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Balancing Nutrition and Hydration In Cancer Treatment

Being diagnosed with cancer is often a very traumatizing experience, and especially when it’s a type of cancer with a poor prognosis. The diagnosis itself can take a severe mental toll, but once treatment starts, the heavy physical toll becomes more apparent. Fortunately, there are some steps patients can take to improve their condition during treatment and recovery. Common Cancer…

Protect yourself with the right food!

  We live in a society where most people are in fear for their health. Cancer and other degenerative diseases are spreading extremely fast and news about our relatives and friends that developed such diseases are not of a suprise anymore. We feel unarmed infront of those frightening events. However, what we should really ask ourselves  is: “Why do we…

How to build your own Alzheimer’s and diet nutrition programme?

How to build your own Alzheimer’s and diet nutrition programme?

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other degenerative diseases have been associated with oxidative neurological death injury. This mechanism involves a cellular damage due to oxidative stress in the brain, which is caused by harmful compounds called ROS (reactive oxygen species), including highly reactive hydroxyl radicals produced from H2O2 (hydrogen peroxide). ;ROS promote apoptosis (programmed cell death), as well as damage to…

Scientists agree: the “magic” compound in Green Tea kills cancer cells

Scientists agree: the “magic” compound in Green Tea kills cancer cells

According to Penn State food scientists, green tea contains a compound called that epigallocatechin-3-gallate – EGCG, the major polyphenol found in green tea, that may trigger a cycle that kills oral cancer cells. The studies around this compound showed that it can kill oral cancer cells without harming normal cells. The researchers carried on their researches, since they initially did…