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Heart, Cardiovascular Disease

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In a previous article we talked about schizophrenia mental disorder. Here today we are going to talk about heart, ‪cardiovascular disease‬‬. Have your heard about heart, ‪cardiovascular disease, which is mostly common in our generation nowadays. If not ,don’t worry, this article will help you to aware about cardiovascular disease. Our goal is a better life for everyone.

A heart attack happens when there is a sudden complete blockage of an artery that supplies blood to an area of your heart. Due to the fatty material called plaque the smooth inner wall of artery will damaged. During the heart attack chest pain are common symptoms and there is a lose of blood supply in heart also.Risk factor is increases when men is over 45 and women is over 55, as smoking also causes the high chance of risk factor of heart attack.

Symptoms Of Heart Attack

  •  Uncomfortable pressure
  • Paining in center of the chest
  • Discomfort
  • Paining can spread beyond the neck
  • Shoulder and one side or both side of arms
  • Sweating
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath

Risk Factor Of Heart Attack

  • Smoking
  • Alcohol
  • Family history
  • High blood pressure
  • Diet
  • Hypertension

How To Prevent Heart Attack

  • Quitting Smoking and alcohol
  • Control blood pressure
  • Regular exercise
  • Consumption of healthy food
  • Maintains blood cholesterol at optimum level.

Diagnosis and Treatment

You will need to change your lifestyle to help prevent or control  heart diseases and so reduce the risk of a first or repeat heart attack. The tests you’ll need to diagnose your heart disease depend on what condition your doctor thinks you might have. For that various test are included.

  • Chest X ray
  • ECG or electrocardiograph
  • Cardiac enzyme tests

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Schizophrenia Mental Disorder

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In a previous article we talked about migraine. Here today we are going to talk about schizophrenia . Have your heard about schizophrenia mental disorder, before ? if not ,don’t worry, this article will help you. Our goal is a better life for everyone affected by mental illness.

Schizophrenia is a serious mental illness that interferes with a person’s ability to think clearly, manage emotions, make decisions and relate to others. It is a complex, long-term medical illness.Schizophrenia may have difficulty distinguishing between what is real and what is imaginary; and may have difficulty expressing normal emotions in social situations. It is possible to live well with schizophrenia.

Behaviors that are early warning signs of schizophrenia include

  • A constant feeling of being watched
  • Hearing or seeing something that isn’t there
  • Strange body positioning
  • Peculiar or nonsensical way of speaking or writing
  • Feeling indifferent to very important situations
  • A change in personal hygiene and appearance
  • Deterioration of academic or work performance
  • A change in personality
  • Increasing withdrawal from social situations
  • Inability to sleep or concentrate
  • Irrational, angry or fearful response to loved ones
  • Extreme preoccupation with religion or the occult
  • Inappropriate or bizarre behavior

Symptoms of schizophrenia mental disorder

In teens, it can be difficult to diagnose schizophrenia. This is because the first signs can include  a drop in grades, change of friends, sleep problems, and irritability common and nonspecific adolescent behavior.

Positive symptoms of schizophrenia mental disorder

  • Hallucinations: Seeing, feeling, tasting, hearing or smelling something that doesn’t really exist.Voices may involve people that are known or unknown to the person hearing them.
  • Delusions: These are false beliefs. False ideas individuals may believe that someone is spying on him or her.
  • Disordered thinking and speech: The person may jump from one topic to another for no logical reason,in a nonsensical fashion.
  • Cognitive issues/disorganized thinking: The cognitive symptoms of schizophrenia often struggle to remember things, organize their thoughts or complete tasks.
  • Social withdrawal: They believe somebody is going to harm them.

Negative symptoms of schizophrenia mental disorder

Negative symptoms often include being emotionally flat or speaking in a dull, disconnected way. For example, absence of facial expressions or lack of motivation.

What are the causes of schizophrenia mental disorder ?

The cause of schizophrenia is still unclear. Evidence suggests that genetic and environmental factors act together to bring about schizophrenia.

