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EAT RIGHT

EAT RIGHT

Eat right, live right, get regular check-ups, and maintain a healthy diet that is rich in fruits & vegetables.
EXERCISE, EXERCISE, EXERCISE...

EXERCISE, EXERCISE, EXERCISE...

Regular exercise has great health and wellness benefits.
Exercise to stay Active | Exercise for cancer patients

Carrots - keep them raw, make them juicy
Falcarinol, a compound in carrots helps to fight cancer.
Check out these links:
-Carrots found to recude cancer - BioMedicine
-Carrot Compund reduces cancer - Science Daily
-Carrot compund may curbs cancer - WebMD
-Carrots cuts cancer risk - NaturalNews.com
-Top 10 cancer fighting foods - the Diet Channel

Sweet Potatoes - lots of health benefits
Contain unique root storage proteins with about one-third the antioxidant activity of glutathione, one of the body's impressive internally produced antioxidants.
Check out these links:
-The World's Healthiest Foods - Sweet Potatoes
-American Chronicle - Health Benefits of Potatoes
-Diabetic-diet-secrets - Super foods that heal
-Louisianna Sweet Potatoes yams - Facts

The Tomato Advantage
Tomatoes are also high in lycopene and great for your health.
Check out these links:
-Foods that fight cancer - AICR
-Cooked tomatoes - source of cancer beating lycopene

Honey - natural, sweeter, better for your health. What about it
Research seems to suggest that natural honey increases antioxidants in the blood, which is good for fighting allergies; natural honey decreases bad cholesterol; it is helpful with type 2 diabetes by decreasing blood sugars; it aids with ulcers and indigestion; boosts energy and heals wounds; it is an antiseptic, antibiotic, antifungal, antibacterial; natural honey has anti-cancer properties.
Check out these links:
-World's Healthies Foods - Honey
-Real Raw Honey - Health Benefits
-Apitherapy News - Honey is hope to cancer patients
-The Cancer Blog - Honey to treat cancer patients

Lemon - the fruit with a lot of spunk
There are many benefits associated with regular intake of lemon juice.
Check out these links:
-The World's Healthiest Foods - Lemons
-Mahalo.com - Lemons
-HealthMad - Lemon Facts
-Lemon Nutrition Facts
-ILoveIndia - Warm Lemon Water Benefit
-ILoveIndia - Lemon Benefits

The Watermelon Advantage
Watermelons are not just sweet. They are high in lycopene & great for your health.
Check out these links:
-Watermelons may help prevent prostate cancer
-Watermelon nutrition facts
-High in lycopene, watermelon may help prevent cancer

Avocado and Cancer? Benefits of Avocado
Another fruit that has great health benefits.
Check out these links:
-Avocados may help prevent oral cancer
-The Avocado Advantage - they are high in good fats
-Everything Avocado
-Avocados for eye protection & against cancer
-Benefits of Avocado - HealthMad

Folate-Rich Foods and Vitamin D are good
Low levels of folate make it more likely for mutations in DNA to occur. Therefore increase your folate intake. Cereals are often fortified with folate. Check the labels. Vitamin D is also suggested to curb the growth of cancer cells.
Check out these links:
-Top cancer fighting foods - WebMD
-New role for folate & breast cancer prevention - ACS
-Vitamin D Council on vitamin D and Cancer
-Vitamin D helps breast cancer survival - CNN News
-Study links vitamin D and breast cancer - ACS

Smoked Fish and Meat, and Roasted Peanuts
We cook with them and snack on them. We love and enjoy to eat them, but did you know the GREAT RISK OF LIVER and STOMACH CANCER associated with these foods? Be mindful of your diet.
Check out these links:
-Liver Cancer from Smoked Foods & Roasted Peanuts -1
-Liver Cancer from Smoked Foods & Roasted Peanuts -2
-Liver Cancer - Survival Rate
-Liver Cancer - What to Know
-Liver Cancer - American Cancer Society
-Fighting Liver Disease
-ACS: What Causes Stomach Cancer
-UAB Health System - Stomach Cancer
-Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - Stomach Cancer

Liver and shellfish - their high copper content increases the growth rate of tumors
Research seems to suggest that the growth and spread of cancer may be stopped by depriving the cancer tumor of the copper they need to form new blood vessels. Try to eliminate liver and shellfish from your diet due to their high copper content.
Check out these links:
-Copper causes tumor growth - Bio-Medicine
-Role of copper in tumor growth - Cancer Protocol

Avoid burning, charring or deep browning foods
Crispy surfaces contain polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), cancer-causing chemicals that come from cooking at high temperatures. Keep foods as far from hot coals as possible, and cook slowly.

Avoid sugar, trans fatty acids, too much cow milk
Reduce or eliminate sugar and fat, for good overall health. There are conflicting studies on the intake of too much cow milk. Talk with a healthcare provider.

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