When it comes to prostate problems, the most common ones are prostate enlargement, prostatitis, and prostate cancer. An enlarged prostate is also called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which can affect men of all ages, especially men after age 50. Although this condition is often considered noncancerous, some researchers argue that it might raise the risk for prostate cancer no matter it is caused by hormones or other reasons. So, what is the best way to avoid this condition, watchful waiting, a balanced diet, regular ejaculations or having sex frequently, exercise, taking dietary or herbal supplements, medication, or prostatectomy? Continue reading Best Way to Prevent Prostate Enlargement
So, will a high-fiber diet keep your colon clean? To put it simply, it will because dietary fiber is known for absorbing moisture, bulking up your stool, diluting the concentration of intestinal residues, and reducing the time of carcinogens touching the intestinal mucosa. In other words, eating high-fiber foods are good for promoting colon health and, more importantly, reducing the risk of colon cancer. Continue reading Does Fiber Cleanse Your Colon?
As is known to all, the prostate is a male-specific walnut-sized gland that is found in the male reproductive system. For the same reason, prostate cancer has long been known as a health problem that is only for men. This might not blow your mind, but the latest research conducted by medical scientists confirmed that it is possible for women to develop this type of cancer since women do have such a gland. Continue reading Can Women Get Prostate Cancer?
Carcinogens can be found in everything from cigarette smoke to common foods. Luckily, there are many natural anti-cancer agents available at the same time. For example, bee propolis can be one of powerful weapons in the war against cancer. That’s to say, this resinous mixture collected by honey bees offers significant anti-cancer benefits. Now, let’s take a look at exactly what propolis is and how it prevents and treats this disease. Continue reading Is Bee Propolis Good for Cancer?
You may have heard that turmeric can prevent or treat cancer, thanks to the presence of curcumin or diferuloyl methane, the main active ingredient of turmeric. To be sure, this magic herb has been used in the treatment of a variety of health problems, such as chronic pain, heart disease, diabetes, digestive disorders, and so on. But the cancer fighting properties of turmeric tends to be greeted with suspicion. Continue reading Benefits of Curcumin for Cancer
When it comes to foods that fight cancer, cruciferous vegetables are definitely the most mentioned one because they contain a substance called isothiocyanates (ITCs), which can modulate the metabolism of carcinogens and then inhibit the formation of tumors. And when it comes to cancer-fighting properties, no doubt broccoli is usually considered the best one compared to its two dozen cousins, such as radish, mustard, kale, cabbage, cauliflower, horseradish, and the like. So does broccoli really help fight cancer? If you still hold doubt about it, first let’s take a look at the three main anti-cancer substances found in this vegetable. Continue reading Does Broccoli Fight Cancer?
You may be very familiar with a spiny sour tropical fruit called soursop, guanabana, graviola, Brazilian paw paw, cherimoya or custard apple. But you may not know that it is often considered an ideal home remedy for cancer, right? Actually you are not alone when it comes to question the credibility of such a claim. So, does graviola fruit really cure cancer? If yes, what makes it a miraculous natural cancer cell killer? Continue reading Does Soursop Cure Cancer?
Can asparagus cure cancer? Simply put, just like other hoaxes widely circulated on the Internet, this one is not true either. Except for the difference that asparagus can be a good addition to a healthy diet that reduces the risk of many cancers. That’s to say, there is no clinical proof that supports these “miracle food” or “cancer cure” claims, which instead may raise false hope over tumor patients. Apparently, it is the last thing a lot of people want to see. However, this vegetable has virtues which are not to be despised – it help reduces cancer risk if consumed on daily basis. Continue reading Asparagus and Cancer: True or False?
Since there’s no cure for most chronic cancers for the time being, garlic is no exception. Although this is not a ‘cure-all’ either, in recent years researchers have found that allicin has a significant anti-tumor effect for a variety of tumors. In fact, this wonderful seasoning has long been considered the undisputed leader of more than 40 known anti-cancer fruits and vegetables. And epidemiological studies have also shown that large doses of garlic for a long time can significantly decrease the incidence and mortality of some certain cancers since dozens among over 100 kinds of garlic components are able to respectively play a role in fighting cancer. Continue reading Can Garlic Cure Cancer?
In order to prevent cancer, a lot of you have quit smoking and changed your eating habits. Needless to say, this is a wise decision, but I’d bet that you definitely do not beware of those foods you probably eat every day. Unfortunately, among them many are a greater cancer risk than tobacco. At this point you are probably wondering what the common foods that cause cancer are? Well, first let’s take Japan as an example to explain how common this problem is. Continue reading Top 5 Foods that Cause Cancer