Some good news! One of my favorite foods may also play a role in reducing the risk of cancer!! Grab and avocado–and read this article.
Not only is triclosan in our toothpaste, but it is a common ingredient in soap. Please stick to natural alternatives–goat milk or glycerine soap, tooth powders, etc. Read more here.
We know that quitting smoking is one of the most difficult addictions to kick. But there are so many reasons to quit, and the benefits of quitting start quickly!! If you don’t feel ready to quit, join every quit-smoking program you can–birds of a feather!! 🙂 You’ll increase your chances […]
There is promising news in the treatment of autism–an extract from broccoli sprouts seems to improve social interactions in children with autism. Certainly include broccoli sprouts in the diet–the chemical (sulforaphane) has also been shown to reduce the risk of certain cancers.
In general, I advise my patients to avoid consumption of soy. There is controversial information regarding soy and breast cancer–please read this article and check with your doctor.
If you have genetic risk factors for breast cancer and have tested negative for the BRCA genetic marker, you may want to re-test. Read this article and check with your gynecologist or primary care provider.
There just is no denying it–we are meant to exercise! This study reveals that exercise even helps chemo shrink cancerous tumors.
I just wanted to pass along this article about how we can help support others who are battling cancer. I know I find myself not wanting to “bother” friends, but want to help where I can. She has some great ideas . . . Read more here. (PS–don’t send food […]
Not only is ginger a great anti-inflammatory and digestive aid, it seems to promote leukemia cell death. Click here for more info. Please avoid the sugared gingers, though, and simply include in stir-fry, tea, and even grated on a salad (won’t take much!). Enjoy–to your health!!
So, what does THAT mean?? Let me explain: The WHO has determined that working at night is likely carcinogenic. New research is linking the increased risk of cancer to night-time “bright lights”. The exposure to light at night causes disruption in the individual’s body clock which may be linked to […]