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Dietary fat and prostate cancer progression and survival

High saturated fat intake may increase a prostate cancer patient's risk of dying from that prostate cancer.

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Effects of a very low fat high fiber diet on serum hormones and menstrual function

A very low fat, high fiber diet may lower the risk of developing breast cancer.

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Eat, Don't Toss Those Apple Peels!

Eat, Don't Toss Those Apple Peels!

Many people are unsuspectingly throwing away a valuable resource in the fight against cancer. Apple peels have been found to be effective against the proliferation of cancer cells. Dr. Michael Greger's video, Apple Skin: Peeling Back Cancer, shows an amazing phenomenon. We see cancer cells disappearing when bathed in drops of apple peels blended with water. The...

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WHO States Red/Processed Meat Linked to Cancer

Say No to Processed Meats

Once again the media outlets have been "rocked" by news on nutrition: the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that processed meat and red meat consumption are associated with cancer. In a press release dated October 26, 2015, the WHO stated that a group of 22 experts from ten countries reviewed the scientific literature and classified...

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Suppress Cancer Cells With Onions and Garlic!

Suppress Cancer Cells With Onions and Garlic!

Do you frequently eat foods from the Allium family? This group includes onions, garlic, leeks, shallots, scallions, and green onions. If not, you may want to start including these foods as much as possible. Eating foods from the Allium family has shown to reduce the risk of many types of cancer, according to several medical studies....

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Which Vegetables Reduce My Risk of Cancer?

Which Vegetables Reduce My Risk of Cancer?

Do you have a history of cancer in your family? If so, you're most likely to be diagnosed with cancer as well, right? That's what scientists once believed, but exciting new research shows that the food choices we make on a daily basis have the ability to "turn on" or "turn off" cancer cell expression. When...

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Alcohol Consumption Increases Risk for Cancer

Alcohol Consumption Increases Risk for Cancer

The following information was taken from the article 9 Cancers That are Increased by Drinking Alcohol written by Dustin Rudolph PharmD, or better known as The Plant-Based Pharmacist and author of The Empty Medicine Cabinet. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America, taking the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients each year. Despite...

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Pomegranate's Powerful Health Benefits

Pomegranate's Powerful Health Benefits

Pomegranate season is here! This beautiful fruit provides numerous health benefits and can be used to embellish many holiday dishes. According to two of Dr. Joel Fuhrman's articles, the time spent seeding this fruit is well worth it. The phytochemical compounds in pomegranates are the most "powerful anti-oxidant of all fruits" and supports a healthy...

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Which Foods Suppress Cancer Cell Growth?

Which Foods Suppress Cancer Cell Growth?

In 2009 an important study was conducted which tested the ability of 34 vegetables to suppress tumor cells in 8 different types of human cancer. The types of cancer cells that were tested were from the lung, kidney, brain, stomach, prostate, pancreas, breast, and childhood brain tumors. The rate at which tumor cells reproduced was measured....

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Mushrooms Offer Protection Against Cancer

Mushrooms Offer Protection Against Cancer

Several types of cancers are hormone-sensitive, meaning they use female/male hormones to develop and metastasize. Most breast and prostate cancers are hormone-sensitive. In an attempt to stop the progression of cancer, pharmaceutical companies have designed drugs which slow down or block the effects of these hormones. These drugs stop female/male hormones from reaching the cancer cells. Tamoxifen...

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Cruciferous Vegetables Protect Against Cancer

Cruciferous Vegetables Protect Against Cancer

Studies have shown that those who consume diets rich in vegetables significantly reduce their likelihood of being diagnosed with cancer. Although all vegetables offer powerful protection against cancer, cruciferous vegetables in particular contain the highest protective compounds. Cruciferous vegetables are vegetables that come from the broccoli and cabbage family. The four petals of the flower...

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Everyone Else is Doing It!

Everyone Else is Doing It!

If you've already decided what you're making for dinner, did any of the following points guide your decision - taste preference, convenience, familiarity, and nutritional or religious/ethical beliefs? Because most people don't have the time or interest in studying the scientific literature, our nutritional beliefs (especially those regarding animal products) are formed without giving them...

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