By: Ricky Kennedy
You want to eat at least five servings of fruit a day. A recent study has shown that if you consume 400 or more grams daily of fruits or vegetables it reduces all cancers by at least 20 percent. Those who eat the highest amount...
By: Kelly Nevin
Cancer is no longer thought of as a disease solely caused by elements outside of our control, such as unintended exposure to toxic elements or heredity. Today, we know that quitting smoking, reducing alcohol use and remaining physically fit are steps we can take to...
By: G E Barr
Jabir Ibn Hayyan lived in the 8th and early 9th centuries. He was Iranian, Islamic and he made impressive contributions to chemistry. Alot of his work was translated and sent to Medieval Europe under the name, Geber. Though some speculated as to his ethnicity as...
By: Alison Pisani
Today more than ever, it is important to recognize the value of healthy foods and the role they play in cancer prevention. It is equally important to understand how our bodies respond to these foods, so you can make informed choices about your diet, and...
Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Obesity and Smoking
By: Tiger Lily Rose
We live in a culture where insurance companies are trying to deny health insurance coverage to people who smoke and to people who have a BMI or Body Mass Index of over 30.And now, I see this topic of: "Should smokers and the obese...
By: Karen Gardner - 408021
There is still no cure for cancer. But research suggests that good nutrition may go a long way towards preventing certain types of the disease. In 1997, the American Institute for Cancer Research reported that between 30-40% of all cancers are linked to poor dietary...
Cancer-preventing foods
By: Akshika S
Cancer, the word itself gives me shivers.However,there are ways to prevent cancer.And no,it is not at all expensive.Believe it or not,its through a proper nutritious diet.It is well known that fruits and vegetables consumption reduces the risk of...
By: Mary Snyder
Today more than ever it is difficult to understand how there are so many cases of cancer cropping up. Is it diet? Bad habits? Not enough rest? One thing Scientists and Doctors are finding is that certain foods and changing your diet can prolong your...
By: Scott Hayden
To maintain optimum health you should consume fresh fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. You've got lots of choices. These foods can be eaten raw or cooked, and used in lots of marvelous ways to spice up your meals, beverages, and desserts. Here are...
Bariatric surgery: Preparing for a gastric bypass
By: Jeffrey Ware
Gastric bypass bariatric surgery is an operation developed to rearrange the human anatomy in order to assist the morbidly obese patient to lose weight in order to live a healthier and more productive life. The operation in itself is a very minute part of the...

 

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