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13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire.  Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in this case) really is the be…

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10 Ways to Cancer-Proof Your Barbecue

Summer is here. With it come vacations, lush gardens, and barbecues with friends and family. Unfortunately, barbecued food has been linked to an increased risk of cancer.  But you can have your barbec…

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Apple Extract Shows Promise Against Cancer

The adage, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” might not be far from the truth particularly if you’re battling cancer, according to new research in the International Journal of Biological Macromol…

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Could Mistletoe Help Heal Cancer?

According to ScienceDaily, Nov. 30, 2012, it seems that the age old traditional Christmas decoration, Mistletoe, has the potential to play a vital role as an alternative therapy for sufferers of colon…

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Understanding Colon Cancer

Colon - or colorectal -- cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US -- around 143,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year alone. Watch this for warning signs to treatment options.…

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Energy Drink Slashes Belly Fat by 77%

Forget Red Bull, Monster, Rock Star, and the other so-called “Energy Drinks” that line the refrigerators at every convenience store these days.  Not only are they loaded with stimulants, most are usua…

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Top 10 Spring Superfoods

Spring is finally here and along with it starts the cascade of vibrant superfoods.  Obviously, some take a little longer than others, but here are my picks for the top 10 spring superfoods.  Enjoy! …

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Sing Along With the Colonoscopy Song

You wouldn't think the World Series and colonoscopy had anything to do with each other. But for me it did. When my doctor suggested I have a colonoscopy, I said I'd do it when the Red Sox won the Worl…

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9 Tips to Prevent Colon Cancer

Ask a woman in menopause if she's had a mammogram and she'll likely say, "Yes." But ask that same woman if she's had a colonoscopy and the answer is often, "No." March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month …

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6 Ways to Slash Colon Cancer Risk

Colon cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancers.  Making some simple dietary and lifestyle changes can cut your risk in half.  Here’s how: 1.  Eat more vegetables. We know we should e…

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