(Natural News) Colorectal cancer, as the name implies, is a type of cancer that begins in the colon or the rectum. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States, with an estimated total of 148,040 cases yearly. The society also notes that men have a 4.4 percent of men and 4.1 percent of women will develop colorectal cancer in their lifetime. While there are a wide variety of factors that contribute to a person’s risk of developing this cancer, one of the main culprits is poor diet. In the same vein, recent research suggests that following a healthy diet, particularly ones with gut-healthy foods, can help prevent the development of this type of cancer. →
In this study, which was published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) reviewed 10 randomized controlled trials that compared vitamin D supplementation with placebos. These trials involved over 79,000 people with cancer. The patients had an average age of 68, and the trials reported cancer incidence and mortality. The MSU researchers focused on whether vitamin D supplementation played a role in lowering cancer risk and death. →
(Natural News) Having too much salt in your diet is incredibly unhealthy. High-salt intake can exacerbate conditions like multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel diseases. However, when it comes to cancer, a team of researchers is now suggesting that increasing the amount of salt in your diet may have some beneficial effects, particularly when it comes to fighting off cancer. →
(Natural News) Feeding the body with nutrients that support healthy cellular function is essential to fighting cancer and can help people recover from this deadly disease. A great way to do nourish the body is through the consumption of superfoods rich in anticancer compounds. Of these foods, there are three lesser-known ones that can give the body the nutrients needed to stay strong against cancer’s onslaught: cacao, broccoli sprouts and tiger nuts. Here are some fast facts about these superfoods. →
(Natural News) Cancer has been on the rise in recent years, with statistics from the American Cancer Society (ACS) estimating a grand total of more than 1.7 million new cancer cases in the US. Researchers from the ACS found that at least 42 percent of these newly diagnosed cancer cases – about 740,000 – are avoidable. This includes the 19 percent of cancers caused by smoking and the 18 percent caused by a combination of excess body weight, high alcohol intake, poor nutrition and lack of physical activity. Certain lifestyle changes help reduce the risk of cancer, but nature can also bring some surprising cancer-fighting benefits that will help you stay healthy and cancer-free. →
(Natural News) Gone are the days when marijuana was viewed as nothing more than a dangerous, illicit drug. More than two thirds of U.S. states have now legalized its use, some for medicinal purposes, some for recreational use, and others for both.
Thanks in large part to information dispensed by the independent media, Americans have become educated about the amazing health benefits of marijuana, including in reducing the number of seizures in patients with epilepsy, preventing age-related cognitive decline, and in providing a safer form of pain relief for patients battling opioid addictions. →
(Natural News) Do you want to avoid the big C? A new study shows that making healthy lifestyle choices while avoiding harmful practices might reduce the risk of many types of cancer. →