2016 Dec 16

Spices for Prevention and Treatment of Cancers

By |2016-12-16T20:49:12-04:00December 16th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

While prescription drugs have their value, we should not overlook the well-documented, non-toxic and inexpensive healing properties of food. As an individual we consume food several times a day without a complete understanding of the scope of its qualities. As part of a daily diet, food plays a significant role in helping our bodies function at their [...]

2015 Nov 26

Berberine – good for what ails you

By |2015-11-26T18:51:43-04:00November 26th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ever heard of berberine?   Berberine is a classical natural medicine. It has a wide range of effects, being effective against gastroenteritis, abdominal pain and diarrhea, and having antimicrobial, antidiabetic and antiinflammatory properties.  Sound too good to be true?  It has also been shown to have great therapeutic potential against neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease as [...]

2014 Nov 22

Omega-3 Fats and Breast Cancer

By |2014-11-22T14:30:45-04:00November 22nd, 2014|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Breast cancer (BC) is the most common cancer among women across the world. Dietary fatty acids, especially n-3 (omega-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), are believed to play a role in reducing BC risk.  Evidence has shown that fish consumption or intake of long-chain n-3 PUFA, such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), are [...]