Tag Archive: cancer-fighting

Jun 09

Fenugreek, More Than an Odd Name

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is one of those words that has always fascinated me. As it turns out, this plant, which is also known as Greek hay, bird’s foot, and bockshornsame (which is a pretty cool name too!) has many interesting characteristics to go along with its name. I’d like to share them with you. To …

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Feb 09

Health Benefits of Beer?

Will drinking beer really do the body good? Although the brew is enjoyed around the world for its flavor and sociability factor, the media frequently reports on the health benefits of beer. Chances are you don’t think about this while you are downing the suds, but they are worth considering. At the very least, the …

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Oct 06

White Vegetables Matter Too

You may be familiar with the advice from health experts (including your mom!) to eat lots of colorful produce, but white vegetables matter too. In fact, white vegetables provide a wide array of important nutrients that can brighten up your health, help prevent disease, and enhance your menu! Introducing white vegetables White is not a …

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Jul 22

Scoop on Cat Poop and Cancer

Cat poop and cancer seem like an unlikely combination and topic of discussion, but truth is often stranger than fiction. In this case, a team of experts at Dartmouth College have reported that a parasite commonly found in cat poop not only has anti-cancer properties. They also have developed a vaccine from a variation of …

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May 19

Bet on Berries for Fighting Cancer

When it comes to food, it’s hard to beat berries for fighting cancer. Nature has provided us with a wealth of juicy, delicious little fruits that embrace potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients (especially anthocyanins) in a convenient package. Since the growing season is relatively short for berries, your opportunity to get …

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