Research suggests below points have several possible causes

  • Genetic inheritance: If there is no history of schizophrenia in a family, the chances of developing it are less than 1 percent. However, that risk rises to 10 – 13  percent if a parent was diagnosed. The highest risk occurs when an identical twin is diagnosed with schizophrenia. The unaffected twin has a roughly 50% chance of developing the disorder.
  • Brain chemistry: Problems with certain brain chemicals, experts believe that an imbalance of dopamine(Dopamine is an organic chemical of the catecholamine and phenethylamine families that plays several important roles in the brain and body. ), a neurotransmitter(Neurotransmitters allow brain cells to communicate with each other), is involved in the onset of schizophrenia. Networks of neurons are likely involved as well.
  • Environmental factors: There is no definite proof, many suspect trauma before birth and viral infections may contribute to the development of the disease. Babies whose mothers get the flu while they are pregnant are at higher risk of developing schizophrenia later in life. People who are hospitalized for severe infections are also at higher risk.
  • Substance use: Some studies have suggested that taking mind altering drugs during teen years and young adulthood can increase the risk of schizophrenia. Another study has found that smoking marijuana led to earlier onset of schizophrenia and often preceded the manifestation of the illness.

Treatment

There is no cure for schizophrenia, but it can be treated and managed in several ways.Many patients do well with minimal symptoms or periods of recovery.Drug treatment can reduce symptoms and greatly reduce future relapses.

  • Antipsychotic medications
  • Self-management strategies and education
  • Psychotherapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy and assertive community treatment and supportive therapy

Related Conditions

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder
  • Schizophreniform disorder
  • Brief psychotic disorder
  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Delusional disorder
  • Major depression
  • Substance abuse
  • Catatonia

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Fight Against Migraine

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In a previous article “What is BMR, BMI and RMR ? ” of fitness series  ,we talked about fitness numbers. Everything is based on numbers. If you want to succeed in your business, you need numbers. If you want to succeed in fitness, you need numbers too.

Here today we are going to talk about Migraine, which is mostly common in our generation nowadays.This article will help you to aware about Migraine.

Migraine is a neurological disorder involving nerve pathways and brain chemicals. Many people may suffer continuous or recurring pain in the head, vomiting and difficulties in seeing. Migraines are characterized by severe head pain often accompanied by other symptoms like vomiting, nausea, numbness, difficulties in speaking, sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine tend to run in families, and can affect the all age groups. Most of the migraine attack will last at least four hours but if you are experiencing the symptoms more then three day then you need to consult the physician.

Different types of headache and migraine

Common types of migraine in adult are migraine with aura and migraine without aura. Hemiplegic migraine and basilar migraine are the most common types of migraine with aura and  Menstural Migraine, often referred to as hormonal migraine, is the most common type of of migraine without aura. There are many other types of headache but not categorized as migraine, including but not limited to cluster headache, tension type headache, and sinus headache.

Symptoms before starting migraine attack or migraine pain

Headache attacks lasting 4 to 72 hours (untreated or unsuccessfully treated)

  • Pain on one side or both side of head
  • Sensitivity to the light and sounds
  • Sensation
  • Vomiting and nausea
  • Eye pain
  • Neck pain
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Problem in speaking
  • Weakness
  • Frequent urination

 Things that might lead  to migraine pain

  • Changing of weather
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Stress
  • Smoking
  • Consumption of alcohol
  • Too much caffeine
  • Skipping meal or fasting

Natural way to prevent your migraine attack or migraine pain

There is currently no single cure for migraine, but your lifestyle might be control you migraine attack, which includes

  • Getting enough sleep
  • Drinking plenty of water
  • Avoid junk food
  • Reduce stress
  • Regular Exercise

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What is BMR, BMI and RMR ?

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When we talk about fitness. Have your heard about these things like BMR, BMI, RMR ? and with fitness, what’s the connection these things ? If not , don’t worry, this article will help you. This pretty  world is based on  numbers. Everything is based on it. If you want to succeed in your business, you need numbers. If you want to succeed in fitness, you need numbers too.

BMI (Body mass index)

Body mass index (BMI) is a calculated number representing a person’s level of fat or obesity level. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a BMI of 30 or above indicates obesity.

BMI levels are broken down by weight range and are as follows

  • BMI < 18.5 is underweight
  • BMI 18.5-24.9 is normal weight
  • BMI 25-29.9 is overweight
  • BMI 30-34.9 indicates obesity
  • BMI > 40 indicates morbid obesity

BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)

Basal Metabolic Rate is an estimate of how many calories your body needed  when you do nothing. Everybody requires a minimum number of calories to live. This minimum number is called the BMR. If you think, you don’t need calories, just because you stayed in bed all day , you are wrong my friend.Your organs required particular amount of calories ,it doesn’t matter you stayed in bed all day. Your BMR is the number of calories needed to your organ to be functional while you perform no activity whatsoever.

