Cancer Fighting Fall Foods

Phytochemicals found in the fruits and vegetables of the fall season are packed with healthy benefits. The deep colors green, purple, red, and bright orange alert us to the potent anti-oxidant and cell protective anti- cancer activity of these delicious foods. Include cabbage family vegetables, kale, brocolli, cranberries, apples pomegranates and bright orange foods such as yams, winter squash, carrots and persimmons in your diet at the height of their nutritional value during the fall season.

5 Foods That Turn Off Cancer Promoting Inflammation

Inflammation promotes cancer. Nature has provided us with potent plant chemicals that can turn off pro-inflammatory Nuclear Factor Kappa b. That means your food can turn off cancer promoting genes. What you eat and drink has a direct impact on modulating inflammation at the genetic level. It is like turning off your water main. There is not going to be any water coming out of any faucet because the source has been cut off. By turning off NFkB, we turn off one of the main genes, one of the most powerful sources of a cascade of inflammation promotes cancer and cancer related symptoms that impact quality of life. Put a stop to that right now. Add these five foods to your diet now.

Whole Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors | Book Review

The Whole Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors by Helayne Waldman and Ed Bauman- Here is a must have book for all women who have been through breast cancer and want to thrive, not just survive. This is one of those books that I wish I had written. It’s that good!

Do You Know the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer? | Silent and Deadly

September is Women’s Cancer Month and Ovarian Cancer Month. Let’s get real. This is serious. Ovarian Cancer is the deadliest of women’s cancers. It is silent and it kills. 1 in 70 women in the United States will be affected by ovarian cancer.The symptoms of ovarian cancer are hard to recognize.

Organic Food | Is It Really Better for You??

Confused by a recent study published by Stanford University that concluded (erroneously) that organic food is not really better for you???? Bottom line…the study is good, the conclusion really cannot be supported. To read a truly intelligent discussion about how to understand the study, I would like to refer you to this very clear explanation by my esteemed colleague and health writer Johnny Bowden. Here is a link to his blog post titled The Organic Food Lie