10 Tips for Breast Cancer Prevention

 1. OPTIMIZE YOUR VITAMIN D LEVELS

Vitamin D is called the sunshine vitamin because the sun is our best source.  So after decades of loading up on the sunscreen, it is no surprise that a majority of the population is now deficient. Vitamin D blocks the growth of breast cancer tumor cells. Someone with light toned skin produces enough vitamin D after only about 15-20 minutes in the sun a few times a week (darker skinned individuals ...

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Take Care of Those Bones

When you think about staying healthy, you probably think about making lifestyle changes to prevent cancer or heart disease. Keeping your bones healthy to prevent osteoporosis may not be at the top of your wellness list, but it should be and here’s why.

Osteoporosis occurs when the body fails to form enough new bone, when too much old bone is reabsorbed by the body, or both. The bones become weak and can break more easily. In serious cases, something as simple ...

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Dehydration is Dangerous

Could you be chronically dehydrated? Many people are and never realize it. Our bodies require at least eight glasses of water per day, more during exercise, illness, and hot weather. People often think that even if they don’t actually drink water, they are getting enough by drinking coffee, tea, soft drinks, juice or beer. Unfortunately, many of these beverages have a diuretic effect, encouraging the body to excrete water through urination, rather than retaining it. Think about a grape versus ...

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