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Fight Skin Cancer and Wrinkles with Diet (3 Simple Steps)

Two-thirds of Americans use sunscreen to guard against skin cancer. And we've been liberally slathering and spraying these chemicals on our skin for decades. But the rates of skin cancer haven't gone down. In fact, they continue to rise. And that includes the deadly form of skin cancer, melanoma. According to the National Cancer Institute, about 54,000 Americans are diagnosed with melanoma … [Read more...]

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Acrylamide in Foods (and 5 Ways to Protect Yourself)

A bowl of whole grain cereal... a piece of a wheat toast... and a cup of coffee. That might sound like a typical carb-rich American breakfast. And you probably already know that a high-carbohydrate diet can add pounds to your middle. But research shows that these foods could also increase your risk of cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's. That's because they also contain a known toxin - … [Read more...]

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Probiotics Fight Cancer (And The Best Sources)

You probably know that probiotics—the bacteria found in yogurt, buttermilk, kefir and other cultured dairy products, as well as lacto-fermented veggies like sauerkraut and kimchi—can improve gastrointestinal health. Now new research shows another way these good-for-you germs guard against disease. Probiotics fight cancer! Inactivate Cancer-Causing Compounds... with Good Ole Fashioned … [Read more...]

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Say ‘NO” to Farm Raised Fish for Cancer Prevention

While we’re still reeling from all the press on the profound health benefits of omega3 fats, emerging evidence shows there’s a catch. That delicious fish fillet on your plate provides a boatload of essential fatty acids, but you may also wind up with some uninvited dinner guests if you’re not a savvy seafood selector. Although farm raised fish salmon allows more seafood to get to market at an … [Read more...]

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Watercress: Powerful Protection for Your DNA

Watercress, a member of the cancer-fighting cruciferous family of vegetables, was recently evaluated at the University of Ulster for its ability to guard against DNA damage. The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, evaluated 60 cancer-free adults, half of whom were smokers. The researchers looked at the participants blood for levels of antioxidants and signs of DNA … [Read more...]

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Tomatoes for Prostate Health (And Best Way To Get The Benefits)

Eating more tomatoes is one of the tasty steps men can take to promote a healthier prostate. According to the results from the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study - an 8 year prospective study of more than 47,000 health professionals - those getting the most lycopene in their diet had a 21% reduced risk of prostate cancer compared with those getting the least. And participants eating the … [Read more...]

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Strawberries: Choose Organic For More Cancer Fighting Power

Thanks to flash-freezing methods, strawberries are always in season. And if you choose organic you’ll not only limit your exposure to pesticides, but may also boost the cancer-fighting effects of these delicious berries. A recent study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry tested the extracts of five types of strawberries on human colon cancer and breast cancer cells. … [Read more...]

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Slow Prostate Growth with a Low Carb Diet

Concerned about prostate health? According to recent research at the Duke Prostate Center, you may want to consider adopting a low carb diet. In the study, researchers compared prostate tumor growth in 75 mice that were eating either a low-carbohydrate diet, a low-fat but high-carbohydrate diet, or a Western diet that was both high in fat and carbohydrates. At the end of the study, the … [Read more...]

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The Link Between Grilling and Cancer (And How to Protect Yourself!)

Summertime is prime time for backyard barbeques. But before you fire up that grill, you should know that studies show a link between grilling and cancer. Grilling and Cancer: Heterocyclic Amines National Cancer Institute (NCI) studies found that compounds called heterocyclic amines (HCA’s) are formed in muscle meats during cooking at high temperatures. HCA’s are created when amino acids (the … [Read more...]

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Rosemary Fights Cancer (And How to Get More in Your Diet)

Most gourmands would agree with the old adage “spice is nice”.  And now scientists do too. Inside your kitchen cabinet there are probably dozens of spices and herbs you should be using more liberally…and more often. Rosemary is one of them. Rosemary Fights Cancer and Protects Against Inflammation and Oxidation Recent research published in Oncology Reports found that rosemary has potent … [Read more...]

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