Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine put together evidence from over 100 research studies to show that being overweight is increasing the risk for cancer in young adults. Cancers typically seen in adults over age 50, are now being reported with increasing frequency in younger adults. In 2016, 1 in 10 new breast … Read More

    Eating carrots and healthy eyes are the usual connections for this popular vegetable but this nutrient-rich, colorful food can play a role in preventing cancer, too. Low in calories – a half-cup serving has only 24 calories. Overweight and obesity has been connected with 11 different cancers.   Loaded with nutrients – a … Read More

The choices you make about your food, physical activity and weight can reduce your risk of developing cancer. It is estimated that if Americans followed these 8 recommendations cancer rates would drop by one-third.What can you do to protect yourself? 1. Aim for a healthy weight throughout life. Parents should help their children maintain a … Read More

Black mushrooms, vinegar, sesame seeds, rice, pasta, and licorice are being hailed as “superfoods” because of their anti-inflammatory properties and ability to protect against cancer and heart disease, and possibly slow aging. … Read More

It’s true. A chemical called apigenin found in fruits (apples, cherries, grapes), vegetables (parsley, artichokes, basil, celery) and fruit-based drinks (tea and wine) stops the growth of certain cancer cells – breast, colon, skin, thyroid and leukemia. … Read More

Coconut water is one of the hottest new beverage trends. People who make and sell it offer up lots of health claims, saying it can prevent cancer, slow aging and cure hangovers. It is supposed to stop wrinkles, lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure, and break up kidney stones. But is coconut water all it’s cracked … Read More

Chubby isn’t so cute anymore. Today we are seeing more seriously overweight and obese children at much younger ages. Childhood obesity, especially extreme obesity, puts a child at high risk for the early onset of serious health problems, including diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Childhood obesity can also lead to GERD – gastroesophageal reflux disease. … Read More