Today’s podcast is on cancer prevention. Sadly, cancer is one of the more common subjects that comes up for our wellness co-host Fon. On today’s show we will discuss some of the ways you can go about preventing it. The calls we have gotten this week are from people with family histories of cancer. We’ll hear from Cathy who has a family history of breast cancer as well as Ed in Philadelphia who grew up in a house with second hand smoke, we’ll also take a call regarding symptoms of prostate cancer.
We will discuss the kinds of foods, herbs and vitamins you can take to increase your red and white blood cell counts and also go over some pretty amazing mushrooms that have been associated with cancer prevention.
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Facts and Statistics on Cancer for Men and Women:
1 in 2 people in the USA will get cancer at some point in their life.
Most Common Cancers Among Women Breast cancer Lung cancer Colorectal cancer Leading Causes of Cancer Death Among Women Lung cancer Breast cancer Colorectal cancer Most Common Cancers Among Men Prostate cancer Lung cancer Colorectal cancer Leading Causes of Cancer Death Among Men Lung cancer Prostate cancer Colorectal cancer Liver cancer
Foods to Avoid:
GMO's Hydrogenated Oils Microwave Popcorn Processed Meats Diet Foods with Artificial Sweeteners Artificial Flavors and Colors Refined Sugar Refined White Flour Farm Raised Fish Foods Sprayed with Glyphosate or other Pesticides and Fungicide.
Maintain Alkalinity Antioxidant intake Reduce systemic inflammation Detoxification Limit exposure to environmental toxins Sunlight and Exercise Reduce stress Get Sleep
Eating Habits - The American Diet is full of unhealthy fats, refined sugars, bleached flour, artificial ingredients and colors, farmed fish, and toxic sources of meat. Focus on getting a diet full of minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, and healthy fats.
Leafy Green Vegetables - Rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and enzymes, yet very low in calories, fats, sodium and other toxins. Cruciferous Vegetables - Source of vitamins C and K, the powerful antioxidant Glutathione, and estrogen metabolizing compounds DIM, Calcium D Glucarate, and Indole-3 Carbinol. Berries - The antioxidant content of most berries are very high, making them some of the most powerful foods in the world. Berries are known to be a great source of proanthocyanidin antioxidants, which help to decrease free radical damage. Brightly Orange-Colored Fruits and Veggies - an excellent source of vitamin A, fiber, and carotenoid antioxidants. Healthy Fats - Most of the fats found in the American diet are toxic and cause damage to our cells. However, 60 percent of our brain and nervous system are made up of fatty acids. Omega 3's support inflammation response, mood, and focus, and help us maintain a healthy heart and help to protect our cells. Examples of healthy fats: Hemp Oil Chia Oil Flax Oil Algae Oil Fish oil Extra Virgin Olive Oil Nuts and Seeds - Chia seeds, hemp Seeds, and flax seeds are and excellent fiber, omega-3 fatty acids and a range of important minerals. Hemp seeds and pumpkin seeds contain healthy fats Magnesium and Zinc. Brazil nuts are the best source of selenium. Sprouted nuts hav