Mushrooms Reduce Breast Cancer by 64%

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The ancient Egyptians believed eating mushrooms brought long life. While their scientific method was not entirely sound by modern standards, scientists today are investigating the medicinal properties of mushrooms and beginning to see fascinating results. Researchers from the University of Western Australia in Perth conducted a study of 2,000 Chinese women. (About half had suffered from breast cancer.) The scientists reviewed…

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Plant-Based Diet Best for Heart Disease and Obesity

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A whole-food, plant-based diet is best for reducing weight and cholesterol, according to a study published this week in Nutrition & Diabetes. Researchers tracked weight and cholesterol levels for 65 overweight participants who also had at least one other metabolic condition (e.g., heart disease, type 2 diabetes) and randomized half into a low-fat, vegan dietary intervention group with no calorie…

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#1 Anticancer Vegetables: Garlic, Spinach

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There are two superfood classes of vegetables most adept at blocking human cancer cell growth in a petri dish: Cruciferous vegetables and Allium vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables: Spinach, Brussels Sprouts, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Kale Allium vegetables: Garlic, Yellow Onion, Green Onion (Scallion), Shallots, Leeks, and Chives More information: and and How Not to Die

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