There has been a flood of news articles condemning taking vitamins as a waste of time and money:
Breast cancer is always in the news. Here’s a pair of links from a website called FoodConsumer.org, touting supplements as a way to prevent it. See what you think:
Check out this recent article I read in the Fall edition of Cure Magazine, giving a thumbs up to a supplement called Pomi-T. A pomegranate abstract, Pom-T also contains green tea (not good for Velcade users 24 hours each side of an infusion), turmeric (curcumin) and broccoli.
A fellow multiple myeloma (bone marrow cancer) patient sent me this email today:
The mysterious cancer fighting effect of resveratrol isn’t exactly new news. But using the compound to soften up cancer cells before they’re zapped with radiation is. The L.A. Times ran a feature article about it yesterday. Here’s an excerpt:
16 months ago I ran this post about using vinegar to safely clean fruits and vegetables. It’s worth a second look:
Not sure whether to be encouraged or discouraged by uterine cancer update in this US News and World Report article. Here’s an excerpt:
Based on what alternative medicine writer, Cathy Wong says, the answer is “NO!”
Antioxidants dangerous? Some can be if you take too much. Or if cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy use them and it helps cancer cells to recover from treatment.
This is an ongoing debate: Is soy good or bad for prostate cancer survivors? Here’s a comprehensive update, courtesy MedPage TODAY:
Check-out Sunday’s Google Alert list under “Cancer Supplements.”
I’m not a big acronym fan. At the very least I try and spell-out the phrase at hand before I start using one. So needless to say I didn’t realize the complimentary medicine had one!
I want to reassure you that I’m not obsessed with prostate cancer! There just happens to be a lot of conflicting news about supplement use either preventing or increasing the risk of developing it these days.
I recently ran a post about how consuming fish oil supplements may help prevent or even slow the advance of prostate cancer. Here’s a brief composite view of options, including adding exercise to the mix:
More news about oils. My last post highlighted the importance of substituting animal fats for vegetable oils. It focused on men. Today’s eye-opening article keys on a new way women may be able to prevent breast cancer: by consuming more fish!
This is a fascinating article. Switching to more vegetable-based fats is probably a good idea for everyone. But here’s some proof:
Here is an excerpt from a timely article I discovered on a reputable website, everydayHEALTH.com:
Veggies are key to longer life? YES! Clear evidence that a veterinarian diet–especially Vegan and especially in men–does help improve overall, long term survival.