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Fruits and Veggies Lower Cancer Risk Researchers from the National Cancer Institute have suggested that cancer prevention might be as easy as stocking up on the fruits and veggies. In fact, fruits and vegetables considerably lower the ri ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
Fruits and Vegetables Fight Off Cancer If you want to reduce your risk of several common types of cancer, help may be no farther away than your kitchen. A trio of new studies presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for ...
May 07 2007 12:33pm
Breast Cancer Risks Knowing the risk factors that contribute to breast cancer can help you evaluate the likelihood of getting the disease. In some cases, it's possible to make changes now that will improve your chances ...
Jul 29 2009 5:41am
The Breast Cancer Prevention PDQ from the National Cancer Institute discusses many of t ... more
Feb 11 2010 11:13am
Excess Vitamins May Cause Prostrate Cancer The Journal of the National Cancer Institute published a study recently saying that men who take vitamins in excess are more likely to develop the most risky types of prostrate cancer. Men who have a ...
Jun 24 2007 11:32pm
... I'm curious because my dad has had prostate cancer for about 10 years now, and is doing g ... more
Jul 07 2007 8:42pm
Pack extra nutrition into every bite with these expert tips In 2005, the government's revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans introduced the term "nutrient density," which sounds complicated but simply refers to how much nutrition a food provides. For example ...
May 15 2007 12:18pm
Breast Cancer and the Low-Fat Diet The National Institute of Health (NIH) has found that decreasing total fat intake may make a minimal impression on reducing the risk of breast cancer, and has no effect on the risk of colorectal cance ...
Jun 13 2007 5:56pm
Thanks for the clarification Mary Ann! You are absolutely right. When making changes to ... more
Jan 11 2008 9:33am
Top 10 Breast Cancer Fighting Foods October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and in honor of that, here are 10 of the best foods to help lower the risk of this disease: 1. Almonds. A great source of monounsaturated fats. Researche ...
Oct 05 2007 1:08pm
I think I'll go have some salmon prepared with garlic and olive oil, with some white beans ... more
Oct 08 2007 9:37am
Latest Results From Two Large Diet-Cancer Studies Today, experts at the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) welcomed preliminary results from two ongoing investigations into the links between diet and cancer. Scientists working on two diff ...
May 09 2007 9:50am
Protect yourself against breast cancer by following a Mediterranean diet In the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, check out and share this article to spread awareness about the importance of healthy eating to reduce risk of cancer! The way we eat may increase our c ...
Oct 14 2010 7:01am
October was Breast cancer Awareness Month. The month of October was designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Remembering the fallen and advancing with good strides toward prevention and cure is both a personal and national act of healin ...
Nov 17 2010 9:52am