Why is it important to know our Basal Metabolic Rate?

Once you know your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), you can use it to calculate the calories you actually burn in a day. From there, you can determine how many calories your body need to eat, to gain muscle, lose fat, or maintain your weight.

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What’s the difference between BMR  and RMR  ?

RMR which stands for “Resting Metabolic Rate.”The term BMR is sometimes used as synonymous with RMR. Although they are not technically the same.The difference is that while BMR only measures basic processes of  blood circulation, breathing and temperature regulation in a completely resting state, RMR also includes energy expended by immune system, digestion system and non-exercise daily movements, like getting dressed and lifting your fork to your mouth.

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Fight against facial Palsy

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In a previous article we talked about Fight Against Cancer ,what is cancer ? cancer cell division, cancer sign and symptoms and what’s the common treatments and other procedures and techniques. Here today we are going to talk about facial Palsy or bell’s palsy.Have your heard about facial Palsy or bell’s palsy, before ? if not ,don’t worry, this article will help you.Our goal is a better life for everyone.

Facial palsy also called idiopathic or bell’s palsy. The term facial palsy or bell’s palsy generally refers to weakness of the facial muscles or we can say sudden weakness in the muscles on one half of the face.When a facial nerve is either non-functioning or missing,  a condition in which the muscles on one side of your face become weak or paralyzed. It affects only one side of the face at a time.

Facial nerves working principle

In our face, each side has its own facial nerve,so damaging the right side facial nerve will only affect the right side of the face, and vice versa.In our human body each nerve starts at the brain and enters the face to the front of the ear where it then divides into five separate branches.These branches supply the muscles which are essential for facial expression. Saliva production , tears and taste are also controlled by the facial nerve in different manner.

Symptoms of facial palsy

  • Facial palsy normally affects only one side of the face although in some or rare cases it may affect both sides. It does not cause weakness in your arms or legs. If you experience weakness in your arms or legs as well as weakness on one side of your face, you should seek immediate medical attention. These symptoms grouped together may indicate a stroke.
  • Loss of sensation may mean you cannot feel your face when you touch it.
  • The exact reason why this happens is not clear yet.
  • A decrease in your ability to taste.
  • Headache.

Causes of facial palsy

When we talked about facial palsy, there are actually many different causes , and treatment and prognosis vary greatly depending on the cause. If we talked about researchers, they believed that viral infections may also play a role in the development of facial palsy or bell’s palsy. They’ve found evidence that suggests the herpes simplex 1 virus (a common cause of cold sores) may be responsible for a large number of cases. Some of other major causes of facial palsy are listed below.

  • Surgical causes for example during removal of acoustic neuroma or facial nerve tumour, or when operating on the parotid gland.
  • Bacterial causes such as Lyme disease or following a middle ear infection.
  • Neurological conditions such as Neurofibromatosis 2, or Guillain-Barré syndrome.
  • Traumatic injury such as fractures to the brain, skull or face.
  • Birth trauma for example caused by forceps or facial presentation delivery.
  • Congenital conditions such as an abnormal development of the facial nerve or muscle in the womb.
  • Rare genetic syndromes such as Moebius syndrome or CHARGE syndrome.
  • Stroke although a stroke can cause facial palsy it is slightly different in that the problems are not caused by direct damage to the facial nerve. The paralysis in this case is caused by brain damage and the messages not being transferred properly to the facial nerve.

Facial nerve injuries

Facial nerve injury classified into three categories.

  1. First degree injury – When the facial nerve is just concussed or bruised and recovers within eight weeks.
  2. Second degree injury – Where the facial nerve is more severely damaged but still retains its outer layer. The nerve begins to show the first signs of recovery at about four months as it slowly repairs itself at the rate of around one millimeter per day.
  3. Third degree injury – When the facial nerve is more severely damaged, any recovery is much slower and always incomplete. Sometimes the nerve is completely severed and surgical repair is needed to restore facial function.

