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Which Nut Fights Cancer Better? | NutritionFacts.org

Which Nut Fights Cancer Better? | NutritionFacts.org | Nutrition Today | Scoop.it
Within hours the blood of those fed walnuts is able to suppress the growth of breast cancer cells in a petri dish. Which nut might work best, though--almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, peanuts, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios, or walnuts?

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Sugar Impairs Your Immune System

Sugar Impairs Your Immune System | Nutrition Today | Scoop.it
Research shows this food could impair immunity by 50%

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Graham Player Ph.D.'s curator insight, January 28, 11:12 AM

Sugar consumption has been shown to impair the immune system and make us more susceptible to disease, including cancer.

Considering the amount of sucrose and other refined sugars present in typical modern-day diets, particularly in the Standard American Diet, it follows that many persons have significantly compromised immune systems, which then opens them up to higher risks of numerous chronic diseases such as cancer.

The amount of glucose we consume has a corresponding adverse effect on the function of our white blood cells. In other words, the higher the amount of sugar ingested, the higher the degree of immunity impairment.

Sugar contains glucose and fructose. Fructose goes to our liver. The liver will turn excess fructose into liver fat which can trigger many of the metabolic diseases. Too much fructose shuts down the part of the brain that tells you when you have eaten sufficient food.

In terms of cancer many researchers feel that excess sugar consumption can increase the probability of cancer, and make the outcome worse of people who already have cancer. Excess fructose in the liver will cause the pancreas to produce more insulin. Excess insulin changes cancer tumors to attract more glucose, which then use that to fuel the growth of cancer.

To learn more about the problems and consumption of sugar take a look at this 45-minute documentary - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xDaYa0AB8TQ

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Starving Cancer with Methionine Restriction

Subscribe for free to Dr. Greger's videos at: http://bit.ly/nutritionfactsupdates DESCRIPTION: Methionine restriction—best achieved through a plant-based die...

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Benefits of a Plant Based Diet…

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A plant based diet is defined by what it includes - yes, lots of plant food; vegetables, green leaves, plants, shrubs, sees, legumes and wholegrains. Eating

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H2O Alkalizer's curator insight, May 8, 7:44 AM

"A plant based diet plays a key role in the healing of the body, and has been seen as a way of averting and slowing the development of cancers."

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Follow an alkaline diet for a healthy way of life

Follow an alkaline diet for a healthy way of life | Nutrition Today | Scoop.it
Hollywood stars Gwy­neth Paltrow, Jennifer Aniston and Kirsten Dunst have a common way of life, which they say is responsible for making them feel young and energetic, and look good

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