The blackened areas on charred and grilled flesh foods (meat, poultry, fish) are a source of carcinogenic chemicals. These chemical directly damage DNA, our genetic material, initiate mutations that can lead to the development of cancer. Think before you eat! The longer meat is cooked, the more dangerous it becomes.
Anti-Cancer Healthy Living
UCLA Study discovers How to Kill Cancer Cells: Starve them of Sugar and they start to die. Conversely, patients with diabetes, pre-diabetes, metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance..conditions of persistent high blood sugar suffer higher rates of cancer. Botton Line: Sugary blood feeds cancer cells.
Women need to be vigilant about symptoms they may be experiencing. Many types of gynecologic cancer produce symptoms early enough for them to be successfully treated. When the symptoms are ignored, the delay in treatment can prove to be fatal. Ladies, listen to your bodies! If you are experiencing something abnormal for you, see your doctor. Chances are the symptoms aren’t cancer related, but it’s better to be safe.
We are exposed to a myriad number of cancer causing toxic chemicals everyday. Why aren’t most of these chemicals listed on the labels? What Your Shampoo Isn’t Telling You and Why It Matters. A must read article from Mother Jones Magazine.
Here is a new website www.everydayexposures.com where you can learn all about the many toxins in your home, garden and garage. It is a visually oriented site where you can click on an item on a bathroom shelf and learn about the cancer causing chemicals found in your shampoo or toothpaste and how to find a good alternative.
Buyer Beware. The Environmental Working Group has compiled a list of The Dirty Dozen, 12 soft skinned foods that absorb the most pesticides and that you must buy organic and The Clean Fifteen, tough skinned…
Inflammation not only increases breast cancer risk, but a new study finds that women with the highest levels of inflammation at the time of diagnosis have the poorest survival. Find out what you can do.
Study suggests that melatonin may be a useful compound as a cancer preventative.
Grape seed extract has been shown to possess the remarkable ability to selectively target head and neck squamous cancer cells leading to cell death or apoptosis. A study showed that by generating reactive oxygen species, grape seed extract both damaged the cancer cell’s DNA and stopped the pathways that allow for its repair.
Resveratrol is a potent anti-oxidant found in red and purple grapes and berries. It is used extensively in China as a longevity tonic and to support cancer patients and cardiovascular patients.