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13 October 2021

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What Are The 34 Symptoms Of Menopause?

What Are The 34 Symptoms Of Menopause?

by Geoff Beaty
The incidence of temporary or early menopause after chemotherapy or radiotherapy varies according to the age of the person, pubertal status, her existing ovarian reserve, type of chemotherapy, radiotherapy field and the cumulative dose of chemotherapy or radiotherapy. The risk of menopause increases with age, most likely because older women have decreased ovarian reserve compared to younger women. Chemotherapy combined with radiotherapy is associated with an increased risk compared to chemo...

9 October 2021

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EPA and DHA Coach Immune Cells Towards Resolution

EPA and DHA Coach Immune Cells Towards Resolution

by Geoff Beaty
In industrialised countries, modern diets provide an abundance of omega-6 polyunsaturated fats (PUFAs) relative to omega-3 PUFAs, and this is known to contribute to the incidence of cardiovascular conditions along with the chronic immune activation seen in atopic and inflammatory disorders. Nutrition research has shown that an intervention as simple as increasing dietary intakes of EPA and DHA relative to common omega-6 fats could effectively improve cardiovascular outcomes in individuals an...

9 October 2021

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Can Your Diet Help Prevent Skin Cancer?

Can Your Diet Help Prevent Skin Cancer?

by Geoff Beaty
The major cause of skin cancer is ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun or from tanning machines. About 90 percent of non-melanoma skin cancers and 86 percent of melanomas are associated with solar UV. UV exposure generates free radicals, unstable, nasty little oxygen molecules that produce inflammation and damage cell function and your skin’s DNA. This DNA damage can cause changes in your genes called mutations that lead to skin cancer. Studies have shown that substances called antiox...

9 October 2021

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Simple Blender Hummus

Simple Blender Hummus

by Geoff Beaty
The best part about this easy hummus recipe is that you can make a big batch, and save it for later. Here are two ideas on how to store hummus: Refrigerate the hummus for up to seven days. My lunch game has been on the struggle bus, so I just made a batch of this for me to munch on throughout the work week. Freeze your hummus in small portions. Our Homemade Hummus freezes beautifully! Just be sure to give yourself some time for it to thaw. Making homemade hummus in the blender (or fo...

9 October 2021

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Chocolate Superfood Smoothie

Chocolate Superfood Smoothie

by Geoff Beaty
Serves 1, as a dessert course Ingredients: 1 cup coconut water ( or filtered water | tea | spring water) 1 banana 1 tsp cacao nibs 1 tsp organic cacao powder 1 tsp cacao butter 1 cup (or 2) of berries: blueberries, raspberries, strawberries 1 handful of soaked cashews (or cashew butter | almond butter) 1 tsp maca 1 tsp hemp seeds 1 tsp spirulina goji berries for topping or any frozen berries (I chose raspberries!)   Instructions Simply blend everything together! ...

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