Quercetin helps to ward of life-threatening conditions, research reveals — NaturalHealth365 – November 6, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) Heart disease and cancer, currently the leading causes of death in the United States, together account for over 1.2 million deaths per year.  But, a lesser known fact is that many researchers believe both diseases are primarily linked to oxidative stress, the main cause of disease.  Fortunately, there are studies which show that quercetin – a plant flavonol – can help control oxidative damage and chronic inflammation, reducing the risk of these life-threatening health conditions. In fact, researchers have found that quercetin helps to protect against a wide range of threats – including environmental toxins, bacterial infections and viruses. →

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Prebiotics and probiotics offer a one-two punch for keeping cancer at bay – NaturalNews.com – November 4, 2019

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(Natural News) There is now an even better reason for you to add prebiotics and probiotics to your diet. According to a new study in Cell Reports, the combination of these two — termed “synbiotics” — can be used to modulate the human gut microbiota and treat serious diseases like colorectal cancer. Prebiotics and probiotics: sources and health benefits →

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What’s the role of food when it comes to treating and preventing cancer? A big one, says research – NaturalNews.com – October 20, 2019

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(Natural News) Each year, a million people are diagnosed with colon cancer globally and half a million die from it. It’s a startling statistic, but there is a silver lining here: It also happens to be one type of cancer where diet can play a huge role in both prevention and treatment. While diet can contribute to anywhere from 20 to 42 percent of all cancers in humans, that range rises to 50 to 90 percent when you look at colon cancer specifically. Perhaps not surprisingly, it’s the unhealthy Western diet that is largely behind this effect. →

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Autumn Comfort Sweet Potato Chips Recipe — The Truth About Cancer – October 25, 2019

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(The Truth About Cancer)  Autumn is one of my favorite times of year. The heat of summer gives way to the crisp, cool air of fall and we find those cozy comforts to share with loved ones. And nothing suits the season better than my autumn comfort sweet potato chips.
It’s important to eat with the seasons, and nothing says Autumn like sweet potatoes. Sweet potatoes contain special antioxidants that have been shown to demonstrate anti-cancer benefits. Coupled with turmeric, oregano, garlic, and cayenne pepper, it is an excellent snack to fight cancer while meeting those comfort food needs. →

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Benefits of turmeric shown to neutralize cancer cell growth, study reveals — NaturalHealth365 – October 10, 2019

(NaturalHealth365) A common spice frequently used in Asian cooking may hold the key to slowing down the growth of cancer cells.  To be clear, we’re talking about the benefits of turmeric.  And, its value is being touted by several major medical institutions like, the Mayo Clinic. Diving deeper into the research, the National Institutes of Health published a systematic review about the anticancer effects of curcumin – the main active ingredient in turmeric.  But, that’s not the only one: there are over 1,500 PubMed studies that illustrate the value of turmeric – in the fight against many forms of cancer. →

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Medicinal mushroom used in traditional Taiwanese medicine protects the liver from inflammation, fibrosis, and cancer — NaturalNews.com – September 16, 2019

(Natural News) Antrodia cinnamomea, also known as camphor fungus, is a parasitic fungus that thrives in the inner cavity of Cinnamomum kanehirae, a tree endemic to Taiwan. It is considered a medicinal mushroom and is used by Taiwanese people to treat liver disease, in particular, liver injury caused by excessive alcohol drinking. In a recent study, researchers from National Taiwan Normal University investigated the anti-inflammatory effect of A. cinnamomea, which contributes a lot to its hepatoprotective ability. The researchers also explored the molecular mechanisms underlying this anti-inflammatory activity. The results of their study were published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine. →

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Ginseng, jujube, gingko and astragalus all found to have antioxidant and anti-tumor effects — NaturalNews.com – September 12, 2019

September 12, 2019 by: Michelle Simmons

(Natural News) Oxidative stress is known to play a role in the development of diseases, including chronic inflammation and cancer. Emerging evidence suggests that antioxidant therapy can play a crucial role in treating those diseases. A study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine revealed that medicinal plants – including matrimony vine (Lycium barbarum), ginseng (Panax ginseng), jujube (Zizyphus jujuba), freckled milkvetch (Astragalus lentiginosus), and ginkgo biloba – have antioxidant and anti-tumor properties. →

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