Dairy products can increase the risk of cancer, but these plant-based diets can REDUCE it

A study published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association shows that dairy products may increase the risk of prostate cancer but plant-based diets may decrease that risk. Mayo Clinic researchers based their findings on previous studies that examined the link between certain diets and prostate cancer risk. “Our review highlighted a cause for concern with high consumption … Continue reading Dairy products can increase the risk of cancer, but these plant-based diets can REDUCE it

6 healthy reasons to drink beet juice

Beets have been around since ancient times, growing along the coastlines of Asia, North Africa and Europe. At one time, only the greens of the beet plant were eaten but, now, beet juice is quite popular as well. While beets are enjoyed for their sweet, appealing taste, many people still remain uneducated about the tremendous health … Continue reading 6 healthy reasons to drink beet juice

How do cell phones cause cancer? Studies explain

The latest data from the Pew Research Center estimates that 96 percent of American adults own a cell phone. Given the sheer number of people using cell phones, scientists have been keen to establish a link between cell phone use and chronic diseases like cancer. Recent research suggests that the brain is the most susceptible organ when it … Continue reading How do cell phones cause cancer? Studies explain

Quercetin is one of the most potent natural antioxidants on the planet

Quercetin is a naturally occurring compound that has the ability to protect plants from harsh climates and environmental toxins. It also contributes to the various colors that fruits and vegetables exhibit. However, it’s not just plants that benefit from quercetin but humans as well. Once ingested, this compound induces cell-protective effects including antioxidant, anticancer, anti-inflammatory, and … Continue reading Quercetin is one of the most potent natural antioxidants on the planet

Sulforaphane, a compound in cruciferous vegetables, found to kill colon cancer cells

An increasing number of studies have recently emerged promoting the benefits of eating cruciferous vegetables. These vegetables are not only rich in dietary fiber that supports digestive health, but they are also good sources of phytonutrients that can reduce the risk of cancer. For instance, isothiocyanates, which are formed through the breakdown of glucosinolates found in … Continue reading Sulforaphane, a compound in cruciferous vegetables, found to kill colon cancer cells

Drink beetroot juice and enjoy these health benefits

Among the many fruit and vegetable juices that exist around the world, beetroot juice is undoubtedly one of the healthiest. This dark purple juice contains a unique combination of powerful antioxidants and phytonutrients that can provide many health benefits. Plus, drinking beetroot juice is a great way to add beetroots to your diet since beetroots can lose some of their nutritional … Continue reading Drink beetroot juice and enjoy these health benefits

Alkalinity and oxygen levels: Is there a connection between pH levels and cancer risk?

Several studies show that pH levels of the human body exert an effect on the risk of cancer. People who desire to avoid cancer should strive to maintain their pH levels at slightly alkaline quality instead of letting it drop to acidic levels, which can encourage the rapid growth of tumors. Levels of pH can change depending on … Continue reading Alkalinity and oxygen levels: Is there a connection between pH levels and cancer risk?

Testicular cancer survivors report being less tired if they regularly engage in high-intensity interval exercise

Regular physical activity offers many benefits for your physical and mental health. But according to research, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) can also help reduce tiredness and improve the self-esteem of testicular cancer survivors. The study was published in the British Journal of Cancer. Can strenuous exercise address tiredness in testicular cancer survivors? The study findings showed that men who had been … Continue reading Testicular cancer survivors report being less tired if they regularly engage in high-intensity interval exercise

Exercise and weight loss efforts significantly reduce risk of tumors

People who are obese and those who do not exercise are at an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer — one of the most common cancers worldwide. A recent study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism found that exercise is an essential factor in reducing the risk of developing this type of cancer after weight loss. … Continue reading Exercise and weight loss efforts significantly reduce risk of tumors

New evidence shows that walnuts optimize the gut microbiome to suppress cell growth

Walnuts (Juglans regia) are popular among vegans because these nuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Additionally, walnuts are full of nutrients that can help boost brain and cardiovascular health. But according to a study, walnuts can also help optimize the gut microbiome “to suppress colon cancer cell growth.” To date, colon cancer is the third most … Continue reading New evidence shows that walnuts optimize the gut microbiome to suppress cell growth