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Antioxidants In Cancer Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Antioxidants In Cancer.

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The Unbounded Power of Whole Grains

Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o...  Read more

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

The Benefits of Berries

Isn’t it wonderful when something that tastes so yummy is also good for you? That’s what you get when you enjoy the delicious, sweet flavor of berries. The pigments that give berries their deep red, blue, black and purple hues are powerfu...  Read more

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  Read more

Moderate Exercise Prevents Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is difficult to beat, so prevention is extremely important. A Canadian study in the International Journal of Cancer, has found that moderate recreational and work-related physical activity may reduce a woman's risk of this dis...  Read more

My mom was diagnosed was brain cancer in January a
Updated 3/20/2015 11:55:07 AM

My mom was diagnosed was brain cancer in January and my focus shifted. I stopped watching portions and comfort ate. Now I'm getting back on the wagon after putting 10lbs back on. I refuse to go back to my old weight. Gonna go walk tonight. Woot!...  Read more

After cancer treatment was over I gained 40 pounds
Updated 3/11/2015 6:00:56 AM

After cancer treatment was over I gained 40 pounds. I know this sounds like a lot but not when I was 80 pounds. I have a belly now. I do crunches and core exercise 30 mins aday. Eating under my calories ... getting frustrated...  Read more

Cancer survivor who has finally kicked all the med
Updated 1/5/2015 3:04:16 PM

Cancer survivor who has finally kicked all the meds that were needed but hindered any weight loss. Ready to get back to a healthier me all around....  Read more

Preserving Antioxidants in Tea
Updated 12/29/2014 7:51:13 AM

I read in the trivia game that milk interferes with antioxidants in tea. I like milk in tea. How about almond milk, soy milk, or rice milk? Could I use any of them and still get the benefit of the antioxidants in tea? Thanks...  Read more

I'm 73 years old, lets see now, I've had cancer, 2
Updated 11/1/2014 1:48:26 PM

I'm 73 years old, lets see now, I've had cancer, 2 heart attacks, 3 stents, a stroke, an artificial hip, diabetes, arthritis, it seems like I better do something about this extra 100+ pounds I'm carrying around ......  Read more

Broccoli Rabe

It's packed full of antioxidants and Vitamin D, has cancer fighting elemements, is also a good source of folate, potassium, fiber, and calcium. Studies show broccoli Rabe is effective against stomach, lung, and colon cancers, and may help protect a...  Read more

Lemon Peels, Orange Peels and Lime Peels

Is eating the inside of an orange peel good for you?The white part of the orange peel is called the pith. It has some anti-cancer properties & antioxidants & is very good for you. The white pith contains the highest amount of bioflavonoids (an antiox...  Read more

Komen & Avon Breast Cancer Walkers

This team is for people training for either the Komen 3-Day Walk or the Avon 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer. We welcome Crew, walker-stalkers, the curious and other long-distance walkers also....  Read more

Food Showdown: Which Berry is Higher in Antioxidants?

By now, you've probably heard about antioxidants, the wonder molecules that may help prevent cancer and other chronic diseases. In recent years, many exotic, antioxidant-rich foods like goji berries, mangosteen, and acai have cropped up in the me...  Read more

Green Tea Benefits: Fact vs Fiction

More than likely, you have heard the health claims about green tea. Perhaps you have seen products containing green tea extracts on store shelves and read the claims of antioxidant benefit. You may also have read reports that green tea makers are in...  Read more