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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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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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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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9 Ways to Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

There are many great anti-cancer foods and lifestyle changes that can reduce your risk of getting breast cancer, but here are some simple ones you can incorporate into your life right away: 1. Incr…

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Vitamins May Be Alternative to HPV Vaccine

The human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine has been surrounded by controversy since it was first commercialized. This could be partly due to the fact that it has had no long term testing, is injected int…

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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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5 Medical Tests Every Boomer Woman Should Have

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor Women tend to take care of everyone else in their lives, at the expense of their own health. Oftentimes we don't maintain doctor visits for ours…

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9 Ways to Cancer-Proof Your Next Barbecue

There is a link between barbecued foods and an increased risk of cancer. Basically, when foods like meat or oils are heated over high temperatures or come in contact with flames, certain compounds can…

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Yep. Eat them before they bloom and turn bitter.

The most important fact in all this GMO/Monsanto/chemicals/pesticides in our GMO foods now has been …