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Cancer Environment Occurs Years Before Cancer Diagnosis

Cancer is a response. It doesn’t simply pick a victim and attack; rather, it happens when certain factors promote it. We talk about cancer “risk” by compiling statistics of known cases, but no matter your cancer “risk”, you can always reduce it. One belief in the...

Lutein – What is it and Why You Need It

Lutein (and its companion zeaxanthin) is best known for promoting eye health. It is a “carotenoid” which is found in plants, and typically lacking in the standard American diet, as Americans only average one-sixth of the amount needed to reduce risk of certain eye...

High Sugar Levels Change Your Thinking Ability

The brain uses as much as 50% of your body’s available sugar. Thinking and memory functions are very demanding, requiring correct sugar levels to be effective. When blood sugar drops too low, neurons in the brain can’t communicate. Low enough levels can cause an...

Healthy Fats from Seeds May Impede Cancer Growth

In the Middle Ages in Europe, what we know as GLA was nicknamed the “king’s cure-all”. Omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats, and widely are considered helpful in reducing inflammation and in suppressing a number of diseases. Gamma Linolenic Acid...

Fasting is Beneficial, but Need Not be Hard

You may have heard of the benefits of occasional fasting. Fasting has been considered a healthful practice for centuries. It may not be something that you intentionally practice. But did you realize that you do some fasting regularly? When you sleep, you are not...

Even Mild Exercise Helps Your Mind

You know that exercise is beneficial, but does it daunt you? Are you thinking that you must spend the time and dredge up the energy for running or going to the gym? Are you doing no exercise because you figure just a little is worthless? Well, it’s not worthless, and...

The Amazing Avocado

Popular trends are not always good — this is a good trend: American avocado consumption has multiplied 7 times over the last three decades. Its sales growth has been faster than that of any other fruit. There is an excellent reason for this: avocados are a phenomenal...

Sleep – Your Best Friend in Fighting Infection

What do you feel most like doing when under the weather? Sleeping! Your body knows the value of sleep, and when you are dealing with an infection, it screams for sleep. Because sleep improves the ability of certain white blood cells to grab their targets, it is...

Garlic vs. Medications

An Ancient Remedy Garlic is hardly a new discovery: for centuries it has been used medicinally when the only “drugs” were plants. The sulfur-based compounds from garlic are considered anti-inflammatory, anti-high cholesterol, anti-diabetes, anti-bacterial,...