Category Archives: Cancer Prevention

Hidden sugars in your (child’s) food

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published new guidelines yesterday in the journal Pediatrics, stating that children under the age of one should not be given fruit juice, unless advised by their doctor. The AAP cites increasing obesity rates and risk … Continue reading

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2017’s “Dirty Dozen”: Strawberries, spinach most contaminated with pesticides

Yesterday, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) released 2017’s Dirty Dozen™ list, which is comprised of fruits and vegetables most contaminated with pesticides. Strawberries are at the top of the list, with spinach at second place in the annual ranking of conventionally grown … Continue reading

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Study: eat 10 portions of fruit and veg per day to cut risk for early death

According to researchers at Imperial College London, the greatest benefit comes from eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables per day, which is double the current guidelines of 5 fruit and vegetable servings daily, for adults. It turns out that … Continue reading

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Anti-aging solutions: prevent premature aging and slow the aging process, naturally

What if it is possible to turn back the internal clock? What if we do have some control on how quickly we age? Nobel Laureate and molecular biologist, Elizabeth Blackburn, claims that the key to slowing the aging process lies within … Continue reading

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Melatonin for sleep

What is melatonin? Melatonin is a hormone that helps control our sleep-wake cycle. It is made by the pineal gland, a small gland in the brain. Normally, melatonin levels begin to rise during mid- to late evening, stay high for most … Continue reading

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World Health Organization: Processed meat causes cancer

In October 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization, classified processed meat as a carcinogen, something that causes cancer. A report released by the American Institute for Cancer Research and … Continue reading

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Study: Daily vitamin D improves heart function

A recent study has found that daily vitamin D3 supplementation can improve heart function in people with chronic heart failure. In the study, researchers gave one group of patients 4000IU of daily vitamin D, and gave the other group a … Continue reading

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Harvard study: childhood exposure to pesticides linked to cancer

According to a meta-analysis by the Harvard School of Public Health, young children exposed to insecticides inside their homes may be slightly more at risk for developing leukemia or lymphoma during childhood. The article, published in Pediatrics in October 2015, found … Continue reading

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Abnormal PAP smear? Get rid of HPV naturally.

HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted infection, affecting between 60 and 80 percent of sexually active adults in the United States. Persistent infection with the “high-risk” HPV types (including types 16, 18, 31, and 45) may progress to precancerous lesions … Continue reading

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Abnormal Pap smear. HPV infection. Now what?

A Pap smear is a screening test for cervical cancer. It alerts doctors to the presence of suspicious cells on your cervix. Women who have an abnormal Pap smear such as ASCUS are often told to wait and repeat the Pap in 6 … Continue reading

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