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How Parasite Infection Can Lead to Cancer

How Parasite Infection Can Lead to Cancer

| May 18, 2018

Cancer is the number two cause of death in United States, and among the leading causes of death worldwide—more than 600,000 people die each year from cancer in the United States alone.[1] Diagnoses (and even morality rates for some cancers) are on the rise, so it’s imperative that we seek a comprehensive understanding of the […]

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Lemons: Powerful Cancer Fighting Tool

Lemons: Powerful Cancer Fighting Tool

| May 5, 2018

Scientists are beginning to realize that healing phytochemicals and functional foods can be more effective for treating cancer than chemotherapy and other high-risk, conventional methods. This is an important and necessary shift, given the precipitous rise of cancer incidence and the unsatisfactory effectiveness of mainstream oncology. While chemotherapy and radiation therapy have certainly helped many […]

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Study Confirms That Processed Foods Increase Cancer Risk

Study Confirms That Processed Foods Increase Cancer Risk

| Apr 29, 2018

Of all the health-sapping offerings in the Standard American Diet, processed foods are some of the worst. We’ve written before about the dangerous world of food processing. Processed foods are designed to be cheap, convenient, and ultra-satisfying (often even addictive); they are devoid of nutrients, and in many cases are more like poison than food. […]

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Protect Your Heart, Brain, and More with Blueberries

Protect Your Heart, Brain, and More with Blueberries

| Apr 26, 2018

It’s nice when the foods that safeguard our health are also delicious. The approach of summertime means that many such healing treats are in season. Blueberries are a prime example—these plump, subtly sweet fruits are garnering increasing attention from the medical research community. We’ve written about the primary importance of antioxidants before—how they scavenge free […]

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The Connection Between Metabolic Syndrome and Cancer: Are You at Risk?

The Connection Between Metabolic Syndrome and Cancer: Are You at Risk?

| Apr 14, 2018

Cancer incidence is reaching epidemic levels. Experts estimate that, at current rates, nearly 40% of all men and women will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lifetimes[1]—and that by 2020, the number of new cancer cases will rise by another 24% for men and 21% for women.[2] In an attempt to combat […]

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How Olive Leaf Helps Lower Blood Pressure

How Olive Leaf Helps Lower Blood Pressure

| Apr 12, 2018

Nearly one out of every three American adults has high blood pressure (hypertension). If you’re included in this category, it’s important to take care of it as soon as possible—the CDC reports that having high blood pressure is a primary or contributing cause of death for over 400,000 Americans every year, and that the condition […]

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Grow Your Own Cancer-Healing Herbs

Grow Your Own Cancer-Healing Herbs

| Apr 5, 2018

Gardening season is right around the corner. If you’ve always thought of growing some of your own food and medicine but have never gotten around to it, take the plunge this year! Tending your own garden is a wonderfully rewarding and centering activity—and there’s nothing quite like fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs plucked straight from […]

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Fight Breast Cancer by Limiting This One Amino Acid

Fight Breast Cancer by Limiting This One Amino Acid

| Mar 24, 2018

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Like any cancer, it can trigger feelings of fear and helplessness—a feeling that one has no control over one’s health and destiny, and that the only choice is to roll the dice of conventional oncology and hope for the best. But a growing body of […]

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Cordyceps Mushrooms for Energy, Stamina and Disease Resistance

Cordyceps Mushrooms for Energy, Stamina and Disease Resistance

| Mar 23, 2018

    We’ve written before about the wonders of medicinal mushrooms. Often referred to as “the original superfoods,” these special edible mushrooms are turning lots of heads in the natural health world. Prized since antiquity as anti-aging tonics—Reishi mushrooms were even called the Elixir of Immortality—medicinal mushrooms are just beginning to get the mainstream attention […]

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Flaxseeds Are a Prostate Superfood

Flaxseeds Are a Prostate Superfood

| Mar 20, 2018

A recent study in the Journal of Medicinal Food demonstrates that daily consumption of flaxseeds may be safer and more effective than drugs and surgery for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), the most common prostate issue.[1] It’s estimated that BPH afflicts nearly 50% of all men by the time they reach the age of 80. […]

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