In this 200th anniversary year of the birth of Henry David Thoreau, each of us can increase our health and well-being by applying his guidance to our regular exercise activities. Thoreau, one of t ...View Article
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|Foods for Cancer Prevention
|Healthy eating is an important factor in cancer recovery. And, healthy eating can go a long way toward cancer prevention. There are lots of nutritious, delicious foods that provide dynamic resources for your body to achieve peak physical conditioning.
Fruits and vegetables are packed with phytochemicals, chemical compounds that have powerful disease-fighting capabilities. Many recent studies have demonstrated that phytochemicals provide significant reductions in the risk of developing cancer and heart disease.
These wonder nutrients are found in broccoli, spinach, cauliflower, kale, and tomatoes. Tomatoes contain the important phytochemical, lycopene. In clinical trials, lycopene has demonstrated effective anti-prostate cancer activity and also improved cardiovascular blood flow.
Blueberries, cranberries, and apples are all rich in phytonutrients. Phytonutrients found in blueberries help prevent cancer and also help reduce inflammation.
Fruits and vegetables have hidden powers that enable us to live longer and live healthier
Where does chiropractic treatment come in? Chiropractic care may be an important component of supportive care in cancer treatment. Your body needs to use all its available resources and energy to help fight cancer and assist in recovery. Gentle chiropractic treatment helps your body work more efficiently, improving overall mechanical function and easing stress on muscles and joints.3 These chiropractic benefits help make more energy available to assist your body in returning to a healthier state.
Chiropractic treatment helps support the process of recovery and the transition back to maximum health.
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2Guarino M, et al: The role of epithelial-mesenchymal transition in cancer pathology. Pathology 39(3):305-318, 2007
3Demark-Wahnefried W, Jones LW: Promoting a healthy lifestyle among cancer survivors. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 22(2):319-342, 2008