40% of cancers could be prevented if people stopped smoking and overeating, limited their alcohol, exercised regularly and reduced exposures to toxic chemicals over the course of their lives.
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A low level of this important vitamin may increase risk of cancer, high blood pressure, depression, bone loss (osteoporosis), cardiovascular disease, diabetes, infections and auto-immune diseases (arthritis, thyroid disease, lupus, multiple sclerosis to name a few) Here is a compelling video in which journalist Diane Sawyer interviews Dr. Mehmet Oz.
Can losing weight prevent you from getting cancer? There are many reasons why being overweight is bad for our health, but most people don’t realize that cancer is one of them. Of course, excess body weight can contribute to serious medical conditions such as heart disease and type II diabetes, but new research shows that the habits that lead to excess body fat might also increase the risk of developing certain types of cancer.
Is it safe to participate in an FDA Approved Study? Maybe Not. In June 2009 the FDA cut corners and fast-tracked the approval of a new medical device without ascertaining its safety because it resembled other similar devices that had been approved in the past. That’s like saying … well this nuclear reactor looks like another one we approved last year, so it must be safe.
How Meditation Can Support Cancer Treatment
Is Meditation Effective?
There is good news when it comes to meditation as a complementary treatment, and that is that a number of rigorous clinical trials are underway. Using controlled clinical trials, these investigators are studying the effects of both types of meditation on health issues such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease and the side effects of cancer treatment.
The goal of real healthcare reform must be high-quality, universal coverage in a cost-effective way. We must ensure, to as great a degree as possible, that the money we put into health coverage goes to the delivery of healthcare, not to paper-pushing, astronomical profits and lining CEOs’ pockets.
A study of more than 100,000 men and women over 14 years finds nonsmokers who followed recommendations for cancer prevention had a lower risk of death from cancer, cardiovascular disease, and all-causes.
A recently published study finds low blood levels of vitamin D may promote more aggressive breast tumors.
The relationship between between low vitamin D levels and higher risk of developing breast cancer has been previously documented in numerous studies. Women with inadequate intake of Viamin D or with low blood levels (below 55ng/ml) have very poor prognosis and higher risk of metastatic disease and death from breast cancer.
This is a great cookbook, not only for cancer patients and cancer survivors, but for anyone who wants to eat a super healthy diet that also fights cancer with food!!
Saffron, Crocus sativus, also known as Hong Hua in Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine, has been used both as a culinary spice and as a medicinal botanical on many continents throughout history for over 3,000 years….