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Northwestern University lab tests on breast cancer cells showed the oleic acid found in olive oil sharply cut levels of a gene thought to trigger breast cancer. But don’t go pouring on that olive oil yet. Dr. Kenney advises, “Test tube studies are not all that convincing. This study...
 
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Stomach cancer was the top cancer killer of Americans for the first half of the 20th century. Its incidence started to decline rapidly in the 1940s due to the increased reliance on refrigerators rather than salting, pickling and smoking to preserve foods. Today stomach cancer still kills nearly 15,000...
 

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Culinary herbs and spices we use everyday as flavor enhancers – oregano, rosemary, turmeric, and numerous others- are rich in cancer -fighting phytochemicals. These natural substances found in plant foods including fruits, vegetables and whole grains, are cancer protective. Researchers are beginning to identify numerous cancer-fighting phytochemicals in herbs and spices that stimulate the immune ... Cancer Protection in Your Spice Rack
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April is National Cancer Awareness Month. The American Institute of Cancer Research recommends eating a healthy phytochemical-rich diet, exercising and maintaining a healthy weight to reduce cancer risk by 30%. Too busy at work to adhere to these guidelines? Just follow these suggestions on the job to reduce your risk of cancer and heart disease. ... Diet for the Worksite
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Americans who are non-smokers are more likely to die from colorectal cancer than any other type of cancer. Even higher rates of colorectal cancer are seen in Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic and Austria. The incidence of colorectal cancer in these countries and the U.S. are from 3 to...