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3 Health Benefits of Plant-Based Diets

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Many health benefits are associated with eating whole food, plant-based, oil free diets. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, "appropriately planned vegetarian, including vegan, diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits for the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. These diets are appropria...

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Callie's Cancer Part 3

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Guest Blogger Contribution.
Obviously, a blog about a house cat is hardly appropriate for a site dedicated to human health, but I feel that Callie's story is indeed significant to the human side of cancer. This post is Part 3 of Callie's Cancer blog that was posted on Monday, 22 August 2016 and of Part 2 that was posted on Wednesday, 25 January ...

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From Survive to Thrive: Patty's Cancer Journey

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I followed Dr. Carney's blogs online for a long time before making my first appointment. Three years earlier I had become plant based due to a breast cancer diagnosis. That was an adjustment. I finally started to get into a groove with support groups and books I was reading but found myself disillusioned in a system that I did not want to be p...

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Antioxidant Supplements Do Not Prevent Cancer

Antioxidant Supplements Do Not Prevent Cancer

Cancers are a deadly disease resulting annually in millions of deaths worldwide. In 2012, 8.2 million people were estimated to die from cancer globally, and more than half a million people were projected to die from cancer in 2016 in the United States. The fear of this deadly diagnosis influences many people to take me...

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Effects of Beta-Carotene Supplements on Cancer Prevention: Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Non-smokers and smokers who take beta-carotene supplements are more prone to develop bladder cancer and all types of cancer respectively.

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Effects of antioxidant supplements on cancer prevention: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

The use of antioxidant supplements may increase an individual's chances of developing bladder cancer.

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A prospective study of red and processed meat intake in relation to cancer risk.

Individuals with high dietary intake of red and processed meats are susceptible to liver, colorectal, lung, and esophageal cancers.

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Association between dietary whole grain intake and risk of mortality: two large prospective studies in US men and women.

Generous consumption of whole grains may cut down all-cause mortality risk significantly in US men and women.

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Vegetables Knock Out Liver Cancer Risk

Vegetables Knock Out Liver Cancer Risk

Liver Cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. Data released by the World Cancer Research Fund International show that more than 780,000 cases of liver carcinoma were recorded globally in 2012. According to the American Cancer Society, over 40,000 people are expected to be diagnosed with liver cancer, and almost 29,000...

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Breast Cancer Risk Increases with Alcohol Consumption

Breast Cancer Risk Increases with Alcohol Consumption

There are many reasons why consuming alcohol is not a smart decision. Studies have shown another reason why women should stay away from alcoholic drinks: it increases breast cancer risk. Breast cancer is the number one leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women. According to the World Cancer Research Fund International, nearly 1.7 million new...

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Alcohol consumption and the risk of cancer.

Stomach, lung, oral, pharyngeal, laryngeal, colorectal, oesophageal, breast, and ovarian cancers are more likely to occur in alcohol consumers than those who avoid drinking alcoholic products.

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Can the consumption of tomatoes or lycopene reduce cancer risk?

Frequent consumers of lycopene-rich foods, such as tomatoes, may have lower cancer risk.

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