Low levels of vitamin D may raise breast cancer risk

One recent medical discovery is that low vitamin D levels are a risk factor for breast cancer. Earlier research on vitamin D and breast cancer was mixed. Some studies suggested a benefit while others showed no benefit. One of the problems with these early studies was that measuring the [...] Click here to view [...]

Have you taken your Vitamin C today?

Hungarian paprika By Judit E. Puskas and Carin A. Helfer Vitamin C is an essential ingredient for all living creatures. In humans, it is necessary for proper working of many biological processes, including intracellular respiration, i.e., the ways that cells transform nutrients into energy through a complex series of [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-11-27T08:16:47-05:00November 27th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Yogurt and fiber diet may cut lung cancer risk

A diet high in fiber and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a new study. The benefits of a diet high in fiber and yogurt have already been established for cardiovascular disease and gastrointestinal cancer. The new findings, based on an analysis of [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-11-21T09:38:19-05:00November 21st, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Complementary cancer therapies ‘do more harm than good’

Herbal compounds such as garlic, ginger and ginseng can delay the healing of skin wounds Cancer patients should tell their doctors if they are taking herbal products because some of the ingredients could stop their treatment working, a cancer conference has heard. Garlic, ginger and ginkgo pills, for example, [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-11-14T10:37:08-05:00November 14th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Combine these two foods to protect against lung cancer

It probably comes as little surprise that fiber—a prebiotic, and yogurt—a probiotic, protect against heart disease and gastrointestinal cancers. However, researchers have now found that this two-fer could also protect against lung cancer. Their results are published in JAMA Oncology . Importantly, the associations of fiber and yogurt intake [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-11-13T16:18:18-05:00November 13th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Eating Enough of These Two Nutrients May Lower Your Risk of Lung Cancer

According to new research published in JAMA Oncology , consuming fiber and probiotics regularly can lower your risk of lung cancer. For fiber, women should aim for 25 grams per day, and men should aim for 38 grams per day. For probiotics , look for foods that contain at [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-11-05T10:56:07-05:00November 5th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Do you believe you can reduce cancer risk with food?

On Nutrition Cancer isn’t a topic anyone wants to think about, but it’s one we’re more likely to contemplate as we cruise toward and through “middle age.” Although cancer can happen at any age, our risk increases with age — about 25 percent of new cancer cases are diagnosed [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-11-05T10:55:44-05:00November 5th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, News & Latest Research|0 Comments

Eating well during breast cancer treatment

Bodies need different nutrition during cancer treatments like radiation and chemotherapy. Because the drugs are breaking down parts of your body, explains Tiffany Kroll, dietitian at CHI St. Joseph Health, it needs the proper nutrition to rebuild. Kroll joined First News at Four to discuss five main points to [...] Click here to view [...]

High fiber, yogurt diet associated with lower lung cancer risk

The benefits of a diet high in fiber and yogurt have already been established for cardiovascular disease and gastrointestinal cancer. The new findings based on an analysis of data from studies involving 1.4 million adults in the United States, Europe and Asia suggest this diet may also protect against [...] Click here to view [...]

2019-10-26T08:48:37-04:00October 26th, 2019|Cancer, Dietary, Gastrointestinal|0 Comments