Animal Protein, IGF-1 and Colon Cancer
Animal foods such as non-fat dairy products, egg whites, and fish are considered healthful by most people; however, it is not yet widely recognized that foods such as these, since they are so high in animal protein, can also contribute to increased cancer risk.
Mushrooms Enhance Immune Function and Protect Against Cancer
Mushrooms are unique in their breast cancer preventing (anti-aromatase) effects
Frequent consumption of mushrooms (approximately 1 button mushroom per day) has been shown to decrease the risk of breast cancer by 64%.
Vitamin D: powerful cancer protection
Today, over 800 scientific papers have been published on the relationship between vitamin D and cancers. We now have ample evidence that maintaining adequate vitamin D levels is an effective strategy for protection against cancer.
Fighting breast cancer with flaxseeds
Enterolignans are structurally similar to estrogen and can bind to estrogen receptors – this capability allows lignans to either have weak estrogenic activity or block the actions of estrogen in the body. For this reason, plant lignans are classified as phytoestrogens, and there has been much interest in the potential contribution of lignan-rich foods to reduced risk of hormone-related cancers.
It is rare to find a sunscreen that meets all concerns for safety
While all sunscreens provide UVB protection, not all provide adequate protection from UVA rays. While SPF numbers tell you how much protection you are getting from UVB rays, they tell you nothing about the level of UVA protection you are getting.
10 Strategies for Preventing Prostate Cancer
Read about 10 proven strategies for helping to prevent prostate cancer such as eating lots of cruciferous vegetables, and reducing consumption of animal protein.
Omega-3 fatty acids ? do they increase or decrease prostate cancer risk?
A recent study produced confusing results. It found that a higher blood concentration of omega-3 fatty acids was associated with increased risk of high-grade prostate cancer, and a higher concentration of trans-fats was associated with decreased risk.
10 Strategies For Preventing Breast Cancer
10 proven strategies to help prevent against getting breast cancer.
Beans protect against colon Cancer
Colon cancer is the 3rd most common cancer in the United States, and it is the 2nd most deadly cancer. Proper nutrition can dramatically cut colon cancer risk. Numerous studies have found beans to significantly decrease the risk of colon cancer.
Breast Cancer Survivors - Soy Protective, Alcohol Harmful
Certain dietary factors affect the recurrence of breast cancer in survivors - soy has protective effects, and alcohol has detrimental effects.
Colon Cancer and Early Detection
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in the United States. It is also the most preventable cancer through early detection and proper diet.
Read Before Your Next Mammogram
Protection is better than detection
Plant Sterols Beneficial to Cancer and Enlarged Prostate
Plant Sterols have been scientifically studied and documented to provide cardiac protective benefits and are even FDA approved for lowering cholesterol levels. Evidence also suggests that plant sterols deliver beneficial effects in the development of different types of cancer too!
Dr. Fuhrman on Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in North American women (heart disease is number one). In spite of modern cancer detection and treatment methods, the percentage of women dying from this common cancer has not changed much in the last thirty years.
Eat For Health -- The Anti-Cancer Diet
The most recent scientific advancement in the anti-cancer research is the identification of specific foods and food elements that offer powerful protection against cancer. The purpose of this article is to review some of these recent findings so people can take action now to dramatically lower their risk of all cancers and in particular colon cancer.
Cancer Protection - Go Cruciferous!
Do you want to protect yourself? Eat lots of colorful vegetables, specifically including lots of green cruciferous vegetables.
Secrets Revealed: The Powerful Health Benefits of the Pomegranate
There's more to these red fruit than meets the eye.
Blueberries Are One of Nature's Best Foods!
Learn about the many benefits of consuming healthy amounts of blueberries.
Sunscreens with a high SPF may not be protective and may be hazardous to your health!
Vitamin D, the Right Stuff
Vitamin D insufficiency is thought to be a key contributor to many human diseases including several cancers, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, depression, and autoimmune diseases.