(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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(NaturalHealth365) There’s something about a cool slice of watermelon that’s a fixture of summertime. Watermelon harvest peaks in July, and it’s one of the most common offerings at backyard barbecues and parties through the warmer months. Low in calories and packed with nutrients, it’s a snack or dessert that’s really good for you – as you’ll soon see.
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(Natural News) It’s a long-held notion that tomatoes are one of the healthiest food items that people can include in their diets. One of its major nutrients is lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that has been found to protect the body from infections and repair damaged parts of the body. Lycopene’s cardiovascular benefits and cancer-fighting properties are no secret, but a new study suggests that the fruit’s cancer-fighting properties aren’t limited to its lycopene Component…
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