prevention

7 Steps To Decrease Your Lifetime Risk of Cancer

As an extension of last week’s article, which shows how fasting at night and walking during the day decreases cancer recurrence… this latest medical study shows that it’s absolutely within your power to decrease your lifetime risk of cancer all together!   Published in Nature Dec 16, 2015 (click here to download this important study!) new research shows that cancer is a very modifiable health risk… estimating that less than one third of cancers are actually genetically driven and that the vast vast majority, over two-thirds of all cancers (up to 90% of them!) are actually environmentally induced.   Why …

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Fasting To Decrease Cancer Recurrence

Recently published on March 31, 2016 in JAMA Oncology, new evidence supports the idea that fasting at night reduces the risk of cancer recurrence.   Every night as we sleep we all enter a mini-fasting period before we *break-the-fast* with breakfast each morning. Prolonging the amount of time spent fasting — skipping evening snacks all together and fasting for 13+ hours each night — reduced the risk of breast cancer according to a study that spanned thousands of patients followed for over a decade.   Simply taking care to eat an early dinner and not eating again until breakfast (for …

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Household Chemicals Damage Cognition (And Small Changes You Can Make To Protect Yourself)

A recent study just published May 2016 in the journal Environmental Research reveals the extent of damage that common household chemicals are having on children… … impairing cognitive function and behavioral development.   Chemicals that are routinely found in homes that are implicated in impairing cognitive function of children are commonly found in nonstick cooking pans, carpet pads, upholstery, and in electronics. Exposure during pregnancy to these and other toxic items containing polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) is now definitively associated with decreased cognitive function of children later in life. These findings show that the mother’s concentration …

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How To Age-Proof Your Brain (plus 12 more medically proven anti-aging tips)

According to a recent study just published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, burning calories from physical activity is what preserves brain volume as we age, and is capable of slashing Alzheimer’s risk in half!   Although we’ve long known that being physically active is neuroprotective, this latest study shows a direct correlation between energy expenditure (calories burned from physical activity) and the volume of gray matter in our brains. And excitingly, this brain boost is independent of cognitive status, meaning even elderly who have already begun to exhibit cognitive changes will benefit from increasing their activity level. The results …

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Heart Health From Every Single Angle. I’ve Got You Covered.

In honor of Valentines Day coming up this weekend, let’s focus on heart health!   You can enhance the longevity of your heart from so many angles… medically, spiritually, energetically, and emotionally. Let’s talk about the energy behind our hearts and then talk specific things we can do to support long-term heart health!   “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” — Rumi   We have a heart to pump blood (and thereby deliver oxygen and nutrients) to every part of our …

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Low Vit D Linked To Increase In Dementia And Broken Bones (You Can Prevent It)

Low vitamin D levels are associated with a substantial acceleration of memory loss and cognitive decline, a new study shows.   Published Sept 14, 2015 in JAMA Neurology, researchers looked at baseline vitamin D levels and mental status change in over 380 adults (average age 75 years old.)   Here is what they found:   35% of participants were vit D insufficient. Average vit D levels were lowest among participants found to have dementia (average levels were 16 ng/mL — goal vit D levels are 40 ng/mL or higher according to the Vitamin D Council.) Followed for almost 5 years, …

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8 Effective Ways You Can Avoid The Flu

    There are a few key things you can do right now to boost your immune system and decrease your chances of getting any and ALL viral illnesses this fall and winter.     The goal here is to have such a strong and healthy enough immune system in place that it doesn’t matter if you sit next to someone who has the flu on the bus… …it doesn’t matter if you turn a doorknob right after someone who has a stomach bug touched it… … it doesn’t matter if you are in line and the person in front …

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