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1. Invest in Your Health

Many things affect our health. A few, such as age and genetics, we can’t control. However, lifestyle plays a major role, and we do have a say in that. Our diet—what we eat, not necessarily a weight-loss “diet”—along with stress, sleep, and physical activity, all affect how we feel today

1. Healthy Lifestyle Synergy

Billions of dollars are spent each year on anti-aging elixirs, wrinkle creams, hair dyes, and even cosmetic procedures to fight the effects of aging. But what if the true anti-aging formula is with you all the time, in the little choices you make every day? After all, the real goal

1. To Your Health

When most people hear the word “diet,” they think of weight loss, but a good diet is actually about fueling your body with everything it needs to stay strong and healthy. Food provides the building blocks for life. Your amazing body disassembles what you eat and uses it to make

What Is Nodular Melanoma?

What Is Nodular Melanoma?

There are four subtypes of melanoma, and nodular melanoma is the most aggressive of all. It spirals downward and deeply into the layers of skin, but will show up on the surface as a firm symmetrical bump, lump, or nodule. By the time some people recognize something is wrong, it

The Obesity-Ovarian Cancer Link: Another Reason to Lose Weight

Being overweight or obese significantly increases a woman’s risk of developing ovarian cancer, ac-cording to the American Institute for Cancer Research and World Cancer Research Fund (AICR/WCRF).

In March 2014, the AICR/WCRF issued a report that, for the first time, links excessive body weight to the most deadly gynecological cancer. Two

How Do You Spell Relief? Managing Menopause Naturally

With age comes wisdom. And for many women, age also brings hot flashes, vaginal dryness and moodiness. This is menopause, the time in a woman’s life when her menstrual periods stop. That’s something many women would look forward to if the change were swift and uneventful. Alas, that is not

Diet Second Only to Smoking as Cause of Cancer; 9 Things You Can Do

A recent survey by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) found that nearly half of those questioned felt that preventing cancer was either impossible or highly unlikely. But a newly released international report on the dietary causes of cancer reveals you have the power to significantly modify your cancer

Antioxidant Mineral Selenium Protects Joints, Prostate; Could It Do More?

Compared to most nutrients, selenium slips by almost unnoticed. But selenium’s relatively low public profile belies this mineral’s important role in optimizing your personal health. Selenium is a part of 25 different compounds known as selenoproteins that are produced by the body; they are necessary to regulate thyroid function, thwart

Getting Physically Active May Increase Your Chances of Surviving Cancer

More than 10 million Americans are cancer survivors. Most are anxious to do anything they can to reduce the risk of a recurrence. But what can be done?    While research abounds on how diet and lifestyle habits affect the initial appearance of cancer, far fewer studies have looked at

Garlic and Onions May Reduce Cancer Risk

Regularly adding garlic and onions to the foods you eat may help ward off several kinds of cancer. That’s what European researchers discovered in a series of eight studies that looked at dietary links to cancers of the mouth, esophagus, larynx, breast, ovaries, prostate, kidney, colon and rectum. Consumption of

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