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Reducing Risks of Breast Cancer: The Role of Lifestyle Modifications 

| January 11, 2020
Reducing Risks of Breast Cancer: The Role of Lifestyle Modifications 

By Dawn M Mussallem, D.O. Breast Clinic, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, FL   Breast cancer recurrence is multifactorial and includes both modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors. Nonmodifiable risks are things you can’t change such as age, family history, breast cancer subtype, and ethnic background. However, your lifestyle is a modifiable risk factor and this is something […]

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What is the BIG DEAL with Sugar?

| January 11, 2020
What is the BIG DEAL with Sugar?

Cancer cells love sugar. It’s their preferred fuel. The more sugar you eat, the faster cancer cells grow.   By Christine Horner, M.D.   Estimates are that every year the average American eats almost his or her entire body weight in sugar. The average teenage boy eats thirty-four teaspoons of sugar a day, and the […]

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Managing Stress and Anxiety

| September 6, 2019
Managing Stress and Anxiety

There is growing recognition of the psycho social (the human side of cancer care) and increased attention to the whole person in cancer care. In 2008 the Institutes of Medicine published Cancer Care for the Whole Patient which summarized years of research findings that ​cancer care often provides state-of-the-science biomedical treatment, but falls short in […]

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Natural Help for Healthy Bones

| June 8, 2016
Natural Help for Healthy Bones

As you age, it is normal for your bones to lose density. When you are young, your bones continue to grow and add mass until you are about thirty years old. Sometime between thirty and forty-five, more bone starts to absorb than is replaced, causing your bone mineral density to decrease. However, too much bone […]

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Jeanne’s Brain Tea

| March 11, 2016
Jeanne’s Brain Tea

4 cups filtered water 4 organic green tea bags 1 cinnamon stick Peel of 1 small organic orange, or 2 teaspoons dried organic citrus peel 3 tablespoons unsweetened blueberry juice concentrate 3 tablespoons unsweetened concentrate of another juice such as raspberry, tart cherry, black currant, cranberry, lingonberry, or pomegranate Sweetener (optional)   Bring the water […]

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Spicing Up Your Protection Against Breast Cancer

| December 29, 2015
Spicing Up Your Protection Against Breast Cancer

By Christine Horner, M.D. When it comes to cancer protection, no plant puts up a better shield than the Indian spice, turmeric (Curcuma longa). The medicinal benefits of turmeric are so extraordinary; it has been the subject of more studies than any other plant—over 8,000 to date! These studies have documented over 150 different ways […]

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Margery’s Smoothies

| December 29, 2015
Margery’s Smoothies

When the actual thought of the lump I had was possibly cancer, I immediately changed my diet. I knew I had to get more veggies and vitamins in my body as soon as possible and a friend recommended smoothies to start.  I played around with different ingredients but these are smoothies I make most often. […]

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The Healing Magic of Medicinal Mushrooms

| September 25, 2015
The Healing Magic of Medicinal Mushrooms

Perhaps no other plant has such a spectrum of diversity as mushrooms. With over 10,000 species within the kingdom of fungi, some are a culinary delight and contain the power to heal, while others possess deadly poisons and the power to kill. Thousands of years ago, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) doctors discovered many with magical […]

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Sugar Snap Peas and Avocado Dip

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Sugar Snap Peas and Avocado Dip

Pink Ribbon Cooking: Peas Please! Super simple summer meal when the garden is exploding with peas!  Serves 4.   4 cups Sugar Snap Peas, steamed and cooled 1 large avocado 3 Tablespoon lemon juice, fresh (juice of one lemon) ½ cup 0% fat free Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon hot sauce ¼ extra virgin olive oil […]

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Pink Ribbon Cooking Recipes

| March 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Pink Ribbon Cooking Recipes

Spring Into Healthy Cooking Spring is one of the most inspirational seasons for chefs; as we emerge from the grip of Old Man Winter and the heft of our braised and roasted dishes, even the slightest ray sunshine pushes us to think of lighter yet more vibrant textures, flavors and ingredients. Two ingredients show up […]

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