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Dietary Flavonoids Diminish Lung Cancer Risk

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Eating fish can increase your risk of getting lung cancer. About 1 in 15 men and 1 in 17 women may get lung cancer at some point in their lives. These numbers include both smokers and non-smokers, though smokers have a higher risk of developing lung cancer. This year, more than 200,000 persons are expected to be diagnosed with lung cancer in t...
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Milk Increases Type 1 Diabetes Risk

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Approximately 1.25 million Americans have type 1 diabetes , including about 200,000 young people below the age of 20. Type 1 diabetes is an auto-immune disease in which the immune system is hyper-stimulated to create antibodies that destroy Beta cells in the pancreas that produces insulin, the hormone that transports glucos...
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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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Tomatoes Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

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The prostate gland is a walnut-sized gland of the male reproductive system located between the bladder and the penis. It plays a very important role in male fertility and the proper functioning of the urinary tract, as it secretes fluid that nourishes and protects the sperm. The cells of the prostate gland can undergo mutation, trans...
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Peter Goldstein
Excellent article! I am happy to share it in our Facebook group, Hippocrates Docs. May I suggest editing the title to read "Lowere... Read More
Thursday, 29 March 2018 12:47
Linda Carney MD
Great idea Peter!
Thursday, 29 March 2018 13:13
Sue Louise Gilmore
And how much lycopene is needed to have this protective effect? I've seen statistics that suggest that the average American eats b... Read More
Thursday, 29 March 2018 14:29
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Plant Foods Relieve Osteoarthritis Symptoms

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Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder in the United States. An estimated 31 million Americans are suffering from osteoarthritis. This degenerative joint disease can make life miserable for the victim; the pain, swelling, and stiffness of the joint and the loss of range of motion make it difficult for people suffering from this disease to...
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I've been plant based for 2.5 yrs. My osteoarthritis has never been worse. I was diagnosed 10 yrs ago.
Sunday, 21 October 2018 23:36
Deborah
Karen, have you been eating more of the foods which can trigger joint pain in susceptible individuals? ... such as wheat, citrus,... Read More
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 09:03
Deborah - thanks for the reply. I followed the link to the McDougall site and read this: "Patients with inflammatory arthritis, ... Read More
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 13:20
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Red Meat Increases Mortality Risk

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Probably you already know that dietary habits, such as habitual intake of red meat, can increase your risk of dying prematurely from cancer and cardiovascular disease. This is the finding of a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine . This study conducted by a team of experts from Harvard School of Public Health tracked the m...
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Sugary Beverages and Rising Stroke Risk

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Every 40 seconds, a person suffers from a stroke and every 4 minutes, someone dies from a stroke in the United States. Stroke is the number one cause of long-term disability and the number five cause of deaths in the US, killing more than one hundred thousand people every year . If you do not want to end up as one of the casualties of stroke,&...
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3 Diseases Linked to Egg Consumption

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It is one of the unhealthiest foods in the standard American diet, yet it is still one of the most consumed foods in the United States. Thanks to the marketing efforts of the egg industry, eggs are erroneously promoted as a healthy food. But data from numerous studies say otherwise. Habitual consumption of eggs has been linked to several diseases, ...
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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 vi...
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Deborah
I'm so glad you are part of this community Ken. I really appreciate your contributions. Regarding feeding a carnivore an herbace... Read More
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 16:22
Ken Thomas
Hi Deborah, Thank you for that contribution. What we have learned, with Callie, is that it takes a lot more food volume than her b... Read More
Thursday, 01 March 2018 10:22
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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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Salty Foods Boost Kidney Stone Risk

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Think again if you think dehydration, bad genes, overweight , gout, hyperthyroidism, urinary tract infection, Crohn's disease, and cystinuria are the only things that can give you kidney stones . In 2014, researchers at the University of Parma, Italy, made an interesting observation from their study; they found out that generous consumption of a co...
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Red Meat May Increase Endometrial Cancer Risk

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Red meat is one of the most highly consumed foods worldwide. In the United States, the average American  man eats roughly 6.9 oz of meat per day and woman consumes about 4.4 oz daily . The delicious (or not) taste and nutrients, such as proteins, iron, magnesium, zinc, niacin, selenium, riboflavin, and B-vitamins that meat supplies t...
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