Cancer

What Does Eating Plants Do For Cancer? Part Four

January 5, 2018 |

Lifestyle Choices for Cancer Prevention As is probably becoming obvious from Part One, Two and Three of this discussion about cancer and diet, probably the single most important tweak you can make in your diet in order to prevent cancer is to stop eating meat. There are also other positive dietary changes that can discourage…

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What Does Eating Plants Do For Cancer? Part Three

December 22, 2017 |

More Possible Dietary Causes of Cancer Now, in continuation of the last blog, “What Does Eating Plants Do For Cancer? Part Two”, we’ll look at more links of diet with cancer. HCAs (Heterocyclic amines) Heterocyclic amines occur when muscle meat (chicken, beef, pork and fish) is cooked over high temperatures such as those found when…

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What Does Eating Plants Do For Cancer? Part Two

December 15, 2017 |

Possible Dietary Causes of Cancer In “What Does Eating Plants Do For Cancer? Part One” evidence for the positive correlation of the foods we eat with cancer was presented. The question that comes to mind is what mechanisms are driving this effect. Why is food so powerful both as a promotor of cancer and as…

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What Does Eating Plants Do For Cancer? Part One

December 1, 2017 |

The thought of being diagnosed with cancer is terrifying. We all have members of our families and friends that have dealt with or are dealing with this dreaded disease. Some people beat it and go on to live a long life but others, sadly, pass on much too early. Research into the causes of cancer…

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Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet – Part Two

July 7, 2017 |

Continuing on in the same vein as in Part One, here are some more startling benefits of adopting a plant-based way of life.   Lower the risk of cancer and slow the progression of certain types of cancer The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) states “It’s never too late to lower your risk”.  A…

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My name is Debra Harley (BScPhm) and I welcome you to my retirement project, this website. Over the course of a life many lessons are learned, altering deeply-rooted ideas and creating new passions.