#1 Anticancer Vegetable

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#1 Anti-Cancer VegetableBy: Dr. Michael Greger, Director of Public Health and Animal Agriculture at the Humane Society of the United States.

But anyway, back to beans. In terms of nutrient density, nutrients per calorie: are beans the most nutritious class of whole foods? Or is it fruit, nuts and seeds, vegetables, or whole grains? What should go on the base of a healthy eating pyramid? Beans, fruits, nuts, veggies, or grains?

Definitely vegetables, but which are the healthiest ones? A major advance was made this year ranking vegetables. Graphs like this that I’ve shared over the years that compare the antioxidant power of foods were all based on very primitive methods—basically just measuring how much a food slows down an oxidation reaction between two chemicals in a machine. That was the best we had, but it required a leap of faith that what was happening in the test tube could be extrapolated…

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Vitamin D And Cancer

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Learn About Vitamin D and CancerBy: Rachel Pappas, Breast Cancer Survivor, Founder of www.1UpOnCancer.com and the Author of Hopping Roller Coasters.

If your Vitamin D level is at least 30 ng/ml at the time of your cancer diagnosis, you double your chance for long-term survival, according to a Canadian study, and other studies have similar findings.

But even if your blood level was lower, or you don’t know what it was when you first learned you had this illness, ensuring optimal Vitamin D moving forward will only help you;  it’s been shown to promote cancer cell death.

“If you have cancer, your Vitamin D should be at least 30 ng/ml, but I recommend no less than 60 to increase your chance for long-term survival,” said Cedric Garland, PhD, a professor at the University of  California School of Medicine, San Diego, and the first researcher to link Vitamin D and cancer. His studies date…

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Reiki And Cancer Treatment

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Reiki For Breast Cancer HealingBy: Breast Cancer Yoga Staff, Diana Ross, E-RYT 500 Co-Founder of Breast Cancer Yoga.

Reiki is being used at a growing number of top progressive hospitals across the US, and in many other hospitals throughout the world. Reiki is used to augment conventional therapy and to help reduce the cancer patients’ time in the hospital and the need for medication (especially pain-relieving medication). Reiki is better accepted by conventional doctors and hospitals if it is explained in conventional terms, such as promoting relaxation and healing, rather than in metaphysical terms.

“Reiki is the primal energy of the universe being guided by the highest wisdom of the universe.”

Reiki beneficial for radiation treatment and chemotherapy

It is at its simplest, a relaxation technique which relaxes the body, mind, and spirit, all of which are beneficial to healing any condition. There have not been any known cases of Reiki interacting with…

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