of favor. I predict (something I do very rarely)…

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Can Sunscreen Do More Harm Than Good?

…, it’s questionable whether it actually results in a drop in skin cancer rates—particularly melanoma, the most deadly form. And, then there’s the concern of various sunscreen ingredients being absorbed by the body and causing further problems. Scientists have now found that one widely used sunscreen…

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The Hidden Dangers in Your Toothpaste

…. I’ve noticed that using toothpaste containing SLS can trigger cold sores in many people. Another point about SLS is that some claim it can cause cancer. I’m not sure that SLS on its own has that effect. Problems may arise, however, when the compound combines with other ingredients. Toxicology…

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Preventing Diarrhea With Sour Milk?

Common digestive problems are the second most common cause of hospitalizations. (Pregnancy is number one among women, and coronary problems are number one among men.) Thousands of diseases can be linked directly to a poor digestive system. In the case of diarrhea, one of the best diarrhea treatments…

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The Conventional vs. Organic Debate Continues

cancer, can be decades. Two, exposure rates to toxins are different for each individual. Three, each of us has biological weaknesses, genetic variations, nutritional gaps, and other factors that vary our susceptibility to developing different diseases. This makes it hard to pinpoint the exact cause

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Safe Grilling Tips

…good news is that something as simple as marinating your meat for at least 30 minutes prior to grilling can help reduce the formation of these cancer-causing compounds. Research shows that marinades that contain various herbs and spices--like rosemary, garlic, thyme, basil, etc.--can reduce HCAs, partly…

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Weekly Update for November 25, 2013

…Cancer? * Beet High Blood Pressure Also, coming up on my blog this week: * The Health Benefits of Whey – Wednesday, November 27 * Is Fast Food Causing ADHD? – Friday, November 29 * CHANGE YOUR LIFE Announcement - Sunday, December 1 Be sure to visit again in a couple days! Now it’s your turn: What…

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What is Ashwagandha?

…reduces anxiety and depression without causing drowsiness * stabilizes blood sugar * lowers cholesterol * reduces brain-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…

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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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Go Crazy for Coconuts

…various fatty acids. Yes, coconuts and coconut oil are high in fat. But research has shown that saturated fats in tropical oils such as coconut do not cause heart problems and may actually be beneficial to your heart. Coconut oil reduces LDL cholesterol, raises HDL (the beneficial form of cholesterol), and…

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Massage Away Diabetic Lesions

…After a few days, massage the area more firmly and gradually expand the massage to include the outer rim of the circle. Within a few days, the pain caused by massaging the ulceration will start to subside and there will no longer be any need to use the lidocaine and the ointment. When the infection begins…

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