Function’s, Facial muscles involves

  • Closing the eyes          –  Orbicularis oculi
  • Raising the eyebrows –  Frontalis
  • Frowning                      –  Corrugator
  • Wrinkling nose            –  Procerus/Nasalis
  • Closed mouth smiling –  Risorius
  • Pouting                           – Orbicularis oris
  • Open mouth smiling    – Zygomaticus
  • Lifting top lip                 – Levator labii
  • Pulling lower lip down – Depressor labii
  • Sticking bottom lip out – Mentalis
  • Pulling jaw and corners of mouth gently down – Platysma

Diagnosis & Treatment

There’s no specific test for facial Palsy or bell’s palsy. Your doctor will look at your face and ask you to move your facial muscles by lifting your brow,closing your eyes, showing your teeth and frowning, among other movements.

Other conditions such as a stroke, infections, Lyme disease and tumors  can also cause facial muscle weakness, mimicking Bell’s palsy. If it’s not clear why you’re having the symptoms you are, your doctor may recommend other tests, including

  • Electromyography (EMG) -This test can confirm the presence of nerve damage and determine its severity. An EMG measures the electrical activity of a muscle in response to stimulation and the nature and speed of the conduction of electrical impulses along a nerve.
  • Imaging scans – Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computerized tomography (CT) may be needed on occasion to rule out other possible sources of pressure on the facial nerve, such as a tumor or skull fracture.

Most people with facial palsy recover fully with or without treatment. There’s no one size fits all treatment for facial palsy or bell’s palsy, but your doctor may suggest medications or physical therapy to help speed your recovery. Surgery is rarely an option for facial or bell’s palsy.

Medications

Commonly used medications to treat facial Palsy or bell’s palsy.

  • Corticosteroids – Such as prednisone, are powerful anti-inflammatory agents. If they can reduce the swelling of the facial nerve, it will fit more comfortably within the bony corridor that surrounds it. Corticosteroids may work best if they’re started within several days of when your symptoms started.
  • Antiviral drugs – The role of antivirals remains unsettled. Antivirals alone have shown no benefit compared with placebo. Antivirals added to steroids are also unlikely to be beneficial.However, despite this, valacyclovir (Valtrex) is sometimes given in combination with prednisone in people with severe facial palsy.

Alternative medicine

Although there’s little scientific evidence to support the use of alternative medicine for people with facial  or bell’s palsy, some people with the condition may benefit from the following.

  • Relaxation techniques Relaxing by using techniques such as meditation and yoga may relieve muscle tension and chronic pain.
  • Acupuncture – Placing thin needles into a specific point in your skin helps stimulate nerves and muscles, which may offer some relief.
  • Biofeedback training – By teaching you to use your thoughts to control your body, you may help gain better control over your facial muscles.
  • Vitamin therapy – Vitamins B-12, B-6 and zinc may help nerve growth.

 

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Is GMOs causing cancer ?

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In a previous articles of cancer series we talked about

  • Fight Against Cancer“ We talked about cancer properties ,what is cancer ? cancer cell division, cancer sign and symptoms and what’s the common treatments and other procedures and techniques.
  • Cancer Fighting Foods” We talked about the foods which have cancer fighting properties.
  • Cancer Causing Foods”  we talked about the foods which have cancer Causing properties.

Here today we are going to talk about genetically modified organism facts.

GMOs VS CANCER

Where many people believe that changing the DNA of a animal or plant has a significant effect on a person’s chances of developing cancer. where some studies and researchers are against on that.A professor Dr. Kevin Folta  and chairman of the Horticultural Sciences Department at the University of Florida, Gainesville, who replied that “the short answer is no, there is absolutely zero reputable evidence that GMO foods cause cancer.”Cancer is a multiple group of diseases with many possible causes, but GMOs are not one of them. In fact, future GMO plants will play a role in prevention through traits engineered to produce nutrients that help fight cancer or drive out naturally occurring compounds that increase cancer risk.

5 Genetically Modified Foods You Should Avoid

1) GMOs Corn

Corn is nowadays common food when we talked about GMOs. Some studies say Genetically engineered corn contains the highly toxic gene Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis), which Monsanto introduced in the 1990s to make plants immune to Roundup, which is insect killer.

2) GMOs Soybeans

In US around 75 – 80 percent soybeans are genetically modified. Genetically engineered soy, including allergies, sterility, birth defects, and offspring death rates up to five times higher than normal, according to Dr. Joseph Mercola in the Huffington Post.

3) GMOs Sugar Beets

A sugar beet is genetically modified sugar beet  that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome using biotechnology. Now the hazards of an already toxic substance are exacerbated, presenting the likelihood of increased cancer rates.

