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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

Breast Cancer and healthy living
Updated 9/16/2014 11:52:16 AM

I am a br cancer survivor since oct 1991, stage 2, with lymph node involvement. I eat organic, and of course, have my ice cream, etc.., every now and then, and just recently realized, I lost a good part of my healthy living over the last several year...  Read more

mom with cancer
Updated 9/3/2014 5:46:37 AM

My mother is 64 with stage 4 bone cancer. I think a lot of the days to come; will death be a year, two? I fear for the pain she will feel and the spreading. Will she end up with brain cancer and then die fast? I stress about getting her to Jamaic...  Read more

Cancer survivor
Updated 9/2/2014 8:57:33 PM

Help.. I have tried this before but stopped when I was diagnosed with Breast to Bone Cancer. I had breast surgery and spine surgery so I its hard to be active. I am trying to suppress my estrogen. I cant have soy or flax seed. Being overweight c...  Read more

Meal Ideas for a Cancer patient & her family
Updated 5/24/2014 1:41:17 AM

The wife of one of my coworkers was recently diagnosed with stage 4 brain cancer. They set-up a Care Calendar and are looking for volunteers to help them with meals for the family of 5 two nights a week. They would prefer healthy meals (casseroles &...  Read more

Post Cancer - 3 stone to lose
Updated 8/7/2014 9:58:47 PM

Hi All, I'm Rachael - 39 - and have about 3 stone to lose. I am currently on Tamoxifen and steroids and finding weight loss really difficult. I was diagnosed with breast cancer 2 years ago and have been on a number of treatments - weight loss wa...  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