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Lycopene, the Powerful Nutrient That May Help Prevent Cancer

Lycopene is a super star when it comes to good health and cancer prevention. We find it in the news regularly. So what is it? Lycopene is what gives red fruits and vegetables their bright red color…

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8 Natural Ways to Help Prevent Cancer

If you’re worried about cancer you don’t need to stand idly by with fingers crossed that it won’t strike you. There are many natural proven ways to help prevent cancer. Here are 8: Eat Organic-- A …

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Halloween Herbs for Year-Round Health

"Double, double toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble," chanted the witches of Shakespeare’s Macbeth as they added ingredients to their brew. While an eye of newt and tongue of frog may not …

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6 Food-Cancer Connections You Need to Know

The notion of using food to prevent or delay the onset of certain ailments is centuries old -- Hippocrates himself is famous for saying "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." But, as mor…

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Spice Extract Shows Excellent Anti-Cancer Effects

Exciting research published in the journal Nutrition and Cancer found that a whole food extract of ginger containing a group of phytonutrients known as gingerols slowed cancer tumor growth and increas…

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7 Halloween Superfoods

If you've been loading up on candy and treats that seem to be everywhere this time of year, you might be ready to enjoy some real Halloween superfoods. Black Rice—Witches aren't the only ones who c…

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Cancer’s Scary Link to Height

If you've ever been jealous of long-legged supermodels it might be time to reconsider the advantages of being short.  According to new research published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers…

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Lower Your Cancer Risk by 44 Percent

An exciting new study was just published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research showing the incredible ability of raw garlic to lower cancer risk by 30 to 44 percent, even in smokers. The study …

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Eggplant Protects Against Cancer

Eggplant is more than just a pretty face. It’s packed with nutrition too. One of the clues to its impressive health benefits lies in the deep purple color of its skin. You may recall from my earlier a…

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5 Halloween Superfoods

While you might be hoping that candy and chocolate make the cut for Halloween superfoods, sorry they don’t.  After eating all the high-sugar, empty calories from Halloween you might want to eat some r…

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