Cancer is one of the most researched and misunderstood health topics of our generation. Here you will find articles related to various types of cancer and what the latest medical research is showing.
The #1 way to reap the 5 best health benefits of an oft-ignored leafy green
Cabbage does something that few other foods can do: It packs extraordinary amounts of nutrition and health benefits per serving, and it does so with minimal calories. But for as much nutritional punch as it packs, cabbage also carries the stigma of being a dull, flavorless, and a little bit funky. Not true. This cancer-fighting, […]
7 powerful reasons to eat more of nature’s tiny trees of health
When Italian horticulturalists developed broccoli from cabbage, they probably didn’t realize what a powerful treat they were creating. We like to think of broccoli as a multi-purpose vegetable, because it improves your health in so many areas. From fighting cancer and improving eyesight, to helping your heart and detoxing your body, broccoli does it all. […]
Foods and nutrients that help get rid of inflammation in your body
Originally Published: July 9, 2013 Imagine discovering that one of your best friends is a traitor. This person, who you’ve trusted for years, is suddenly doing terrible things behind your back — things that could make you very, very sick. That scenario describes inflammation. At low levels, inflammation is a lifesaver, rushing to the scene […]
The simplest way to protect yourself from disease
If there’s one thing I think we can all agree on, it’s the importance of oxygen. Unfortunately, air pollution is affecting the quality of the oxygen you breathe. And that means that you’re in danger of not getting enough of this vital substance to support good health. Is oxygen really that important? Absolutely! Without it, […]
Curcumin is solid gold for your health—but are you getting your gold’s worth?
The article below was written for Newport Natural Health by Robert Iafelice, MS, RD, LDN. Learn more about Robert and our other experts here. There’s no shortage of herbal supplements on the market today. Mother Nature has provided us with an abundance of treasured herbs to better our health. But if you could only take […]
Timing is key when taking medications
When you are prescribed a medication, the instructions on the bottle usually provide very generic instructions. “Take one pill once a day” is a typical directive. Rarely does the bottle (or the more detailed instructional pamphlet, for that matter) tell you exactly when or what time to take the drug. And it turns out, this […]
Are You Wasting Money on Turmeric?
If you’re a fan of Indian food, you’re probably quite familiar with turmeric. A member of the ginger family, this brilliant yellow-orange spice is used frequently to make curry—a staple in Indian and other Asian cuisines. But turmeric is far more than a culinary staple; it’s a centuries-old medicine too. One of its most active […]
Smoking and Kidney Health
Pop quiz: What are the health risks of smoking? I’m willing to bet that “lung cancer” was your first answer. Maybe even high blood pressure or higher chances of heart attack and stroke. Those are correct answers, but to me it’s only the beginning of the conversation about smoking. Cigarette toxins wreak havoc all over […]
Reishi Mushrooms Prostate and Other Health Benefits
Daily intake of “superfoods” can have a profoundly positive impact on your health. And today I want to show you something that’s both a superfood and adaptogen—something that’s been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years to decrease inflammation, fight anxiety, boost your immune system, help lull you to sleep and much more. But right now science is turning its attention to this “wonder fungus” because of its ability to fight prostate cancer.
Chemotherapy treatment leads to antiaging benefit
The side effects of chemotherapy are terrible. But what if there were a drug that could make these vanish…while stomping out many of the negative aspects of aging? Well, recent research strongly suggests that such a drug could be on the way.