Disease Prevention

Many reasons to eat ginger

Many reasons to eat ginger

Ginger is revered for its many medicinal benefits. It came from Southeast Asia, from where it was traded around the world. It is often added to soups, sauces, and stir-fried vegetables to add a nice spicy kick. Ginger is also often used to make a tea. There are so many […]

by March 31, 2015
Vegetarians who eat fish have lower colon cancer risk

Vegetarians who eat fish have lower colon cancer risk

Pescovegetarians, or vegetarians who eat fish have lower colon cancer risk, according to new research from the American Medical Association. Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and is the second leading cause of death by cancer amongst men and women, according to the Colon Cancer Alliance. The […]

by March 30, 2015
Frankincense beats chemotherapy at treating ovarian cancer

Frankincense beats chemotherapy at treating ovarian cancer

According to new research from Leicester University, there may be a new treatment for ovarian cancer.

by March 29, 2015
Vitamin D may help prevent atherosclerosis and diabetes

Vitamin D may help prevent atherosclerosis and diabetes

Vitamin D may help prevent atherosclerosis and diabetes, according to research from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. “Because low vitamin D levels are associated with diabetes and heart disease, we looked at the connections between vitamin D, immune function, and these disease states,” explains senior author […]

by March 27, 2015
Top 6 ways to control heart attack risk

Top 6 ways to control heart attack risk

Heart disease causes about one million deaths in Americans per year. It is the leading cause of death in men and women, and about 1 in every 3 deaths is due to heart disease. According to The Heart Foundation, 920,00 Americans will suffer a heart attack this year, and almost […]

by March 19, 2015
Coconut oil may help fight tooth decay

Coconut oil may help fight tooth decay

Coconut oil is the oil of choice when it comes to mouth health and a process called oil pulling. It also makes a great ingredient for homemade toothpaste. Digested coconut oil has the ability to kill bacteria that are responsible for tooth decay. Because of its natural antibiotic properties, coconut […]

by March 18, 2015
Vegetarian diet lowers colon cancer risk

Vegetarian diet lowers colon cancer risk

Eating a vegetarian diet lowers colon cancer risk compared to a non-vegetarian diet, according to new research from the Journal of the American Medical Association. According to the Colon Cancer Alliance, colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in the […]

by March 12, 2015
Tomatoes may reduce kidney cancer risk

Tomatoes may reduce kidney cancer risk

A new study from Wayne State University shows that lycopene-rich foods such as tomatoes may reduce kidney cancer risk, specifically renal cell carcinoma (a type of kidney cancer). Cathryn Bock, Ph.D., M.P.H., associate professor of Oncology at Wayne State University’s School of Medicine and her team discovered this after analyzing […]

by March 3, 2015