Boost Your Walking Workout to Prevent Cancer

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When the weather warms up and the sun is out longer, you just itch to get outside. Why not slather on some sunscreen and take a walk? Walking, after all, can be a great way to get the daily activity your body needs to fight off cancer. Walking also can help you maintain a healthy […]

Colon Screening: Colonoscopy vs Virtual Colonoscopy & Ensure Success With Colonoscopy Prep

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If you’re age 50 or older, you should get screened for colorectal cancer. But, which exam should you get? When it comes to colorectal cancer screening exams, you’ve got choices. Many people opt for a colonoscopy. But, virtual colonoscopy also is an approved option. And, to most people, it sounds much less invasive. So, which […]

5 Foods That Fight Cancer

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Want to eat your way to cancer prevention? Eating the right foods can help. Experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research estimate about one-third of the 1.4 million cancers that occur every year in the United States could be prevented, in part, by making healthier food choices. Very Berry Protection Against Skin Cancer Berries […]

Celebrate Your Strength: Indulge Your Cravings With Moderation & Healthy Foods

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Hunger Games: Kill Cravings with Healthy Foods When a food craving hits, it knows no mercy.In a matter of seconds, the thought of a cupcake or bag of chips can go from “A cupcake sounds good” to “I must have a cupcake or I’ll explode!” And, unfortunately, we usually crave less-than-healthy foods that can pack on […]

Whole Foods or Supplements?

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In the past 50 years, the use of nutritional supplements for the prevention of cancer has increased dramatically in the United States. However, emerging scientific evidence strongly supports the beneficial effects of whole foods for cancer prevention yet little support from any single nutrient or combinations thereof. Over 200 recent epidemiological studies indicate that whole […]

What Dr. Oz Learned From His Cancer Scare

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Dr. Mehmet Oz recently had a piece in Time titled “What I Learned from My Cancer Scare” in which he became the more humbled Mr. Mehmet Oz.  As noted previously here, Dr. Oz last summer had a colonoscopy at age 50 and much to everyone’s surprise had a precancerous colon polyp.  He was advised to […]

Red Wine: Drink Up to Take Cancer Down?

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Does a glass of wine a day keep the doctor away? Some studies suggest that yes, red wine may help prevent cancer. Yet, other research has shown that drinking even a small amount of alcohol increases your chances for developing cancer. These mixed messages may leave you in a wine daze. Luckily, we’re here to bring […]

Use Your Brain: Cancer Prevention And Your Mind

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Cancer is one of the scariest words in our dictionary. It can strike with no warning and it affects people of every gender, race, age, height and weight. Marathon runners and couch potatoes get cancer. Vegans and junk food lovers get cancer. It may seem impossible to stop. You can turn the odds in your […]

Diet And Its Role In Cancer

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Cancer is largely attributable to the cumulative impact of toxins on our systems. External factors such as polluted air, water and food chemicals, along with pesticides on our food, play a major role. Heavy metals like mercury that is in many immunizations and flu shots plus immunological weakness come into play as well as PSYCHOLOGICAL […]

Thirteen Ways To Prevent Cancer

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The purpose of this article is to outline 13 ways that you can decrease your risk of developing any type of cancer. The following 13 ways to prevent cancer are presented in no particular order: 1. If you are going to be sexually active, be in a mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who is […]