Tip: Food Feeds and Fights Cancer

Foods That Reduce CancerResearch shows that diet can contribute to at least one-third of all cancers.  Replacing an animal-based diet with a plant-based diet can lower the rate of the big four — lung, breast, colon and prostate cancers — which account for more than 50 percent of all cancer deaths.

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Tip: Why are Green Leafy Vegetables Good for You?

Benefits of Dark Leafy GreensDark green leafy greens have been associated with lowering people’s risk of diabetes, stroke, colon cancer, cataracts, bone loss and memory loss.  They are packed with nutrients and contain large amounts of beta-carotene, folic acid, calcium and fiber.

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Tip: Cruciferous Vegetables and Cancer Prevention

Cruciferous vegetables contain phytonutrients which help cleanse the body of cancer causing substances.

Cruciferous Vegetables and CancerCruciferous vegetables contain phytonutrients which help cleanse the body of cancer causing substances.  They are also a good source of beta carotene, vitamins C and E, folate, and calcium.

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Tip: Pomegranate Health Benefits

Pomegranates and its juice are good sources of Vitamin C, pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), potassium, and the antioxidant polyphenol.

Pomegranate Juice BenefitsPomegranates, especially its juice, are good sources of Vitamin C, pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), potassium, and the antioxidant polyphenol.  If you eat the seeds inside the arils you’ll get a little bit of fiber too.  Most of the research focus on the juice, since most of the health benefits are in the juice of the fruit.  A few of the noted pomegranate health benefits: Continue reading “Tip: Pomegranate Health Benefits”

Tip: Preventing Chronic Diseases

Prevention Chronic DiseasesAfter stating two overwhelming TRUE facts about the Western Diet and Disease we have to ask ourselves, “Why aren’t they the central focus of our public health campaigns and our nutritional research?”  Here’s why…