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
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
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
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
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
I lost a close friend to cancer 2 nights ago. Amanda was like a sister to me,she was so proud of my journey towards health. She was kind,smart and loving. I couldn't eat yesterday,today I am binge eating. I have to be stronger,tomorrow's a new day..... Read more
My sister passed away from cancer 2 years ago. Today I decided to finally look at her before death pictures and after death photos... I can still see the images in my head. And now I am having minor anxiety attacks. Cherish every moment you have.... Read more
Hello, I have breast cancer and am currently undergoing chemo. I am having serious weight issues from the copious amounts of steroids I'm on. I am wondering if anyone else on here has had to battle steroid binges?... Read more
#firstpost My husband has stage 4 cancer and my emotions and weight are out of control. I'm being strong for him but totally neglecting myself. I need to feel healthy again and stop eating my emotions.... Read more
Been a rough few days with my dad's cancer diagnosis. I have handled it better than i thought i could. Have not stuffed my feeling down with food but allowed myself to cry. Still a long journey ahead but this seems to affirm my lifestyle change.... Read more
What's New and Beneficial About Raspberries One of the most fascinating new areas of raspberry research involves the potential for raspberries to improve management of obesity. Although this research is in its early stages, scientists now know tha... Read more
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
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
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
Walnuts, which are part of the tree nut family, provide an array of health benefits, and because of their versatility, they can be chopped and sprinkled onto salads, vegetable dishes, yogurt, fruits, and desserts. Here's why you should get more o... Read more
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