Any product you buy that says “sugar” or “sucrose” may contain GMO beet sugar unless it is certified organic or labeled as 100% cane sugar.

“Sugar is not just an empty calorie, its effect on us is much more insidious. It has nothing to do with the calories. It’s a poison by itself,” Lustig says.

4) GMOs Aspartame

 Aspartame (APM) is an artificial substitute is made from genetically modified  and is used in basically every diet soda and product on the market. Natural News reported in one study, of the 48 rats given aspartame, up to 67 percent of all female rats developed tumors roughly the size of golf balls or larger.

5) GMOs Canola

Genetically modified canola is a genetically modified crop. Canola is a genetically engineered oil developed in Canada from the Rapeseed plant.Rapeseed oil is poisonous to insects and used as a repellent.The kidneys and the liver are absolutely vital to our existence so ingesting a genetically modified food like canola oil is really not something to take lightly.

 

 

 

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Cancer Causing Foods

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In a previous article “Cancer Fighting Foods” we talked about the foods which have cancer fighting properties. Here today we are going to talk about “Cancer Causing Foods”, Maybe you are eating these foods in your regular life style, if not sure, don’t worry about that. This article will help you for “Fight Against Cancer“.

1) Avoid Microwave Popcorn

A bag of popcorn in the microwave when you want a quick and tasty snack, but is it really worth risking yourself for liver, testicular and pancreatic cancer.”Microwave popcorn is loaded with artificial butter, and the fumes from it contain the toxic compound diacytel that is associated with lung cancers,” says professor Eitan Yefenof, PhD, chairman of the Lautenberg Center for Immunology and Cancer Research at Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel.

2) Say no to smoking, tobacco and alcohol

The research linking alcohol to cancer risk is strong.Alcohol  is  second leading cause of cancer, right behind tobacco use. While a moderate or low consumption of alcohol can be healthy and lead to a reduced risk of heart disease, excessive drinking is known to cause heart failure, stroke, and sudden death. Excessive alcohol use is the biggest cause of mouth, esophagus, liver, colon, mouth, rectum and breast cancers.Clear patterns have emerged between alcohol consumption and the development of head and neck cancer, esophageal cancer, liver cancer, breast, and colon cancer, according to the National Cancer Institute.

3) Avoid Canned Foods

Most cans are lined with a product called bisphenol-A (BPA), which has been shown to genetically alter the brain cells of rats. Leading UK cancer charity has written to major food manufacturers asking them to reveal details of their use of the controversial chemical BPA in food cans. The move follows a US study showing BPA is still widely used in cans despite being linked to a range of potentially serious health problems.There is a lot of evidence that BPA can have an affect on the human body even at very low levels.Many plastic goods, thermal paper, water lines, and many dental composites also contain BPA.

4) Avoid Grilled Red Meat

Yes, i know grilled food can taste delicious but preparing meats in this manner, releases a carcinogen called heterocyclic aromatic amines. the IARC review found that the strongest evidence linked processed meats (such as hot dogs, beef jerky, bacon and ham) to colorectal cancer with each hot dog size serving of processed meat eaten daily raising the risk by 18 percent over a lifetime.

5) Avoid Refined Sugar

Cancer cells love refined sugars, which hikes insulin levels and and promote cancer growth. High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is considered the worst offender and it’s found in any sweet you can think of. It’s been known for a long time that cancer cells feed off of sugar, so with so many people addicted to sugary treats, it’s no wonder why cancer rates have skyrocketed.

Cutting out sugar doesn’t help treat cancer, and sugar doesn’t directly cause cancer. Why then do we encourage people to cut down on sugary foods in our diet advice?

That’s because there is an indirect link between cancer risk and sugar. Eating lots of sugar over time can cause you to gain weight, and robust scientific evidence shows that being overweight or obese increases the risk of 13 different types of cancer.

6) Avoid Farmed Fish

PCBs are cancer-causing chemicals that may exist in farm-raised salmon at a concentration 16 times higher than wild salmon, and the level of dioxin is also higher, by a factor of 11 fold.

  • Commercial fish farming involves raising an incredible number of fish (such as salmon), in a crowded environment. Farm raised fish may have as much as 20% less protein compared to wild fish.
  •  A farming operation where they are treated with antibiotics, pesticides, and other carcinogenic chemicals to try and control the bacterial, viral, and parasitic outbreaks that result from cramming so many fish in a small space. Farmed fish also don’t have as much omega-3 as wild salmon.

