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Archive Category: Cancer

“Cancer Defense Diet”

March 3rd, 2017

EWG has just released their “Cancer Defense Diet“. Keep in mind that diets designed to help reduce the risk of cancer also help reduce the effects of aging, too! Check out their recommendations!

Cancer Prevention with Low Glycemic Diet?

October 11th, 2016

So that Paleo diet may also reduce your risk of lung cancer. Research has shown an increased risk of lung cancer with high glycemic index diets. What does that mean? Avoiding sugars and grains may reduce your risk of cancer. A Paleo diet is based upon vegetables, lean meats, fruit and nuts–naturally lower glycemic index than the Standard American Diet (called SAD for a reason!). Schedule an appointment to see what dietary changes may help you–to your health and longevity!

Foods to Help Protect Your Skin

July 27th, 2016

Here is a great article summarizing foods that may protect our skin from sun damage. Think colorful fruits and veggies such as carrots, tomatoes, apples, etc. I like all of the author’s recommendations EXCEPT soy–please avoid, or at least limit, soy consumption. Happy Summer!

EWG’s “Pollution in People”

June 16th, 2016

This is a great article about sources of toxins that are adversely effecting our health. Please read the attached article and check out their video, too. I’m also including a link to a blog regarding cell phones and their link to cancers. It’s not all bad news, though–keep eating those colorful fruits and vegetables, organic as much as possible. Drink lots of water, exercise and get plenty of sleep, too!

Vitamin D

April 25th, 2016

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again–get your Vitamin D levels checked. Low levels have been associated with increased risk of cancers (including breast, ovarian, colon and non-Hodgkins lymphoma), diabetes, multiple sclerosis and heart attacks as well as bone fractures. Read more in this attached article. Supplementing without testing may lead to levels too high, however. Insurance may not cover the cost of the testing–but your medical insurance does not have your health as their goal.

Sugar and Cancer

January 8th, 2016

Just more information revealing the increased risk of cancer with increased sugar intake. Stick to a diet primarily of veggies and greens, fruit, and limited healthfully-raised meats/meat products.

As Suspected–It’s Not Just BPA

November 3rd, 2015

Most of us are at least aware of the dangers of BPA to our health. Many companies are therefore touting non-BPA plastics–HOWEVER, these typically contain other xenobiotics (endocrine disruptors) that are just as detrimental to our health. the attached article has great hints on how to reduce exposure.

Busting the Bacon Myth

November 3rd, 2015

Research continues to support that processed meats are carcinogenic–that includes bacon. Please limit meat consumption to healthfully- and humanely-raised animals and avoid processed forms of meat. And, as always, eat a vegetable-based diet!! Read  more here.

Breast Cancer Support

November 3rd, 2015

I’m attaching a recent article regarding a diagnosis of breast cancer. Any time cancer has occurred, it represents a derangement of the immune system. Please continue care with your oncologist. And find a naturopathic physician who can come along-side and help support your overall health.

Mediterranean Diet Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Rates

September 28th, 2015

This is more good news supporting a Mediterranean diet for our overall health–it may also reduce the risk of breast cancer. Please including lots of fish and veggies in your diet and limit red meats and sugars. Read more here.

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