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Breast Cancer Risk Increases with Alcohol Consumption

Breast Cancer Risk Increases with Alcohol Consumption
There are many reasons why consuming alcohol is not a smart decision. Studies have shown another reason why women should stay away from alcoholic drinks: it increases breast cancer risk. Breast cancer is the number one leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women. According to the World Cancer Research Fund International, nearly 1.7 million new...
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Alcohol consumption and the risk of cancer.

Stomach, lung, oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, colorectal, oesophageal, breast, and ovarian cancers are more likely to occur in alcohol consumers than those who avoid drinking alcoholic products.

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Can the consumption of tomatoes or lycopene reduce cancer risk?

Frequent consumers of lycopene-rich foods, such as tomatoes, may have lower cancer risk.

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Eating Pickled Foods Increases Stomach Cancer Risk

Eating Pickled Foods Increases Stomach Cancer Risk
Pickled foods are foods that have been preserved in an acidic medium. Almost any food item can be pickled, including fruits, meat, and vegetables. The preservative medium used in processing most pickled foods usually contains vinegar, salt, nitrite, nitrate, and seasoning. Salt, nitrate, and nitrite have been linked with the development of stomach cancer. Pickled...
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Callie's Cancer Part 2

Callie's Cancer Part 2
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This post is Part 2 of Callie's Cancer blog that was posted on Monday, 22 August 2016. Please see it here. As a recap; our beloved 14-year-old feline friend and companion, Callie, began a health decline several years ago. As her health decline accelerated, we feared she was dying of cancer - as...
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Sean Carney
Ken,Thank you once again for updating us about your cat's cancer. If I did not know you, and your cat, I would have a difficult t... Read More
Wednesday, January 25 2017 17:37
Linda Carney MD
Oh this is such wonderful news about Callie's improvement. Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts and her photo with us. ... Read More
Wednesday, January 25 2017 19:56
Chris Dove
What type of vegan diet did you feed her? Was it a dry commercial food or was it home made?
Thursday, February 16 2017 12:44
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Lifetime consumption of alcoholic beverages and risk of 13 different types of cancer in men: results from a case-control study in Montreal.

Men who are moderate and heavy drinkers of alcohol are highly vulnerable to esophageal, liver, prostate, stomach, colon, pancreatic, and lung cancer.

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Vegetarianism, dietary fiber, and gastro-intestinal disease.

Increased consumption of vegetarian diets may cut down the risk of gastro-intestinal diseases, such as gall stone, constipation, diverticular disease, and cancer.

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Reduced cancer risk in vegetarians: an analysis of recent reports.

Frequent consumption of vegetarian diets may protect individuals against cancer.

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Callie's Cancer

Callie's Cancer
Guest Blogger Contribution.
Callie is a very dear member of our family. She is a person who just happens to be a 14-year-old cat. She plays a very prominent role in the family. She supervises household work. She loves (demands) loving time which includes being carried around the house lying on her back in my arms...
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Vitamin Supplements May Increase Risk of Disease

Vitamin Supplements May Increase Risk of Disease
Many people pop a morning multivitamin as a very personal form of "health insurance." We figure that just in case our diet isn't adequately providing for our nutritional needs, we'll take a multivitamin to be safe. Some of us take it a step further, adding specific vitamins in the belief that "more is better," hoping...
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Vascular endothelium and human disease.

Endothelial dysfunction may be a good indicator of the presence of various diseases, such as diabetes, stroke, cancer, and atherosclerosis.

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How to Roast Garlic Without Using Oil

Roasted Garlic
Do you love adding freshly roasted garlic to recipes, or enjoy eating it by itself, but you're not sure how to roast it without adding olive oil? It turns out you are not alone. And, fortunately many people have been experimenting and submitting recipes. As a fan of roasted garlic I am happy to present...
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