Category Archives: Colon cancer

Don’t forget your vitamin D!

Vitamin D is the “sunshine vitamin” your body produces after sufficient exposure to sunlight.  Every day we learn more about  its role in disease prevention among old and young alike.  Now, a new study has found yet another reason why … Continue reading

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New connection found between salt and stomach cancer

Cutting back on salty foods may reduce your risk of developing stomach cancer, according to the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF). Too much salt is bad for blood pressure and can lead to heart disease and stroke, but it can … Continue reading

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What caused this obesity crisis in the West?

“Genetically, human beings haven’t changed, but our environment, our access to cheap food has,” says Professor Jimmy Bell, obesity specialist at Imperial College, London. “We’re being bombarded every day by the food industry to consume more and more food.  “It’s … Continue reading

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THE AMAZING HEALING POWERS OF TURMERIC

Turmeric has been used for centuries as part of traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine, and many laboratory studies suggest one of its components, curcumin, might have many beneficial properties. The medicinal properties of this spice have been slowly revealing themselves over … Continue reading

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What do you think of hormones in your beef?

In 2005, 32.5 million cattle were slaughtered to provide beef for U.S. consumers. Scientists believe about two-thirds of American cattle raised for slaughter today are injected with hormones to make them grow faster.  America’s dairy cows are also often given … Continue reading

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How bad are plastic water bottles for you?

In just one year, Americans drank nearly 9 billion gallons of bottled water, which is second only to soft drinks as the largest beverage type in the U.S. market, according to the Beverage Marketing Corporation. What are You Really Drinking … Continue reading

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Sugar toxicity and YOU

From my own experiences in the past few years and what I have learned after suffering from a terrible case of Candida Albicans back in 2008, sugar is one of the worst toxins we consume everyday. A handful of scientists … Continue reading

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The birth control pill and cancer prevention

New information from Dr. Oz yesterday. I had no idea research had found “the pill” is actually effective in preventing uterine, ovarian and colon cancer! I remember back when I was young, I would avoid taking “the pill” as much … Continue reading

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Is the fear of cancer keeping you from seeking help?

Thousands of people in the UK are dying unnecessarily because they are too scared to mention early symptoms of cancer to their doctor, say experts. Learn more from this BBC article!

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Why do we continue to eat too much?

Here comes another magic pill to save the two-thirds of Americans who are overweight or obese at this point. The latest fantasy is that Qnexa will come in and save the day, because without it we apparently will continue to … Continue reading

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