Carolyn Hansen

Ways to Bust Your Stress…

avoidXstressStudies have proven that a big part of protecting your body against devastating diseases like cancer is to avoid stress.

Anxiety and stress are emotional and physical responses to perceived dangers…many that are not real at all.

In fact, many times it is the little things in life that seem to send us over the edge.

Stress is a killer plain and simple. Continue reading

Strength Training is Our Armor and Defense Against Disease

chfitness8Everyone knows that our muscles are necessary for body strength…but not everyone realizes that our muscles serve as our armor and defense against disease.

Once we discover that our muscular system actually makes up 50 percent of our body weight it is easier to grasp the fact that any unnecessary loss of muscle is critical to our bodies overall disease protection.

The strength of the muscular system is interconnected with the immune system functions and any reduction in physical conditioning means weakening of this system. Since the immune system is responsible for protecting us from illness and fighting off infection and foreign invaders this leaves us in a vulnerable position in regards to our health. Continue reading

Smoothie Food Choices that Fight and Prevent Cancer…

cancerXfightingWithout a doubt, what we eat reflects in our health.

There are food choices that can help us to avoid cancer and food choices that contribute to creating it.

Cancer thrives in an inflammatory, acidic, oxygen poor environment so whether we are currently in a battle with cancer or trying to live a cancer-free lifestyle…choosing the right cancer fighting foods is mandatory. Continue reading

The Mind, Your Genes and Disease…

chfitess6We are at an incredible time in the history of mankind as more and more scientists join the expanding field, science and study of human consciousness and closed minded, rigid concepts and cultures are being challenged and thrown out.

There’s a new physics on the horizon that acknowledges that the observer creates their reality.

In other words…we are personally involved and responsible for the creation of our lives. Continue reading

Empower Yourself Against Cancer

chfitness6If you believe there is nothing you can personally do to prevent cancer…think again.

Nearly 70% of those who get cancer experience it as a lifesyle disease and research studies show that out of all those who die from cancer annually, approximately 1/3 are 100% preventable and another 1/3 are preventable with early detection and proper treatment.

Those numbers are very revealing…they prove that we are empowered to reduce cancer risk by up to 2/3.

Simple easy ways to cancer proof your body that you can adopt immediately:

Enjoy dark green leafy veggies: The darker the color, the more nutrients they contain; the deeper and richer the color the more magnesium-rich chlorophyll they provide. You can steam or sauté them… Continue reading

Sugar, Obesity and Cancer

appleXaXdaySugar has gotten a bit of a bad rap …literally. It seems that people need to have something to focus on as the “bad guy” and right now that one thing is sugar. In fact, many people now believe that sugar itself can actually cause cancer.

Even though the definite proof of sugar’s relationship to cancer has not been completely proven, one thing is for sure…overeating sugar definitely contributes to cancer because of what it does to your waistline. Continue reading

Wellness, Prevention and Integrated Medicine…

healthyXsignWithout a doubt, “wellness” is a personal term that relates to a person’s state of good health, physically, mentally and emotionally and of being free of…and not at risk for…disease of any kind.

Wellness is not a new term, yet there is a definite shift towards a brighter “awareness, “ there is a new day dawning as more and more people demand better services and products to improve and increase their personal wellness.

Truth is, people are no longer satisfied to linger in the background and wait for “nature to take its course” as their ancient and even “recent” relatives might have been. They are no longer content to sit back and allow their “structure to crumble.” Continue reading

Clean Eating for Cancer Prevention

cleanXeatingClean eating is a simple straight-forward concept that gets rid of all the processed, chemically laden foods in your diet and replaces the with whole natural food choices.

Clean eating will require you to do a lot of your own home cooking. It is not complicated nor is it expensive because cooking foods from scratch is actually less expensive than buying pre-packaged foods.

When you buy pre-packaged food you are not only paying for the food product you are paying for the packaging and convenience. The reason foods are processed in the first place is to make the easier to prepare…easier to prepare maybe…but not healthier for you. Continue reading

Breathing Techniques to Keep Calm and Carry On…

properXbreathing“Don’t forget to breath,” …how often have you heard that…especially when stressed or under pressure? “Take a deep breath” is one of the first things people say to calm others down and there is a very good reason for that.

Truth is, proper breathing is a valuable tool to keep our minds balanced and peaceful.

Efficient breathing is crucial for the delivery of oxygen required by the body to function properly and when you are anxious, you limit your breaths. Continue reading

Ginger is a Giant in the Health World

Ginger-2The medicinal properties of ginger continue to amaze even though there are virtually no side effects.

Next to turmeric, ginger, a common ingredient in Asian and Indian cuisine has proven to be one of the world’s greatest defenses against disease. It has been used for centuries by some cultures to cure a variety of ailments including the common cold and cough but has now proven itself superior against cancer  and inflammation and even motion sickness.

This popular spice used in ginger ale is a remedy for upset stomachs and nausea. Chewing ginger or enjoying it in a ginger tea is also a common home remedy for nausea and used by many cancer patients. Continue reading