How Healthy Is Your Diet
How Healthy Is Your Diet? - American Institute for Cancer Research. You can start lowering your cancer risk at your very next meal. …
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How to Prevent Cancer
It carries many health benefits, including the ability to reduce your chances of developing breast cancer. Learn More. 10/10 After a Cancer Diagnosis: Follow Our Recommendations, If You Can. Unless otherwise advised, and if you can, all cancer survivors are advised to follow the recommendations as far as possible. Always, check with your health
Building Healthy Communities: Meet LeAnn Perkins
For family nurse practitioner LeAnn Perkins, health is a journey made up of goals and decisions. “Each person has a different objective for their life and different choices that they will make about how to live their life,” she says thoughtfully. …
Flaxseed and Cancer, Benefits and Potential Warnings
Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Health Implications of Dietary Fiber. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015;115(11):1861-1870. Li J, Gu Z, Pan Y, et al. Dietary supplementation of α-linolenic acid induced conversion of n-3 LCPUFAs and reduced prostate cancer growth in a mouse model. Lipids in Health and Disease. 2017;16(1):136.
More Fun Summer Book Recommendations, Health Related
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Now a classic, this beautifully written novel is a love story that takes place in the late 1800s in the Caribbean. One of the main characters is a doctor and there are a lot of references to early hygiene and disease prevention, such as hand-washing. A good first read or re-read.
Cranberries and Cancer, Juice Benefits & More
Cranberries provide a modest amount of vitamin C, but the main source of cranberries’ potential for cancer prevention comes from their package of phenolic compounds. These include polyphenols, found in most berries, as well as a relatively unique type of proanthocyanidin. Because many of these compounds are complex molecules broken down by
Asparagus Benefits for Cancer Prevention
The Cancer Research. Messages circulating on the Internet about asparagus preventing and curing cancer is an unfortunate result of misinterpreting and over-extending laboratory study results. This non-starchy vegetable is, however, an excellent food to enjoy as part of a plant-forward diet to help lower cancer risk.
Carrots and Cancer, Juice Benefits & More
Polyacetylenes (such as fulcarinol in carrots) decrease cancer cell growth and increase cancer cell death in cell and animal studies. Human Studies. People who eat more vegetables and fruits have a lower risk of a wide range of cancers. This probably reflects combined protection from many different nutrients and compounds they contain.
Blueberries and Cancer, Increase Antioxidant Activity
The Cancer Research. Blueberries contain many phytochemicals and nutrients which show potential anti-cancer effects in laboratory studies. Several studies found that eating blueberries increases antioxidant activity in the blood as well as showing potential to prevent DNA damage. Studies are limited and results vary so more research is needed
Cauliflower and Cancer, Power of Vitamin C
The Cancer Research. Despite nutrition advice to “eat the rainbow,” cauliflower provides an example of why you shouldn’t overlook white-colored foods. It’s a nutrient-rich cruciferous vegetable that pairs well with many foods and flavors. Cruciferous vegetables have been relatively well-studied regarding cancer prevention.
Is Lemonade Healthier than Soda
Whether ready-to-drink or made at home from frozen concentrate or a powdered mix, most lemonade contains about 100 to 120 calories in each eight-ounce portion. This is not surprising since that eight-ounce drink contains the same amount of added sugar as a regular soda. Some powdered mixes have less added sugar, making them about thirty percent