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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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Using Flax & Chia Seeds to Fight Breast Cancer

Using Flax & Chia Seeds to Fight Breast Cancer
What are Lignans and Where are They Found? Lignans are anti-carcinogenic chemical compounds found only in plant foods. The plant foods which contain the highest level of lignans are also very high in fiber. Flax and chia seeds in particular contain the highest levels of lignans. Although sesame seeds, nuts, whole grains, legumes, certain fruits and...
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Fiber's Role in Preventing Breast Cancer

Fiber's Role in Preventing Breast Cancer
What is Fiber and What is its Purpose Besides "Keeping us Regular?" The word "fiber" may bring many thoughts to our minds. Helping us "stay regular" would be the most prominent thought for most of us. This is certainly true; however, fiber plays a much larger role in the prevention and reversal of disease. Its role in...
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Treating Kids to a Healthier Halloween

Treating Kids to a Healthier Halloween
Every year as October approaches, many parents are concerned whether or not their children should participate in trick-or-treating. As their children contemplate which costume they wish to wear, mothers struggle with how to guide their children through this gruesome "junk-food binging holiday." Dr. Joel Fuhrman's wife, Lisa, offers several ways parents can promote healthier choices...
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Using Diet to Prevent and Treat Breast Cancer

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10 Ways to Minimize Developing Breast Cancer

10 Ways to Minimize Developing Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in American women and the second leading cause of death. It's estimated that 1 in every 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Although there are many factors which contribute to cancer, Dr. Joel Fuhrman's article, Ten Strategies for Preventing Breast Cancer explains how we...
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Eat Orange to Fight Breast Cancer!

Eat Orange to Fight Breast Cancer!
"Orange is the New Pink this Breast Cancer Awareness Month" Pink ribbons are everywhere - symbolizing October as National Breast Cancer Awareness month. Thousands of products are heavily marketed with the promise that a small portion will be donated to breast cancer research. However, Dr. Neal Barnard suggests that "Women across the country should swap their...
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Which Foods Suppress Cancer Cell Growth?

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Mushrooms Offer Protection Against Cancer

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How to Get a Good Night's Sleep

How to Get a Good Night's Sleep
Dr. Joel Fuhrman's article, New Information to Sleep on, reminds us that "in order to work optimally in our daily activities...sleep is a crucial component of excellent health." Rarely do we ever get a solid night's sleep - we toss and turn worrying about our lives, then fall to sleep just before the alarm clock goes...
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Are You Eating Like Royalty?

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Prevent-Reverse Disease With a Plant-Based Doctor

Prevent-Reverse Disease With a Plant-Based Doctor
Large population studies confirm a direct correlation between the rates of chronic illness and the percent of animal products consumed in the diet of that population. As the percentage of animal and processed foods rise, so does illness - cancer, heart disease, autoimmune, and diabetes, just to name a few. For this reason, diets based on animal...
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