- Why EVERYBODY should grow this green in their homes...
- Watercress is a leafy green used in salads and as a garnish. But given its health benefits I'm about to tell you about, it should be a staple in every home...
In fact, it used to be a staple vegetable in the 19th century and it was fed to Roman soldiers for its potent nutrient value. Not only this, Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine used it to treat his patients.
It's easy to grow in the g... ››› more
- [06 August 2018]
- Don't ignore heartburn, it can lead to oesophageal cancer...
- If you suffer from heartburn and acid reflux, also referred to as gastro oesophageal reflux disease (or GERD for short), it's important that you read on.
Researchers noted a rise in both GERD and oesophageal cancer in the past years. It seems our diet choices and obesity have led to this rise.
One of the ways to prevent oesophageal cancer is by treating heartburn.
Keep reading to find ... ››› more
- [27 July 2018]
- This common diabetes and blood pressure drug has been linked to skin cancer - here's what you should know...
- Research from the University of Southern Denmark and the Danish Cancer Society found a link between skin cancer and a common diabetes and blood pressure drug, hydrochlorothiazide.
If you take one of these drugs containing hydrochlorothiazide, it's important that you read on: HydroDIURIL, Microzide, Esidrix, Oretic, Amturnide, Oreticyl, Esimil, HydrALAZINE Plus, Hydra-Zide, Apresazide, Serpazid... ››› more
- [11 July 2018]
- This nutrient combats the negative effects of chemo on the brain...
- If you - or a loved one - is going through chemotherapy, you'll know about “chemo brain”.
Cancer patients complain of a number of neurological side effects, including short-term memory loss and, in some cases, seizures, vision loss, and even dementia.
This is because chemotherapy drugs cause healthy brain cells to die off...
But there's even more bad news...
Chemo can keep damagin... ››› more
- [18 June 2018]
- 7 Easy ways to slash your risk of cancer
- The rate of cancer is increasing and could surpass the current number one killer, heart disease in the next few years.
If you have a history of cancer in your family, you may be concerned that this dreaded disease could strike you at any time.
But, did you know, there are just over a handful of ways that you can cut your risk of cancer significantly?
Keep reading to find out what they ... ››› more
- [29 May 2018]
- Beat colon cancer death by increasing your omega-3 consumption
- A new study published in the journal Gut reveals that colon cancer patients who consume higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, mainly from oily fish, have a better chance of survival.
The study looked at almost 1,700 American adults with colon cancer who benefited from this healthy fat. Read on for the full story... Study links high omega-3 consumption to better odds of surviving colon cancer
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- [09 May 2018]
- Stay away from sugar and carbs if you have head or neck cancer!
- Are you a sugar addict? Well, then you might want to rethink your diet!
According to a new study published in the International Journal of Cancer, eating high amounts of sugar and carbohydrates the year before treatment for head and neck cancer increases the risk of cancer recurrence and mortality.
On the other hand, eating whole grains and legumes after treatment has an anti-cancer effect a... ››› more
- [16 April 2018]
- Your iron supplement might be a cancer promotor…
- Doctors recommend iron supplement for symptoms of anaemia, such as fatigue, dizziness, rapid heartbeat and shortness of breath. However, new European research suggests that two common compounds found in iron supplements could have a serious side effect...
The research, conducted by Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden in collaboration with researchers from the UK Medical Research Council a... ››› more
- [13 April 2018]
- Women with belly fat have lower odds of surviving kidney cancer
- Attention, ladies! Belly fat reduces a woman's, but not a man's, chances of surviving kidney cancer, according to a recent study published online in the journal Radiology.
The study, conducted by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis in the United States found no association between belly fat and men's kidney cancer survival at all. Read on for more.
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- [11 April 2018]
- Cancer research shows that berries help beat colorectal cancer
- A number of studies have shown that blueberries, raspberries and other berries rich in natural pigments known as anthocyanins, which give them their deep colour, fight the inflammation that leads to ageing.
Now, new cancer research from the University of Eastern Finland shows that anthocyanins boost the function of an enzyme in cancer cells that fights cancer called sirtuin 6 enzyme (or SIRT6).... ››› more
- [06 April 2018]
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