Monthly Archives: June 2014

Most Cancer is Preventable through Lifestyle Changes

TEST2Hormones are chemical messengers that are produced in specific parts of our bodies. One of the major functions of hormones is to help control when or how often our cells multiply and any changes can interrupt or interfere with this delicate process that in turn can lead to diseases such as cancer.

Our cells take direction from our hormones which communicate to the cells what action to take. When these hormones reach unnaturally high levels, they increase the risk of some cancers by encouraging the cells to multiply more than they normally would.

It’s no secret anymore that hormones are linked to the development of cancers that include prostate, testicular, breast and womb. Continue reading

Strong Muscles Means Strong Immunity

cut cancerMost people are aware that their immune system is responsible for detecting and fighting off infections.

But, did you know that it also detects and destroys cancer cells?

Amazing but true…part of the immune system’s function is to locate and destroy tumor cells before they get out of control.

Strength training can increase both the number and the amount of activity of several different types of immune cells-especially the ones whose primary jobs are to detect and destroy cancerous and virus-infected cells. Continue reading

Treat Dad to Some “Raw” Love this Year

health fudgeAnyone who has been diagnosed with cancer learns real quick how important it is to eat foods raw and as close to their natural state as possible.

Living food. It is any type of food that has been grown in soil and harvested. It has not been cooked…at least not to the point that it destroys the enzymes that are for our benefit.

Not surprisingly, living foods provide life giving elements.

Raw living foods that can easily be added to your diet include raw fruits, nuts, veggies, seeds, sprouted grains of all sorts, and beans. They have not been processed, heated, nor cooked or altered in any way; they are close to their natural living state.

With Father’s Day coming… Continue reading

Wheatgrass is both a Superfood and Medicine

wheatgrassWheatgrass juice is quickly gaining popularity as the benefits of this “Liquid Sunshine”, this young grass, are touted by health food enthusiasts.

As the young grass of the wheatgrass plant, it is harvested early when the minerals and nutrient content are at its peak.

Wheatgrass is often called “liquid sunshine” because of its very high content of chlorophyll that is both highly energizing and highly alkalizing. Continue reading