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Top 10 Ways to Help Prevent Breast Cancer Using Nutrition/Lifestyle Practices 10/23/12

The following tips are based on my published review article, which is available at the following link and contains all scientific references: http://www.meschinohealth.com/ArticleDirectory/Tips_For_Breast_Cancer_Prevention Minimize your intake of high fat animal foods, with the exception of fish. This includes red meat, pork, milk and yogurt above 1% MF, cheese above 3% milk fat, other high fat dairy products (ice cream, butter, whipped cream etc), and organ meats.   2.  Stay ...

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Breast Cancer Patients Treated With Green Tea Catechins While Awaiting Surgery 10/22/12

The American Association of Cancer Research published a study in October 2012 showing that supplementation of catechins from green tea showed important anti-cancer benefits in women with diagnosed breast cancer, who were awaiting surgery. Many studies over the years have shown a link between green tea and cancer prevention. In this study researchers treated a group of women with various doses of green tea catechins (400, 600 or 800 mg, twice per day) or a placebo for six months. A...

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Spontaneous Remission of Metastatic Endometrial Carcinoma: A remarkable case report involving an ancient nutrition and lifestyle approach 09/24/12

In recent years we have seen that a specific type of ketogenic diet has shown impressive results in combating cases of cancer, both in terms of reversing cancer and enhancing the efficacy of concurrent cancer therapies - including chemotherapy, hyperthermia and other cancer therapies. This is the diet plan I have provided to cancer patients as the director of nutritional therapy at the Canadian Cancer Immuno-therapy Clinic. Many other medical doctors I am in touch with have also seen...

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PEITC in Cruciferous Vegetables Shown To Inhibit Breast Cancer: New Mechanisms and Blood Marker Discovered 08/07/12

Cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, and cauliflower (also bok choy, turnips) are a rich source of cancer fighting compound known as phenethyl isothiocyanate (PEITC). When we eat cruciferous vegetables the chewing process activates an enzyme in these vegetable (myrosinase) that converts (hydrolyzes) their glucosinolates into various end-products such as isothiocynates. Isothiocyanates have been shown to induce phase II detoxification enzymes involved in the xenobiotic metabolism of car...

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How High Blood Sugar Shortens Your Life: Part 5: How to keep your blood sugar in the ideal range for longevity 07/20/12

In the previous articles on this subject I discussed how high blood sugar increases risk for: Diabetes and its complications Heart disease Kidney disease (chronic renal failure) Macular degeneration and other retinopathies that cause vision loss Cancer Alzheimer’s disease (type 3 diabetes) There is no question that long-term blood sugar control is a key factor in longevity and remaining disease-free. The blood sugar level that ...

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How High Blood Sugar Shortens Your Life: Part Four – Cancer Risk 07/13/12

High blood sugar (glucose) is known to increase the risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, macular degeneration of the eye, Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. In the previous three articles in this series I explained how high blood sugar increases risk of all of these conditions, with the exception of cancer. This article addresses the mechanisms by which high blood sugar increases risk of cancer and cancer recurrence. Ho...

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