Flaxseeds and flaxseed oil contain substances that promote good health, particularly alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an essential fatty acid that is beneficial for heart disease, inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis, and a variety of other health conditions.
In addition to ALA, flaxseeds also contains a group of chemicals called lignans which appear to play a role in the prevention of cancer. The ... ››› more
A recent study out of Washington State University and Texas A&M showed that a compound, called polyphenols, in peaches can stop the growth of breast cancer cells and their ability to spread.
All you have to do is eat 2 or 3 peaches per day! And, when they're not in season, drink peach green tea to get these benefits.
In the study, the researchers observed these cancer fighting properties at... ››› more
At an American Association for Cancer Research conference recently, scientists presented the results of three research projects aimed at treating skin cancer.
Two of the studies were conducted on mice and the third was a laboratory study using human skin cells.
The active ingredients that were tested, and showed great potential for stopping cancer in its tracks were perillyl alcohol which is... ››› more
There's a trace mineral in soil called selenium that helps protect against cancer.
When you eat foods grown in selenium-rich soil, your body is replenished with a nutrient that has been shown to help fight autoimmune disorders, increase
insulin efficiency and curb the mutation of viruses.
And one of its most studied qualities is its ability to protect against cancer. It boosts the antioxida... ››› more
Radiation of any kind isn't good for you. But if you're ill or know you'll be undergoing a number of x-rays or a CT scan, no one would blame you for worrying about what the exposure could do to your health.
Even low doses of ionising radiation can cause damage to your DNA - which could result in cancer. About 2% of cancers and 15,000 deaths per year are attributed to exposure to xrays or CT s... ››› more
Do you drink red wine? Turns out this rich-hued vine-nectar could help you protect yourself from cancer!
Men who consume 120ml or more of red wine per week have a 60% lower incidence of the more aggressive types of prostate cancer, stated the National Cancer Institute.
But if you don't drink red wine, don't worry, you too can get this protection... In fact, even if you do drink red wine, th... ››› more
or thousands of years, people ate roughly equal amounts of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids.
The advent of food processing brought an abundance of vegetable and seed oils to our diet. Today most people consume 20 to 50 times more
omega-6 fats than omega-3s.
This leads to inflammation - a big risk factor for cancer. Omega-3 offsets the omega-6 imbalance...
In a study publis... ››› more
We all know that the flesh of citrus fruits offers loads of health-boosting benefits. That's because it's packed with vitamins, essential minerals, and other disease-fighting phytonutrients.
But recent research reveals that the rind of citrus fruits may be just as powerful. In fact, it could be a potent weapon against cancer. That's because it contains a compound called d-limonene, which has an... ››› more
One highly effective compound can stop the spread of cancer in its tracks. It could be one of the most important natural compounds for fighting and preventing the spread of cancer.
The world's leading expert on this compound, Dr Isaac Eliaz, has made it his life's work to study its use and effectiveness.
Find out below what it is... The orange peel solution to help fight cancer
The subs... ››› more
Cancer is one of those diseases that can strike at any time, and anyone. Some people who are fit and healthy get cancer, while some who have led a sedentary and less healthy lifestyle never get cancer.
There are many complex processes that lead to cancer and this is why nobody is really ever 100% safe from ever getting struck down by this dreaded disease.
However, there are a few ways you ... ››› more
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