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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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5 Better Things Men Can Do for Cancer than Grow a Moustache

I have nothing against moustaches. My dad has been sporting one the better part of his life and it really suits him. But, growing a moustache for Movember to raise awareness for men's cancer is not th…

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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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7 Reasons to Love Beets

Beets are among my favorite vegetables.† Not only are they delicious, they are nutritional powerhouses.† Here are 7 reasons to love beets: 1.† Lower blood pressure (when high). A recent study at Lo…

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Eggplant Protects Against Cancer

Eggplant is more than just a pretty face. Itís 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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7 Super-Healing Summer Berries

Berries are a delicious addition to any diet.† But, taste is not the only reason to love them.† Hereís why you should add these seven super-healing summer berries to your diet: Blackberries Load…

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9 Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

Every June when strawberries burst into gardens and markets near my home, I am reminded of my strawberry-picking expeditions as a child with my dad and sister. My mom agreed to make dozens of pies o…

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7 Reasons to Eat More Beets

It seems that people either love beets or they hate them. I, personally, am in the LOVE BEETs camp. I still remember the first time I ate them as a child. I wanted them every day after that. Whether y…

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3 Super-Healing Summer Iced Teas

Try one of my delicious, nutritious, and healing iced teas this summer.† Enjoy! Acai Berry Blast The acai berry in this tea makes it high in antioxidants.† Antioxidants help protect your body ag…

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Vegetable Boosts Endurance, Helps Prevent Cancer

A study at England's University of Exeter found that eating foods rich in naturally-occurring nitrates, like beets, improved endurance during exercise. The scientists studied various substances and…

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