Why food can be your best cancer-fighting friend

Why food can be your best cancer-fighting friend

There are many recommendations and strategies we can use to make an impact on reducing our overall cancer risk.  As far as dietary recommendations go, using your eating pattern to reduce your risk of cancer works in two ways:

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Get crazy healthy with cruciferous vegetables

Get crazy healthy with cruciferous vegetables

Be honest – when’s the last time you went a little crazy and had a cruciferous vegetable?  If it’s been awhile, it’s never too late to change that – these veggies pack a nutritional and inflammation-fighting one-two punch, fighting for your health. 

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How to kick a soda habit

How to kick a soda habit

Having an all-out dependence on sugary sodas is a hard habit to break.  It can sneak up on you over time.  Before you know it, you are using soda to wake up you in the morning, get you through an afternoon slump, and wash down your dinner or quench you thirst at the movies.

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Why corn can be considered a healthy food

Why corn can be considered a healthy food

If you happen to live in the “corn belt” you will understand the meaning of “corn as high as an elephant’s eye.”  Under good growing conditions including lots of rain, corn stalks are commonly about 8 feet tall by midsummer.

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Italian coffee and prostate cancer

Italian coffee and prostate cancer

A new study from Italy (where coffee-drinking borders on religion) indicates that men drinking three or more cups of Italian-style coffee daily may reduce their chances of prostate cancer by fifty percent. The new research was designed by the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention – I.R.C.C.S. Neuromed, Italy which collaborated with the Italian National Institute of Health and the I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Dermopatico dell’Immacolata of Rome.

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