I was watching the local news when they featured a study suggesting that The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has shown that turmeric and black pepper help prevent breast cancer by limiting the growth of stem cells and potential tumors. I wondered if Ayurveda, the system of medicine native to India, prescribes a specific diet for breast cancer prevention.
Is Soy Good or Bad for You?
In recent times, new soy products have flooded the US market. This dramatic increase can be attributed to new soy food categories being introduced, soy foods being repositioned in the marketplace, and new customers selecting soy for health and philosophical reasons. Read on to find out about what this increase in soy intake could mean for your health — in both positive and negative terms.
Make Room for Mushrooms, The Elixir of Life
“The Elixir of Life” and the “King of Herbs,” the mushroom holds it own in the world of medicine and healing. A fungus native to the region of Japan, used for over 2000 years, mushrooms have been used to flavor foods and provide excellent sources of amino acids, proteins, and iron.
Parabens: Paranoia or Fact? What You Need to Know Before You Use Skin Products
Parabens in skin care and parabens in makeup are a group of chemicals widely used as preservatives in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. Parabens are effective preservatives in many types of formulas. These compounds, and their salts, are used primarily for their bacteriocidal and fungicidal properties.