Dr. Mark Levine at the National Institute of Health has studied the effect of using intravenous vitamin C for cancer patients & found promising results. With intravenous administration, very high blood levels can be achieved quickly. These levels are impossible to reach with supplements. At extremely high levels, the vitamin appears to boost production of hydrogen peroxide, which then kills cancer cells & spares the healthy cells. More research on this use of vitamin C will continue
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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 against breast and prostate cancers as well. Has somewhat of a bitter taste. Good for diabetics and dieters alike.
Romaine has better nutrional value than iceberg if you want to maximize your health benefits. Romaine contains vitamin C and beta-carotene,vitamin A, vitamin K, folate, vitamin C, manganese, chromium, vitamin B1, vitamin B2 and the minerals like potassium. Helps lower cholesterol, may fight cancer cells, brings down high BP. Much better than Iceberg lettuce.
Use Ken's Healthy Options for low cal salad dressing or lemon juice.
John Hopkins University research has concluded that Arugula helps break down and flush excess estrogen from the body. This helps the estrogen overload thats behind breast and uterine cancers, PMS, and fibroids. A good source of source of calcium, magnesium, & potassium, Vitamins A, C & K. Has natural phytochemicals called indoles that helps reduce the risk of breast cancer and prostate cancer. Sound like a winner and should be added to your salads to stay healthy and ward off cancers.
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