January 16, 2012

DeodorantsA few days ago the information about the risks of using some deodorants, antiperspirants, face creams and other cosmetic products containing parabens, a germ-fighting preservative used in toiletry products, pharmaceuticals and even some food products, appeared in many online newspapers and magazines. For many years, scientists around the world have been studying possible connections between these chemical compounds and breast cancer, one of the most common and deadly types of cancer. It was found out that parabens can mimic the action of oestrogen, female hormones, and thus play a role in breast cancer development. Read the rest of this entry »

InactivityMost of us spend about 8-10 hours a day sitting around, working at the PC, watching TV, etc., and inactivity of today’s people is considered one of the main curses of our generation. It is linked to a great deal of serious health conditions including cardiovascular problems, being overweight and having serious spine problems. According to the findings of a new study conducted by a group of expertsĀ of Alberta Health Services Cancer Care in Canada, inactivity and sedentary lifestyle are also linked to developing several types of cancer, including colon cancer and breast cancer. It is estimated that about 92,000 cases of these types of cancer should be attributed to inactivity and a lack of exercise. Read the rest of this entry »

October 18, 2011

WalnutsHealth benefits of walnuts are really numerous. First of all, walnuts are known as the best foods for brain, for stimulating its function, preventing memory loss and serious health conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. Other positive effects and benefits of walnuts embrace their properties to strengthen the function of our cardiovascular system and prevent many common heart health problems. Walnuts are rich in vitamin E that is good for our skin. Finally, walnuts and other nuts are natural superfoods rich in natural antioxidants and Omega 3 fatty acids which are essential for supporting the function and long life of our body tissues. Read the rest of this entry »

9 Foods To Keep Breast Cancer Away

Author: Carla Fiscina
June 18, 2010

breast cancerNeedless to say, how serious the problem of increasing occurrence of breast cancer is for today’s public health. Millions of women around the world have to fight against it and do everything possible in order not to lose this hard war. Latest studies suggest that regular consumption of the following natural foods is linked to lower chances of breast cancer in every modern woman. Read the rest of this entry »