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Coffee benefit

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 11 August 2021
Coffee benefit
A new study from Imperial College London showed that a cup of coffee a day could help prevent liver cancer, but alcohol consumption remains a major risk factor for several cancers. The researchers investigated the association between food and nutrient intake and the risk of developing or dying from 11 different types of cancers. The study found that drinking at least one cup of either caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee daily, was associated with a lower risk of developing liver cancer ...
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A Special Diet for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 7 August 2021
A Special Diet for Triple Negative Breast Cancer
There is exciting news in the world of cancer nutrition! For years, the triple negative breast cancer patient has been without a targeted treatment. But, the evidence is beginning to show that some triple-negative specific targeted treatment is on the horizon. This is great news for you if you want to take back the control cancer has taken from you and reduce your fear around this diagnosisyou are not powerless! This is new information in the triple-negative breast cancer community and it...
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Remember: You Need Vitamin E

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 7 August 2021
Remember: You Need Vitamin E
Clinical trials involving vitamin E supplementation have been mixed some showed benefits, while others did not. Some trials even reported negative outcomes associated with taking vitamin E. Is it time to ditch your vitamin E supplement? Perhaps but find out why first. Vitamin E is important for your health. It has important antioxidant roles in cell membranes that can affect the function of nerves and organs and mitigate oxidative stress throughout the body. Vitamin E is also critical in ...
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The Alkaline Diet

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 5 August 2021
The Alkaline Diet
Many people don't know that several of the foods we regularly eat have a negative effect on our alkaline body balance. The human body is naturally an alkaline environment, with a blood pH of 7.4 to 7.6. However, when we consume an overly acidic diet, we throw off our body's healthy pH balance, causing us to become more susceptible for illness and disease. When our body's normal pH balance becomes too acidic we expose ourselves to elevated risk of suffering from heart disea...
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Want probiotics but dislike yogurt? Try these foods

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 3 August 2021
Want probiotics but dislike yogurt? Try these foods
The top item on my grocery list is always yogurt: unsweetened, organic, made with almond milk. I'm always afraid I'll run out since I use it all the time. I put two tablespoons in every smoothie, and nothing beats a cool cup on a hot day as an afternoon snack. Besides healthy doses of calcium and protein, yogurt is a prime source for probiotics, the "good" live bacteria and yeasts. Why are these helpful?  Having a proper balance of bacteria in your gut improves ...
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