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Reduce Cancer Risk With Cruciferous Vegetables

Brocolli and Colorful Cauliflower Brocolli and Cauliflower are Delicious Cruciferous Vegetables

When it comes to the health and nutritional benefits of cruciferous vegetables, the science is clear. The wide array of nutrients found in these vegetables are beneficial in the prevention of various chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disorders, Alzheimer's disease, and cancer. Now a new study has added to the (already larg...

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Fruits and Vegetables Lower Chronic Disease Risk

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The US National Center for Health Statistics defined chronic disease, also known as non-communicable disease, as any disease that lasts for 3 months or longer. They comprise a cluster of diseases that include diabetes, cancer, stroke, respiratory diseases, and cardiovascular disorders. Chronic diseases kill nearly 40 million people every year,...

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Three Cancer-Promoting Foods

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Each year, 12.7 million people discover that they have cancer and 7.6 million persons die from this disease yearly. Cancer is responsible for 1 out of every 6 deaths recorded worldwide, making it the second leading cause of deaths globally. Unfortunately, the number of cancer cases is expected to rise by about 50% over the next two decades. So what...

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Critical review: vegetables and fruit in the prevention of chronic diseases.

​Generous consumption of fruits and vegetables may contribute positively to the prevention of several chronic diseases, including stroke, hypertension, cancer, coronary heart disease, and type 2 diabetes.

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3 Health Benefits of Allium Vegetables

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Allium vegetables are a group of monocotyledonous flowering plants used all over the world to prepare different delicacies. Some members of the allium vegetable family include onion, garlic, shallot, leek, and chives. In addition to embellishing different cuisines, alllium vegetables possess several outstanding health benefits. They contain a wide ...

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Cancer Simplified

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Guest Blogger Contribution.
Sometimes In life, the most epiphany level revelations are simply a matter of connecting the dots of knowledge you already have. This blog is to share the education learned from our experience with Callie's Cancer. As with most subjects, after connecting the dots of complexities, the essence of the subject becomes viv...

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WHO Says Processed Meats Cause Cancer?

Who Says Processed Meats Cause Cancer

In the battle to maintain optimal health, foods that cause disease are our arch-enemy. No sane person would deliberately give his enemy access to a territory as important as his body. However, millions of people unwittingly open a path to disease through their dietary choices. Eating unhealthy ...

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Can Lifestyle Choices Help Prevent Cancer?

Cancer Prevention is Better than Cure

According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an estimated 14.1 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed, and 8.2 million cancer deaths were recorded in 2012. And these numbers are expected to keep rising in the coming years. About 21.7 million new cancer diagnoses and 13.2 million cancer-related deaths are expected to occu...

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Proportion and number of cancer cases and deaths attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors in the United States.

​Unhealthy lifestyle and dietary habits, such as cigarette smoking, alcohol intake, physical inactivity, and consumption of diets high in red and processed meats and low in fruits, vegetables, fiber, and calcium, may increase an individual's risk of developing cancer.

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3 Health Benefits of Plant-Based Diets

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Many health benefits are associated with eating whole food, plant-based, oil free diets. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, "appropriately planned vegetarian, including vegan, diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits for the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. These diets are appropria...

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Callie's Cancer Part 3

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Obviously, a blog about a house cat is hardly appropriate for a site dedicated to human health, but I feel that Callie's story is indeed significant to the human side of cancer. This post is Part 3 of Callie's Cancer blog that was posted on Monday, 22 August 2016 and of Part 2 that was posted on Wednesday, 25 January ...

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From Survive to Thrive: Patty's Cancer Journey

Patty Before and After

I followed Dr. Carney's blogs online for a long time before making my first appointment. Three years earlier I had become plant based due to a breast cancer diagnosis. That was an adjustment. I finally started to get into a groove with support groups and books I was reading but found myself disillusioned in a system that I did not want to be p...

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