7) The Silent Killer – Hydrogenated oils

Hydrogenated oils, also known as trans fats.Hydrogenated oils are vegetable oils which cannot be naturally extracted like olive oil, soy or canola oil.whose chemical structure has been altered to prevent rancidity in foods, which increases shelf life and saves money for food manufacturers. They’re packed with unhealthy omega-6 fats and have been proven to alter the structure of our cell membranes. Never cook with hydrogenated oils and check your labels for healthy oils like olive, soy and canola instead.

8) Soft drinks has zero nutritional benefit

Soft drinks, soda, etc., no matter what you call it, it’s still detrimental to your health. Soda is packed full of calories, sugar and artificial ingredients, and has ZERO nutritional benefit.Studies have shown that only drinking two sodas per week nearly doubles the risk of pancreatic cancer. There are plenty of alternatives out there, so next time you’re craving something sweet, think about what you’re putting into your body. Your health is an investment, never forget that.

9) Salty,pickled and smoked foods causes cancer

They may be delicious but too much salt has been linked to high blood pressure,( it has not been directly linked to cancer). As an alternative, eat cucumbers.If you eat 12g of salt a day, it can double the likely hood of stomach cancer. The recommended amount for an adult is just 6g a day.

  • Many salty, pickled and smoked foods are processed with the preservative nitrate, which changes in our bodies to N-nitroso composites, which are associate with high cancer-developing risks.
  • Smoked foods like meat or nuts absorb the smoke, which contains the same tar found in cigarettes.
  • Do you have a taste for these cravable foods now?

10) Processed white flour

When flour is refined, all nutritional value is removed. Then it’s bleached with chlorine gas to make it more appealing to consumers. The glycemic index for white flour is very high meaning it spikes your insulin levels without providing nutritional fuel. Carbohydrates are converted to sugars by your body, so excessive products that contain white flour can lead to increased insulin resistance. Simple sugars (like refined carbohydrates) are the preferred fuel source for cancer.

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Cancer Fighting Foods

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In a previous article “Fight Against Cancer” we talked about cancer properties ,what is cancer ? cancer cell division, cancer sign and symptoms and what’s the common treatments and other procedures and techniques. Here today we are going to talk about foods which have cancer fighting properties.

Are you eating enough cancer fighting foods, in your regular life style ?

If No, This article will help you to define your food category.

1) Leafy Green Vegetables

Mother is right all along. Grandma also told you they were good for you. Leafy Green exceptionally rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and enzymes, yet very low in calories, fats, sodium and other toxins. Leafy greens are the main ingredient of any healthy diet. Leafy greens are ideal for weight management as they are typically low in calories.

Leafy Green exceptionally rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and enzymes, yet very low in calories, fats, sodium and other toxins.

2) Kiwi fruit

Reduce risk of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and other conditions.Studies have shown that increased consumption of plant foods like kiwifruit decreases the risk of obesity and overall mortality.

Consuming too much potassium can be harmful for those whose kidneys are not fully functional. If your kidneys are unable to remove excess potassium from the blood, it could be fatal.

Kiwifruit health risks

Beta-blockers, a type of medication most commonly prescribed for heart disease, can cause potassium levels to increase in the blood. High potassium foods such as bananas should be consumed in moderation when taking beta-blockers.

Consuming too much potassium can be harmful for those whose kidneys are not fully functional. If your kidneys are unable to remove excess potassium from the blood, it could be fatal.

3) Coffee, Caffeine, and Cancer

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute found that those who drink  around three or more cups of coffee a day  have a 15 percent lower risk of colon cancer than those who do not drink coffee. You might be surprised to know coffee beans are fall into highly antioxidant food category.it can help reduce inflammation also, which is the root of most diseases.

You might be surprised to know coffee beans are fall into highly antioxidant food category.

Here are just a few of the studies that support the notion that caffeinated coffee reduces risk of certain types of cancer.

