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Man overcame cancer without Chemo: ‘I’d still fight’

In cancer, overcome cancer without chemo on May 24, 2009 at 5:03 am

Diet Affects Gut Microbes & Colon Cancer Risk

In cancer, candida, colon, colon cancer, digestion, gut, gut microbes, intestine, microbes, optiflora on April 5, 2009 at 1:01 pm

Diet Affects Diversity Of Microbes In Human Gut, And In Turn, Colon Cancer Risk (April 2, 2009) — A typical Western diet, rich in meat and fats and low in complex carbohydrates, is a recipe for colon cancer, scientists say. Researchers have described an expanding body of evidence to show that the composition of the diet directly influences the diversity of the microbes in the gut, providing the link between diet, colonic disease and colon cancer. … > full story

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Common Food Additive Increases Risk and Spread of Lung Cancer

In cancer, cleanse from bad diets, cleanse from phosphates, cleanse from processed foods, inorganic phosphates, lung cancer, processed food, tumors on December 31, 2008 at 9:51 am

Common Food Additive Found To Increase Risk And Speed Spread Of Lung Cancer (December 30, 2008) — New research in an animal model suggests that a diet high in inorganic phosphates, which are found in a variety of processed foods including meats, cheeses, beverages and bakery products, might speed growth of lung cancer tumors and may even contribute to the development of those tumors in individuals predisposed to the disease. … > full story

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Resveratrol kills cancer cells

In blood cancer, bowel, breast tumor, cancer, lung, prostate, resveratrol, skin, stomach on December 31, 2008 at 8:38 am

Grape extract kills cancer cells

Resveretrol — found in grapes — Previous research has shown grapeseed extract has an effect on skin, breast, bowel, lung, stomach and prostate cancer cells in the laboratory.  It can also reduce the size of breast tumours in rats and skin tumours in mice.  However, the University of Kentucky study is the first to test its impact on a blood cancer.  Lead researcher Professor Xianglin Shi said: “These results could have implications for the incorporation of agents such as grapeseed extract into prevention or treatment of haematological (blood) malignancies and possibly other cancers.  “What everyone seeks is an agent that has an effect on cancer cells but leaves normal cells alone, and this shows that grapeseed extract fits into this category.”      more from BBC

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Green Tea: tooth decay, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, MS, cholesterol, weight, digestion, detox chemicals and alcohol

In alcohol, alzheimer's, antioxidant, beriberi disease, blood sugar, blotchiness, body temperature, bonde health, bone health, brain, cancer, detox, digestion, fatigue, green tea, HDL, heart, LDL, metabolism, morepinephrine, multiple sclerosis, neurodegenerative disease, parkinson's, soda, stimulant, tea, thirst, tooth decay, urinary funciton, weight on December 14, 2008 at 10:49 am
  • Drink Tea To Avoid Tooth Erosion, Study Suggests (November 28, 2008) — Researchers compared green and black tea to soda and orange juice in terms of their short- and long-term erosive effect on human teeth. The study found that the erosive effect of tea was similar to that of water, which has no erosive effect. … full story
  • History  Wikipedia 
    • Tea consumption had its origin in China more than 4,000 years ago[5]. Green tea has been used as traditional medicine in areas such as China, Japan, India and Thailand to help everything from controlling bleeding and helping heal wounds to regulating body temperature, blood sugar and promoting digestion.
    • The Kissa Yojoki (Book of Tea), written by Zen priest Eisai in 1191, describes how drinking green tea can have a positive effect on the five vital organs, especially the heart. The book discusses tea’s medicinal qualities, which include easing the effects of alcohol, acting as a stimulant, curing blotchiness, quenching thirst, eliminating indigestion, curing beriberi disease, preventing fatigue, and improving urinary and brain function.
  • Claims  Wikipedia
    • Stopping certain neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
    • The prevention and treatment of cancer [6]
    • Treating multiple sclerosis [7]
    • Preventing the degradation of cell membranes by neutralizing the spread of free radicals which occur during oxidation process. [8][dubious ]
    • Reducing the negative effects of LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) by lowering levels of triglycerides and increasing the production of HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol).
    • Joy Bauer, a New York City nutritionist, says [the catechins in green tea] increase levels of the metabolism speeding brain chemical norepinephrine (noradrenaline).
    • Japanese researchers claim that drinking five cups of green tea a day can burn 70 to 80 extra calories. Dr. Nicholas Perricone, a self-proclaimed anti-aging specialist, appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show and told Oprah’s viewers they can lose 10 lbs (4.5 kg) in 6 weeks drinking green tea instead of coffee.

Beautifully Deadly Hygiene

In allergy, alzheimer's, anti-aging, asthma, autism, beauty products, breast cancer, bumpy arms, cancer, cancer risk factors, chemicals, chronic fatigue, Fertility, fetal development, hormone questionnaire, hygiene, immune system, makeup, Menstrual disorders, mercury poisoning, skincare, Women on November 17, 2008 at 6:55 pm

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  • abnormal hormone levels
  • parabens found in breast cancer
  • mercury poisoning found in eye shadows
  • chronic fatigue
  • liver
  • infertility
  • asthma
  • allergies

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More Information:

CosmeticsInfo.org

Babies Absorb Phthalates from Baby Products

Phthalates Information Center

FDA’s Guide to Parabens

Cosmetics, Parabens and Breast Cancer

Toxic-Free Legacy Coalition

Washington Toxics Coalition

The Dirty Dozen Ingredients In Personal Care Products

2 Cancer Tests: injection of radioactive tracers, nanotechnology

In breast cancer, cancer, cancer risk factors, Fertility, Women on November 17, 2008 at 6:08 pm

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 “One drawback of MBI: It uses about 8 to 10 times the radiation of mammograms, a dose that engineers like Hruska are trying to lower with newer technology. Other medical centers also are testing MBI.”

-By MARILYNN MARCHIONE, AP Medical Writer     (Komo News)

  • Is this a good idea?  Do you think this will cause more cancer growth or increased rate of cancer growth?

 

“But the group said its research has found that zinc-oxide nanoparticles can selectively kill cancer cells without harming normal cells.”

-Information from: Idaho Statesman, http://www.idahostatesman.com

 

Harvard study proves Vitalizer lowers cancer risk

In cancer, cancer risk factors, harvard study, landmark study, prevention, soy, types of cancer, vitalizer, Women on October 29, 2008 at 4:42 pm

 

Harvard study proves Shaklee Vitalizer fights cancer!

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     source: Nutrition Action Health Letter, November 2008 

 

Harvard study proves Shaklee Vitalizer fights cancer!