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More Protein May Increase Cancer and Aging

As many of us are into fitness I have come to realize why when people go vegetarian or even more so vegan people freak out about protein? Yet when it comes to research more protein does not seem to equal … Continue reading

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Eat Your Cruciferous Vegetables Every Day! No Excuses!

Consumption of vegetables, especially crucifers, reduces the risk of developing cancer. Although the mechanisms of this protection are unclear, feeding of vegetables induces enzymes of xenobiotic metabolism and thereby accelerates the metabolic disposal of xenobiotics. Sulforaphane is the most potent inducer, … Continue reading

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Carcinogens Linked to Cancer Stem Cells, but Spinach Can Help

  The findings are part of a growing awareness of the role of epigenetics in cancer, or the ways in which gene expression and cell behavior can be changed even though DNA sequence information is unaltered.   The scientists also … Continue reading

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Starchy foods cut bowel cancer risk, scientists find

Eating more corn, lentils, peas, beans and other legumes can reduce the risk of developing bowel cancer, Australian researchers have found. These foods are high in resistant starch, a type of fiber that cannot be digested and instead passes through … Continue reading

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Largest study ever conducted on Pancreatic Cancer. What is the main culprit?

Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine. A physician specializing in clinical nutrition, Greger focuses his work on the human health implications of intensive animal agriculture, including the routine use of … Continue reading

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Neem (Leaf) Antimutagenic and Anticancer

Azadirachta indica (Urdu: نیم – Neem) is a tree in the mahogany family Meliaceae. It is one of two species in the genus Azadirachta, and is native to India and Pakistan growing in tropical and semi-tropical regions. Its fruits and seeds are the source of neem oil. (Wikipedia) NIH There was a significant inhibition of … Continue reading

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Indian Gooseberry / Amla and Rich in anti-cancer, cholesterol lowering, anti-disease properties

Amla is also reported to possess radiomodulatory, chemomodulatory, chemopreventive effects, free radical scavenging, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antimutagenic and immunomodulatory activities, properties that are efficacious in the treatment and prevention of cancer. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21317655 other studies/ links showing benefits http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19172666 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2529383/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17917427 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16521700Continue reading

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