Tag Archives: colorectal cancer

The cinnamon cure-all

Cinnamon is one of my favorite aromatic spices. Tastes good; smells good; is great for your health! Not only does cinnamon taken with a meal help fire up digestion and regulate blood sugar but recent research out of the University … Continue reading

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Milk thistle wonders!

Milk thistle has silibinin in it. Silibinin made the news at the 2015 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) annual meeting where a recent study shows that taking the purified form of milk thistle significantly slowed the growth of colorectal … Continue reading

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Gluten free fights breast cancer!

Who wants to be gluten-free? A recent medical study found that reducing carbohydrate intake can reduce the risk of breast cancer recurrence. Wheat, barley and rye are some of the worst carbohydrates that have strong associations between obesity, diabetes, and … Continue reading

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High fiber rescue!

People who have a high intake of dietary fiber also have a lower risk of developing coronary heart disease. In fact, even if you’ve already had a heart attack, a high fiber diet can bring a 25% lower chance of … Continue reading

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Fighting cancer with vitamin D

Cancer patients with higher levels of vitamin D have better survival rates and remain in remission longer than patients who are vitamin D-deficient. The body produces vitamin D in the skin with sun exposure – making the sun one of … Continue reading

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Death by chemo

What is worse than cancer? Dying from the cancer drugs that are supposed to “cure” it for one…Capecitabine, AKA Xeloda, is an oral chemical used to treat breast and colorectal cancers but is associated with potentially fatal cutaneous reactions. Other … Continue reading

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Death by soda pop

According to one new study, drinking sugary beverages tallies 180,000 deaths a year. Most of these deaths caused by slurping these drinks were related to diabetes according to Medscape Medical News. Of course, they falsely lay the responsibility off on … Continue reading

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