Low in calorie, high in fibre, pumpkins have long been part of a weight loss diet. But do you know that pumpkins are also listed among other cancer-squashing superfoods thanks to the amount of carotenes in this fruit? Yes, pumpkins, like other winter squash, are an excellent source of carotenes – the richer the color… Continue reading IN THE SPOTLIGHT: PUMPKIN AND ITS CANCER-SQUASHING POWER
Obesity is a metabolic disorder and can be defined as increased body weight caused by excessive fat accumulation which presents a risk to health with an increase in health problems and/or reduced life expectancy. Obesity is characterized by an increased storage of triglycerides in adipose tissues. In obese individuals, there is an increase in the… Continue reading NATURAL HEALTH SUPPLEMENT TO BATTLE OBESITY
Numerous studies have been performed to evaluate the effects of probiotics on host immune response, and it has been shown that probiotics can help boost the immune system and assist the body in fighting against infections. About 70-80% of our immune system resides within the gut, and our guts (intestines) are lined with trillions… Continue reading HOW DO PROBIOTICS HELP WITH YOUR IMMUNE HEALTH ? SHOULD YOU TAKE FUCOIDAN WITH PROBIOTICS ?
Cancer patients who opt for cancer treatments such as radiotherapy and chemotherapy are often at risk for weakened immune system, which can increase their chances of getting an infection, including fungal infection. Cancer treatments lower white blood cells, especially neutrophils, which often occurs 10-14 days after receiving chemotherapy and this low white blood count period… Continue reading YOU MAY BE VULNERABLE TO YEAST INFECTIONS DUE TO CANCER TREATMENTS !
Most of the time, if you are a cancer patient and receiving treatments, you are advised by doctors to not take any vitamins or supplements. This is because many supplements can interfere with cancer treatments, hindering the process of recovery. Yet, many people still seek out herbs, teas, nutritional supplements that can help them cope… Continue reading SUPPLEMENTS FOR CANCER PATIENTS
Reheating leftovers from last night saves us a lot of time cooking and preparing meals. However, not all foods are safe to be reheated, so next time when you are in the kitchen, about to microwave some of that leftovers from the other night, remember NOT TO REHEAT THESE FOODS BELOW: RICE Bacillus cereus is… Continue reading FOODS YOU SHOULD NOT REHEAT !
Our immune system is the first line of defense in the body that fights against cancer cells. There are a lot of things we can do to naturally boost our immune system, one of which is through food/diet. Basic nutrients that are good for the immune system such as Vitamin C, selenium, zinc, Vitamin D can be… Continue reading HOW TO BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEM & PROTECT BODY FROM CANCER?
There are tons of supplements that doctors often recommend you taking, whether you just got diagnosed, are receiving treatment or recovering from treatments. However, depending on your specific case and on different dietary agents, doses can vary, so it is always best to consult your health professional before taking any supplement. While generally, supplements CANNOT… Continue reading Breast Cancer Supplements That Are Super Easy to Add to Your Diets
I've mentioned FUCOIDAN in some of my previous blog posts but just barely scratched the surface of the knowledge and science behind this not-so-new compound. Since it looks like Fucoidan has piqued your interest (hence the number of questions and comments I've received on it), I will try to answer some of the most common… Continue reading Common Questions About Fucoidan
The term "superfood" is thrown around a lot these days but what exactly is "superfood"? According to Google, "superfood" is a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being. Blueberries, kales, hemp seeds are just a few examples of food that have garnered the title. However, there are no set criteria for determining… Continue reading 4 Trending Superfoods of 2018