Monthly Archives: December 2017

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Is Breast Cancer More Aggressive in Obese Women?

Did you know that obese women are at a higher risk for breast cancer? A recent study examined obese rats that suffer from breast cancer and the researchers found some important insights. For one, the tumour cells in the rats had especially sensitive androgen receptors than those found in leaner rats. This led those cells […]

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Simple Ways to Avoid Liver Disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease or simply NAFLD is now a growing endemic in many countries. In the United States alone, more than 90 million Americans are now suffering from this disease. In the most severe cases, NAFLD can progress to health complications that can be life-threatening, including liver failure and cirrhosis. With the severity of […]

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How Important is Maintaining Optimal Vitamin C Levels?

According to integrative health experts, deficiency in Vitamin C can increase the risk of various serious conditions that include cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, among others. A recent study sheds light on the connection between the levels of Vitamin C and one’s physical and mental health. Without a doubt, this is one of those important […]

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Vitamin D and Its Benefits for Sunburn and Other Conditions

We all know that sunlight is an excellent source of vitamin D, and while that’s good, excessive exposure can cause sunburn which can be really painful. Ironically, a new study shows that high doses of Vitamin D can also ease sunburn – reducing redness and inflammation! What did the study say about Vitamin D’s protective […]

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