Teenage girls who consume large amounts of fruit may lower their future risk for breast cancer, a new study suggests. Conversely, women who drink more alcohol over time might increase their breast cancer risk, although they could also lower their chances of heart disease, a second report found. In the fruit study, consumption of apples,
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Yoga helps in decreasing anxiety, depression, fatigue and helps increase the natural killer cell counts of cancer patients, a study has found. Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha said the Central Council of Research in Yoga and Naturopathy (CCRYN) has conducted two research projects in
Women across the country should swap their pink ribbons for orange vegetables this Breast Cancer Awareness Month if they really want to improve their odds of fighting the disease that kills tens of thousands of women each year. Research shows that women who consume the most carotenoid-rich fruits and vegetables reduce their risk for breast
Despite the fact that 75 percent of today’s doctor office visits are tied to lifestyle risk factors, like diet and exercise, prevention remains a developing field. By stalling, we’re paying the price: lifestyle disease adds up to $1.5 trillion in health care spending each year. And more chillingly, it takes seven out of 10 lives.
Mounting research shows that going overboard on sugar can lead to high cholesterol and blood pressure and a greater risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, not to mention excess weight gain. But there’s a difference between added sugars and the kinds found naturally in whole foods, like fructose in fruit and lactose in dairy:
Several recent short-term intervention studies failed to show that vitamin E supplementation was protective against the development of various cancers, most notably lung and prostate cancer. In fact, in the Select study, individuals taking vitamin E supplements showed a 17% higher incidence of prostate cancer. In this study, researchers used a synthetic form of vitamin
The American Journal of Public Health has recently published a survey article out of Harvard that shows that homeopathic medicine, while still only used by a small fraction of the U.S. population, has jumped 15% in use. In addition, most users put homeopathy among the top 3 complementary and integrative strategies they use in their
Spring is upon us, a perfect time of year for detoxification. As the seasons change, many of us are motivated to do ‘spring cleaning’ in our homes and gardens. The same need applies to our bodies. When the body is detoxified, it can function more efficiently and gain resilience. Physicians have been seeing increasing symptoms
Coffee is making a serious comeback in the health world, as science uncovers all sorts of little-known health benefits associated with this popular morning ritual. And a fascinating research paper published in the British Journal of Cancer provides even more evidence that appears to support the cause, suggesting that coffee may actually help some women