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31 July 2021

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How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

by Geoff Beaty
Skimping on sleep increases risk of cancer and infections. Increased rates of breast cancer are linked to chronic lack of sleep. For that matter, insomnia, difficulty getting to sleep and staying asleep, also leads to the very same risks. Cancer patients are often challenged and wake due to pain, hot flushes, anxiety and drug side effects. Sleeping at the wrong time confuses your immune system and puts you at risk not only of cancer, but also anxiety, depression and impaired memory. A...

31 July 2021

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No magnesium, no mojo, no energy.

No magnesium, no mojo, no energy.

by Geoff Beaty
It's a fact of life for cancer patients and cancer survivors and most of us living modern life. Yet I will bet you didn't know that Magnesium is depleted with stress and that at least 30% of us don't get enough of this critical mineral to replenish what's lost. If your magnesium is low, you feel tired because this vital mineral is need by every single cell in your body and is required to run the engine of your cells. No magnesium, no mojo, no energy. Women need almost twic...

31 July 2021

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Is Your Toothpaste Toxic?

Is Your Toothpaste Toxic?

by Geoff Beaty
Toxic preservatives are found commonly in your soaps, lotions, sunscreen and more! One of them is methylisothiazolinone. Methylisothiazolinone (MI) is a chemical added to toothpaste, mouthwash, lotions, shampoos, dishwashing liquid and laundry detergents that increases product shelf life, but also acts as a potent trigger for angry inflammation, allergic reactions, mouth sores and skin rashes.  These are signs of harm and damage. Many companies are voluntarily removing MI from th...

31 July 2021

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12 Tips To Manage Uncertainty

12 Tips To Manage Uncertainty

by Geoff Beaty
Here are some ideas that have helped others feel more hopeful and deal with the uncertainty and fear of cancer that doesn't go away: Be informed. Learn what you can do for your health now and about the services available to you and your loved ones. This can give you a greater sense of control. Be aware that you do not have control over some aspects of your cancer. It helps to accept this rather than fight it. Be aware of your fears, but practice letting them go. It's normal for ...

31 July 2021

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Roasted Fennel Artichoke Onion Dip

Roasted Fennel Artichoke Onion Dip

by Manuela Boyle
This delicious, nutritious and versatile recipe can be served as a dip, a sauce or even as a side dish! Fennel is rich in fiber and potassium while low in cholesterol making it heart-health supportive.  Fennel is also loaded with phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals. Artichokes are packed with phytonutrients, antioxidants and are a good source of vitamins C and K Garlic is also one of the great cancer-fighting and heart healthy superfoods.  The fibers in garlic are known as p...

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