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19 Ways to Create an Anti-Cancer Body

19 Ways to Create an Anti-Cancer Body

One of the cancer lectures I went to was on how to use selected nutriceuticals, phytochemicals and functional foods to influence tumor suppression and tumor promoter genes.  Wow.  It was super interesting and I was happy to see many medical professionals in the room.  I had the pleasure of sitting next to this amazing pediatric oncologist who told me she has seen a rise in children’s cancer over the last couple of decades.  In fact, she was currently treating a newborn that had brain cancer.  WHAT?!?!?!  I knew right there and then that I had to write this blog post and share it with more then just my friends! 

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label - 101

How to Read a Nutrition Facts Label - 101

Often when I'm shopping with my husband he will pick up a product and ask me if this is good for us.  And my response is always "Look at the nutrition facts label (food label) and then look at what it's made with (ingredients list)."  He's not alone, it's very common for people to wonder if a product is healthy for them or not.  It can be so confusing with all the front of the box claims.  So let's learn how to read a  Nutrition Facts Label...

Guess How Many Pounds Of Sugar The Average American Eats a Year? It will Surprise You!

Guess How Many Pounds Of Sugar The Average American Eats a Year? It will Surprise You!

Did you know that when Napoleon was emperor, he and his royal court used refined sugar that was made from beets, as the royal DRUG of choice? Yes, they used it as a drug! Huh… sugar a drug? Can that be?? 

In the 1800's the average American consumed 12 lbs. of sugar a year. By 1975 due to refined-food industry the average American went from...

 

Attention! Are You & Your Kids Eating Dessert Cereal For Breakfast?

Attention! Are You & Your Kids Eating Dessert Cereal For Breakfast?

Would you give your child dessert for breakfast?? Unfortunately, a lot of parents are serving their kids dessert for breakfast unintentionally.  Even many adults think that they are eating "healthy cereals" when in fact they may be eating "junk cereals."