Tag: cancer

SODIUM

Studies show that an increase in salt intake is proportional to an increase in cancer of the stomach, esophagus and bladder. Research shows the average American consumes 3400 mg of sodium daily. To reduce sodium intake avoid products with more than 200 mg sodium per serving and don’t add salt to food before or after cooking.The American Heart Association recommends no more than 2,300 milligrams (msg) a day and an ideal limit of no more than 1,500 mg per day for most adults.

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SUGAR FEEDS CANCER

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Utah were one of the first to discover that sugar is essential for tumor development. Their research was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. In the words of Don Ayer, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Oncological Sciences at the University of Utah “It’s been known since 1923 that tumor cells use a lot more glucose than normal cells. Our research helps show how this process takes place, and how it might be stopped...

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Mediterranean Diet ~

Studies show adopting the Mediterranean diet may help ward off heart attacks, stroke and premature death. This type of eating pattern can help lower cholesterol, help with weight loss, improve rheumatoid arthritis, and reduce the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, and various types of cancer. It’s important to understand the elements of a Mediterranean-type diet: Base every meal on fruits, vegetables, whole grains (whole wheat bread, brown rice, quinoa and bulgur), olive oil, beans,...

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Anti-Cancer Lifestyle

Avoid refined sugar, sugar fuels cancer growth, for more info see “Sugar: the Bitter Truth” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBnniua6-oM .   Eat foods with a high ORAC value; ORAC, Oxygen Radical Absorbency Capacity is a measure of the anti-oxidant power of a food.  Our intake of antioxidants should balance the free radicals we generate due to lifestyle environmental assaults; radiation, pollution, toxins, stress, eating junk food, lack of sleep, etc.  Research shows  that consumption of antioxidants...

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