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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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Handful of nuts a day keeps the doctor away!

New research released this month found that eating a handful of nuts every day cuts the risk of a wide range of illnesses. Researchers at the Imperial College of London and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology concluded that … 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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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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Study: Advanced cancer cells more susceptible to grape seed extract

A recent study from the University of Colorado Cancer Center published in the journal Cancer Letters shows that the more advanced the cancer cells, the more grape seed extract (GSE) inhibits their growth and survival. Compared to chemotherapy, GSE leaves … Continue reading

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High dose vitamin E may raise risk of cancer

A new large study reveals that high doses of vitamin E can significantly increase the risk of developing prostate cancer in men. According to the study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the chances of developing prostate cancer rose by … Continue reading

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Vitamin D: are you deficient?

Vitamin D is touted as the new “wonder vitamin”. Not only do our bodies need vitamin D to absorb calcium for strong bones, but studies now show that people with low blood levels of vitamin D may be at a higher … Continue reading

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The walnut: best nut for your heart!

Walnuts are apparently the best nuts to prevent heart disease, according to the latest research presented at the 241st national meeting of the American Chemical Society in Anaheim, California. Eating seven walnuts a day could also help cut the risk … Continue reading

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Turmeric, “the spice” to fight cancer?

Research in the past few decades has shown that cancer is linked to inflammation. For example, chronic inflammation in the stomach can cause gastric cancer and inflammation in the liver from hepatitis can lead to liver cancer. Turmeric, a spice from … Continue reading

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Cancer: What happens AFTER treatment?

“All of us have cancer cells in our bodies. But not all of us will develop cancer.”- David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD Surviving cancer is a difficult journey requiring remarkable courage and endurance. Conventional treatments such as radiation, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and … Continue reading

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