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How to Survive a Bout with Cancer


A healthy diet and exercise could reduce colon cancer patients’ chance of death and simply walking could improve survival rates for breast cancer survivors, studies have found. A study of nearly 1,000 colon cancer patients found that those who exercised

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Plant-Based Diet Works to Prevent Kidney Cancer


58,000 Americans are diagnosed with kidney cancer every year, and 13,000 die. Other Developed countries also probably face similar numbers. And the numbers have been rising. While 4 percent of cases are hereditary, what about the other 96 percent? Historically,

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Red Meat has more Problems!


Eating three strips of bacon a day (50g) could raise the risk of dying from heart disease by 24 percent, concluded a review of several different studies. It also increases the risk of diabetes by 32 per cent and the

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Alcohol Related to at least Seven Cancers


It turns out that alcohol causes seven forms of cancer. And even people who consume low to moderate amounts are at risk. Fresh analysis of evidence accumulated over a number of years implicates alcohol in breast, colon, liver and other

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Pork and Other Red Meat as Carcinogenic as Smoking


Pork on your fork is not the way to reduce your risk of cancer. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) has published a report on the dangers of eating processed meat like bacon, ham, sausages and lamb, which are

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Get Your Exercise!


It turns out that one of the best ways to beat cancer is to take regular exercise. People who stay active have half the risk of dying from any disease, including cancer. Recent studies show that those who burn fewer

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Cancer and the Vegan Diet


A new study from Loma Linda University funded by the National Cancer Institute says that vegans have lower rates of cancer than both meat-eaters and ovo-lacto vegetarians. The controlled study, for instance showed that vegan woman had 34 percent lower

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