Here is a list of steps your can take to OutSmart Cancer from Dr. David Servan-Schreiber, M.D. who wrote one of my favorite books, Anti-Cancer: A New Way of Life. Take One Step Each Day and in only two weeks you will have transformed your life and your health. Take one step each week and in one season you will have made powerful choices that top the scales towards health and away from cancer and chronic illness.
Avoiding Cancer in the Future
Genetically Modified Foods (GMO) have changed our world forever. Increased rates of cancers, food allergies, asthma, diabetes, autoimmune diseases and birth defects are linked to GMO Foods. One of the most powerful ways to avoid GMO foods is to eat organic and avoid all processed and packaged foods which typically contain GMO food ingredients such as corn, high fructose corn syrup and sugar and often soy products such as soy lecithin. Read labels. Look for NON GMO on the label. Demand that your local stores carry Non GMO Products. The Non GMO Project has both a downloadable shopping guide as well as a smartphone app that you can take to the grocery store with you Here is a list of the 10 most common GMO crops and a short trailer to the outstanding film Genetic Roulette
Tomatoes get their red/orange color from the potent cancer fighting phytochemical, Lycopene. Lycopene is a powerful cell protective antioxidant. It belongs to a large family of potent antioxidants found in foods and healing plants called carotenoids. Lycopene is also found in other red and pink foods such as watermelons, red papayas, pink grapefruit, pink guavas, red carrots, red bell peppers, cayenne pepper, and rose hips.
A recent study on the relationship of EPA DHA fish oils to increased Prostate Cancer risk has raised alarm and created confusion. Here is a statement by my esteemed colleague Dr. Robert Rountree, MD. Dr. Rountree concludes, …it would be premature to stop eating fish or to discontinue taking omega-3 nutritional supplements on the basis of this study. The bottom line here is that this study shows NO CAUSE AND EFFECT relationship.
Quercitin is a bioflavonoid plant chemical found in many fruits and vegetables may protect your liver from permanent damage related to Hepatitis C. Researchers at UCLA have shown that Quercetin may actually block the spread of the deadly Hepatitis C virus and may be a safe natural approach to treatment. Hepatitis C is a difficult to treat chronic viral infection of the liver that can both destroy the liver and its vital functions and can also lead to life threatening liver cancer. Below you will find a list of common foods rich in these protective phytochemicals.
BPA Plastics Linked to Cancer . Some conscious food companies are acting responsibily and have decided to use BPA free packaging. Here is a list of BPA Free Food Brands and Products.
I cannot imagine life without avocados. I grew up with 3 avocado trees in our backyard. Guacamole is made from avocados, one of the most nourishing cancer fighting foods along with the surprise of color and anti-oxidant filled pomegranate seeds.
f Your Mother Had Cancer, Are You At Risk? What is The Role of Family History? Should You Get Tested? Should You Be Worried? There is a link between mothers, daughters and cancer risk. A family history of certain types of cancer can increase your risk.
Celebrate National Cancer Survivor’s Day is Sunday June 2 , 2013. Make it a day filled with inspiration, hope, gratitude, celebration, friends and family!!
Can Breast Cancer and Colon Cancer Risk Be Reduced By Choosing Anti-Cancer Mediterranean Foods? Research suggests that food choices do make a difference and may lower cancer risk. The Super Healthy Mediterranean Diet is filled with cancer fighting foods. It is primarily a plant based high fiber diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, fermented foods and healthy fats and oils from olives and nuts such as almonds and walnuts, It is high in antioxidants from a wide variety of colorful fresh fruits and vegetables, including the longevity promoting phytochemical resveratrol found in red and purple grapes and red wine.