Archive for the ‘Nutrition’ Category

Green tea may be of use in the treatment and prevention of prostate cancer

Green tea may be of use in the treatment and prevention of prostate cancer According to a study just published in the journal, Cancer Prevention Research, consumption of Polyphenon E (an investigational agent derived from the polyphenols found in green tea) can reduce the serum markers used to monitor...
June 22nd, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More

Clean living, way to beat cancer

Over 40% of breast and bowel cancer cases in rich countries are preventable through diet, physical activity and weight control alone, experts say. Simple measures like cycling to work and swapping fatty foods for fruit can make all the difference for these and many other cancers, they say. Globally,...
June 17th, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More

Mushrooms contain several anti-cancer properties

Mushrooms have been consumed by humans for thousands of years. While more than 14,000 mushroom varieties exist, only about 3,000 are edible (the most commonly eaten mushroom in the United States is the white button mushroom). Mushrooms offer a wide variety of benefits, from enhancing the flavors of...
June 8th, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More

Spinach Knocks Out Cancer and Boosts Brain Power

Spinach Knocks Out Cancer and Boosts Brain Power Popeye was the poster boy for spinach, at least in the cartoons. He could swallow down a can and be able to knock out Bluto who was twice his size. Popeye was probably pretty healthy too, avoiding the pitfalls of aging and disease that come from a diet...
June 7th, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More

Qatar urged to help fight malnutrition with Spirulina

“Consuming spirulina has been linked to recovery from diseases like cancer and autism,” said Remigio M. Maradona, ambassador director-general of Intergovernmental Institution for the use of Micro-algae Spirulina Against Malnutrition. Maradona is currently leading a high-level IIMSAM delegation to...
May 13th, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More

Keeping Abreast of Healthy Eats

October has always been a month associated with the colors of black and orange. Now it’s pink as October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Of course, the pink ribbon and its symbol are ubiquitous and plastered on everything from coffee mugs and bejeweled t-shirts to pricey bling like the pink beribboned...
May 13th, 2009 | Cancer Websites, Nutrition | Read More

Aging and Bioidentical Hormones

(NaturalNews) Proactive is a great way to describe Lori Steiner. When other women were lining up to get hormone substitution drugs in the late 1990s, Lori realized their dangers and began researching aging and bioidentical hormones. Having worked all her life as a teacher and administrator in the Los...
May 11th, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More

Dietary Acrylamide Not Associated With Increased Lung Cancer Risk In Men

ScienceDaily (May 5, 2009) — Dietary acrylamide was not associated with an increased risk of lung cancer, according to data from a large prospective case-cohort study. French fries, during high-temperature cooking. Epidemiological studies have found a positive association between dietary acrylamide...
May 5th, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More

Today In the Kitchen: Diet, nutrition and cancer prevention

Recently, a nutritionist from the Arizona University Cancer Center spoke at the West Center on this topic. The presenter, Emily Nardi, is a registered dietitian and researcher, with a focus on public health. Understandably, the information was research-oriented, and for the most part, was not news....
May 3rd, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More

International Prevention Research Institute established

An International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) has been legally established consisting of eight initial partners working with a large international network of experts.

 The iPRI will initially focus on prevention of chronic disease expanding from a solid base in Cancer to include Cardiology...
May 3rd, 2009 | Nutrition | Read More