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How to Eat An Anti-Cancer Diet: 6 Steps

While we've done articles about cancer-causing foods that you want to make sure you're NOT eating, I wanted to discuss some simple anti-cancer solutions you can incorporate into your diet. For example, I'll explain ways to improve your body's ability to detoxify, and list some of the top cancer-fighting foods, drinks, herbs and supplements. 1. Lower…

Are These Cancer-Causing Foods in Your Diet?

Cancer is a systemic disease with various causes, some of which include a poor diet, toxin exposure, nutrient deficiencies and to some extent genetics. One extremely important way to prevent and/or treat cancer is nutritionally, through eating a nutrient-dense diet and avoiding things that are known to increase cancer risk. But for many people navigating…

Cassava Flour: The Best Grain-Free Baking Alternative?

Thinking of giving up gluten? Cassava flour just may be what you're looking for to help. What is cassava flour? It's a type of wheat-free, gluten-free flour alternative that's made by grating and drying the fibrous cassava root (yuca). Otto's Naturals, one of the leading suppliers of cassava flour, calls this product the "next generation…

Nanotechnology in Food Science: What You Need to Know

While the food industry has been using various sources of technology for decades to improve the appeal and shelf life of their products, nanotechnology in food is still a concept that's in its infancy. Whether you realize it or not, you may already consume foods and drinks that use this technology, such as certain beers,…

What Is Silicon Dioxide and Is It Safe?

In order to improve the texture and shelf life of granular and powdered food products, such as protein powders and seasonings, anti-caking additives are often used. One such additive is silicon dioxide, which the ability to help prevent ingredients from becoming moist and clumping together. What is silicon dioxide exactly, and is it safe? Also…

6 Natural Ways to Reduce the Peanut Allergy

  In the U.S., approximately 1 to 2 percent (or more) of the population has a peanut allergy — about 3 million people — a percentage that continues to rise. In the past two decades, the prevalence of peanut allergies has more than quadrupled, up from 0.4 percent of the U.S. population in 1997 to…

How Leeks Can Protect You from Both Cancer & Heart Disease

The leek is a sister plant to onion and garlic, and like those incredible nutrient-rich foods, leeks offer a whole host of health benefits. The list of what leeks can do is a long one. From preventing inflammation — the root of most diseases — to protecting the body from cancer, heart disease and everything…

Proteolytic Enzymes Reduce Inflammation and Boost Immunity

All of the vitamins and minerals we eat, plus all of the hormones our bodies produce, need enzymes in order to work properly. Additionally, enzymes, such as proteolytic enzymes, regulate metabolic functions and assist in maintaining our stamina and energy levels. Proteolytic enzymes are the type that specifically aid in the digestion process. They help…

How Many Calories and Carbs in a Banana Are There?

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits on the planet, but have you ever wondered how many carbs in a banana there are? Bananas come in their own yellow package, making them easy to take with you on the go, and banana nutrition contains several important vitamins and minerals, in addition to carbohydrates, which…