  1. Oral Cancer: More than 4 cups of coffee a day help to decrease oral and head cancers by 39%.
  2. Uterine Cancer: Woman who drink more than two cups of coffee a day have less chance of uterine cancer.
  3. Prostate Cancer: Men who have 6 cups of coffee a day reduce their prostate cancer risk by 60%.
  4. Brain Cancer: At least 5 cups of coffee prevents certain types of brain cancer by 40%.
  5. Colon Cancer: At least 2 cups of coffee a day can cut colon cancer risk.
  6. Breast Cancer: At least 3 cups of coffee a day can prevent or delay the onset of certain types of breast cancer.
  7. Liver Cancer: Coffee drinkers have 41% less instance of liver cancer. A more recent study showed that 1-3 cups of coffee a day reduces risk of developing hepatocellular carcinoma by 29%.
  8. Endometrial Cancer: Women who consume at least 3 cups of coffee a day have a 19% decreased risk of developing endometrial cancer.
  9. Caffeine protects against lung cancer. A new study published in the Experimental Hematology & Oncology journal showed that caffeine inhibits a couple of proteins found in lung cancer cells, which in turn prevents the cell’s growth and reproduction.
  10. Skin Cancer: A recent study published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute found that caffeinated coffee drinkers were less likely to develop melanoma(Melanoma, also known as malignant melanoma, is a type of cancer that develops from the pigment containing cells known as melanocytes).The more coffee people consumed the less risk was observed.

4) Brilliant Blueberries

Blueberries are on top notch in terms of their antioxidant power. According to American Institute of Cancer Research.Blueberries are an excellent source of vitamins C and K, manganese and a good source of dietary fiber.

Blueberries are among the fruits highest in antioxidant power, largely due to their many phytochemicals: Anthocyanins, catechins, quercetin, kaempferol and other flavonoids Ellagitannins and ellagic acid Pterostilbene.

Blueberries contain numerous phytochemicals and nutrients, many of which are well studied in the laboratory. They also contain dietary fiber, which can act in several ways to lower cancer risk, including helping with weight control. Excess body fat increases the risk of seven different cancers, and dietary fiber can increase the feeling of fullness.

5) Ginger as an antioxidant and natural cancer fighter

Ginger Could Be More Powerful Than Chemotherapy . A new study reveals ginger contains a pungent compound that could be up to 10,000 times more effective than conventional chemotherapy in targeting the cancer stem cells at the root of cancer malignancy.

Ginger and its constituents help to inhibit the following cancers: Breast cancer,Colon and rectal cancer,Leukemia ,Liver cancer,Lung cancer,Melanoma,Pancreatic cancer,Prostate cancer,Skin cancer,Stomach cancer.

6) Glorious Grapes

Grapes contain natural chemicals that have the potential to stop the spread of cancer cells. Grapes  also contain ellagic acid, which is help to protect lungs against environmental toxins.Red grapes contains resveratrol, a potent phytochemical that helps to fight against cancer as well as heart disease and stroke.

Red grapes contains resveratrol, a potent phytochemical that helps to fight against cancer as well as heart disease and stroke.

 

7) The Powerful Pomegranate

Natural Cancer Treatment with Pomegranates could inhibit or completely stop cancer by drinking pomegranate juice and eating pomegranate seeds regularly. Recently, City of Hope researchers identified six chemicals in the pomegranate that suppress aromatase (A substance in the body that helps produce estrogen). About 70 percent of breast cancers need estrogen to grow, so pomegranate is a prime candidate for breast cancer blocking.

Natural Cancer Treatment with Pomegranates could inhibit or completely stop cancer by drinking pomegranate juice and eating pomegranate seeds regularly.

8) Add garlic to everything you eat

Garlic (contains sulfur compounds) has been used for centuries as a prophylactic and therapeutic medicinal agent. Importantly, garlic has been suggested to have both cancer preventive potential as well as significant enhancing effects on the immune system.

Garlic (contains sulfur compounds) has been used for centuries as a prophylactic and therapeutic medicinal agent.

9) Citrus Fruits Reduce Risk for some Cancers

Citrus fruits contain high levels of flavanoids, which have been shown to inhibit the growth and spread of tumors.

Sweet oranges: Blood orange, kumquat, navel, cara cara Mandarins: Clementine, tangerine, tangelo, calamondin Limes: Key lime, Persian, kaffir Grapefruit: White, ruby red, oroblanco Lemons: Meyer, eureka Other kinds: Citron, yuzu, ugli, Rangpur, pomelo, Buddha’s hand, kinnow.

10) Nuts and seeds you should eat every day

Almonds contains  much calcium as milk, and contain magnesium, vitamin E, selenium and lots of fiber. They can lower cholesterol and help prevent cancer.

Note: Cashews are not recommended for cancer patients due to potential levels of fungus.

