Women Changing the Way We Think About Our Boobs: Dr. Nalini Chilkov and Dr. Kristi Funk by Anna Musky-Goldwyn. Reprinted from the Huffington Post-Dr. Chilkov and Dr. Funk are being honored at The Get in Touch…
Postmenopausal women who consume diets rich in a plant chemicals called lignans have a lower risk of breast cancer…Lignan rich soy helps postmenopausal women lose weight. Lignans also reduce risk of cardiovascular disease which kills more women overall than does cancer. Add whole flax seeds, ground flax seed meal, sesame seeds and whole sesame butter ( not tahini) to your diet on a regular basis. Add soybeans and soy products.
Do you want to recover from breast cancer surgery more quickly? Get your strength and mobility back? How can you transform the side effects of breast cancer surgery? It’s pretty simple. Get back into movement and exercise. Watch the Video. Instead of doing nothing..which is what most surgeons recommend…Roll out your exercise mat, get to the gym, the physical therapist, the pilates studio, the yoga mat and move move move
Vitamin D can reduce your risk of the flu and complications of flu. Vitamin D contributes to lowering the incidence of infections and inflammation during the fall-winter flu season. The Canadian government has recommended increased…
Angelina Jolie paid thousands of dollars to be tested for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Knowing that she carried a gene for an aggressive form of breast cancer that kills women was a crucial part of…
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.
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.
The Bottom Line and the Good News is MORE EXERCISE AND ACTIVITY = LESS CANCER RISK. In fact, leading edge integrative oncologist Keith Block MD feels so strongly about the benefits of exercise to cancer patients that he encourages his patients to get on a treadmill during their chemotherapy treatments in his clinic! Gone are the days when cancer patients and cancer survivors convalesce and loll about. Sedentary is OUT. Active is IN.
Active Against Cancer is a book about saving your own life, preserving your health and well being, one breath, one step at a time, during and after cancer treatment. The author, Nancy Brennan, is an ovarian cancer survivor. She says,”Exercise, in moderation, helps to create the desirable anticancer conditions in your body, helping you fight cancer with exercise ”