  1. Almonds contain calcium , magnesium, vitamin E, selenium and lots of fiber. They have ability to lower cholesterol and helps to prevent cancer.
  2. Walnuts are extremely good for your heart and brain cells, walnuts contain ellagic acid a cancer fighting antioxidant.
  3. Pecans have lots of vitamins , minerals like Vitamins E and A, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, copper, phosphorus, potassium, manganese, B vitamins, and zinc. And they help lower cholesterol.
  4. Brazil Nuts are a good source of protein, copper, niacin, magnesium, fiber, vitamin E, and an ideal source of selenium.
  5. Cedar Nuts/Pine Nuts have Vitamins A, B, D, E, P and contain 70% of your body’s required amino acids.
  6. Cashews are rich in minerals like copper, magnesium, zinc, iron and biotin. They are actually a low-fat nut, and like olive oil, they have a high concentration of oleic acid, which is good for your heart.

Flax seeds two tbsp of ground flax seed per day is good and easy to add to oatmeal. super anti-oxidants that help fight cancer. It also contains a lot of fiber and can reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.

  1. Hemp seeds are a certified superfood with cancer and heart disease prevention properties. They are high in protein and fiber, with balanced omega 3 and 6 fatty acids.
  2. Flax seeds two tbsp of ground flax seed per day is good and easy to add to oatmeal. super anti-oxidants that help fight cancer. It also contains a lot of fiber and can reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
  3. Chia Seeds are incredibly healthy seeds rich in omega-3 oils, anti-oxidants, protein, calcium, and fiber also. Helpful for weight management.
  4. Sunflower seeds also help prevent heart disease and cancer with folate, phytochemicals, Vitamin E, selenium and copper.
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Fight Against Cancer

Hello friends,

Do you know, INDIA is currently the sickest nation as per recent data surveys, not just in terms of diseases, fitness as well. India also on top notch on most depressed countries in Asia.

  • One woman dies of cervical cancer every 8 minutes in India.
  • For every 2 women newly diagnosed with breast cancer, one woman dies of it in India.
  • As many as 2,500 persons die every day due to tobacco-related diseases in India.
  • Smoking accounts for 1 in 5 deaths among men and 1 in 20 deaths among women, accounting for an estimated 9,30,000 deaths in 2010.

What is cancer ?

Cancer is unwanted growth of abnormal cells anywhere in a human body.And more than 100 types of cancers affect humans.

  • Cancers are classified based on the organ or we can say type of cell in which they originate.
  • Sarcomas are cancers that occur in the bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue.
  • Carcinomas are cancers that occur on the skin or tissues that line internal organs.
  • Central nervous system cancers are cancers that occur in the cells of the brain and spinal cord.
  • Leukemias are cancers that occur in the cells of the blood and bone marrow.
  • Lymphomas are cancers that occur in the cells of the immune system and typically appear within the lymphatic system.

Normal cell division vs Cancer cell division

Cancer Signs and Symptoms

Cancer often has no specific symptoms, so it is important that people limit their risk factors and undergo appropriate cancer screening.Signs depend on the specific type and grade of cancer, although general signs and symptoms are not very specific, but the following can be found in patients with different cancers unusual bleeding, weight loss, pain, skin changes, tissue masses,fatigue, persistent cough, voice change, fever, lumps, or change in bowel or bladder function.

  • Tobacco use is the cause of about 22% of cancer deaths.
  • Another 10% are due to obesity, poor diet, lack of physical activity, and excessive drinking of alcohol.
  • Other factors include certain infections, exposure to ionizing radiation and environmental pollutants.
  • In the developing world nearly 20% of cancers are due to infections such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C and human papillomavirus infection.

These factors act, at least partly, by changing the genes of a cell. Typically many genetic changes are required before cancer develops. Approximately 5–10% of cancers are due to inherited genetic defects from a person’s parents.Cancer can be detected by certain signs and symptoms or screening tests.It is then typically further investigated by medical imaging and confirmed by biopsy (An examination of tissue removed from a living body to discover the presence, cause, or extent of a disease).

Treatment

There are many types of cancer treatment. The types of treatment that you receive will depend on the type of cancer you have and how advanced it is.

Common Treatments for Cancer

  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Targeted Therapy
  • Immunotherapy

Other Procedures and Techniques

  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Hyperthermia
  • Photodynamic Therapy
  • Blood Transfusion and Donation
  • Lasers in Cancer Treatment