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Fruits, Vegetables, and Breast Cancer

You'd almost think that in their search for the latest breast cancer treatment, scientists recently discovered that fruit, vegetables, and fiber weren't good for women who have had breast cancer. But .
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Cancer-Fighting Wasabi

There is growing evidence that wasabi every day keeps the cancer specialist away. Wasabi is an aquatic vegetable in the same family as broccoli, cabbage, kale, and watercress. Like the other ..
(December 20, 2008)
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Cancer-Fighting Lingonberries

The lingonberry is a wild fruit of the far north, a staple of the diets of people in Alaska, Canada, Russia, and Scandinavia, a prominent ingredient in Swedish cooking. Lingonberry grows on dry ..
(December 21, 2008)
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Skin Cancer 101 - Recognizing Actinic Keratosis

It's the most common form of skin cancer, but most of us have never heard of it. A keratosis is a growth on the skin, and an actinic keratosis is a growth on the skin that is activated by the sun. ..
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Skin Cancer 101 - Antioxidants and Actinic Keratosis

Actinic keratoses (the plural of actinic keratosis) are those tiny areas of sun-damaged skin that can metamorphose from slightly pink, slightly pink areas of inflammation to full-fledged squamous ..
(December 29, 2008)
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Recognizing Basal Cell Carcinoma

It's the most common of all skin cancers. It strikes 3 out of every 10 women and 4 out of every 10 men in the United States. It is diagnosed 900,000 times a year in the USA alone. This most common of .
(December 29, 2008)
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Treating Basal Cell Carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma is the most common cancer, but it's also the most easily treatable. Simple procedures that can be done in a doctor's office are usually sufficient, but there are also measures ..
(December 29, 2008)
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Treating Rosacea Naturally

If rosacea has been a long-term problem for you, I strongly recommend that you invest some time with a physician with special expertise in the condition so that your unique symptoms can be properly ..
(December 24, 2008)
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Should Alcoholics Cook With Alcohol?

Many recovering alcoholics falter over the alcoholic beverages kept in the kitchen for cooking. Even foods cooked with alcoholic flavorings may be problematic. Foods retain from anywhere from 5 ..
(December 24, 2008)
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The Nutritional Problems of Alcohol Abuse

Care for a drink before your meal?" asks the waitperson. “Yes, but hold the food" is the increasing reply. The cocktail is enjoying a renaissance in our country as a sophisticated way to drink ..
(December 24, 2008)
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Nutritional Recovery From Alcoholism

During the first year of your recovery from alcohol, what you don't eat is probably more important than what you do. Eliminate table sugar, sweets, pastries, and soft drinks sweetened with cane ..
(December 24, 2008)
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Food As Aromatherapy

Is there a physiological explanation of why some foods are found in “fine dining" establishments and others are found in fast food places? Is there a relationship between the work you do and ..
(December 21, 2008)
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Nutritious, Delicious Watercress

Watercress conjures up an image of English nobles at high tea, nibbling tiny sandwiches of watercress and while balancing cups of tea. Although watercress sandwiches are commonly served at English ..
(December 20, 2008)
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The Lithium-Rich Tomatillo and Your Health

Do you enjoy salsa but want to try something different? Consider the tomatillo, the small, green, tomato-like fruit used to make green salsas in the American Southwest. And if you are treating ..
(December 20, 2008)
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"Ramen Eater's Syndrome" (Modern Beri-Beri) And How to Avoid It

Beri-beri once struck Japanese samurai with suddenness and ferocity. Causing loss of vision, tremors, violent mood swings, and confusion, this B-vitamin deficiency syndrome could result in death in ..
(December 20, 2008)
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The Nutritious, Delicious Radicchio

Radicchio is a slightly bitter leafy vegetable, an Italian chicory. In the United States, the better-known variety is the Verona, resembling a tiny head of purple cabbage, but farmers’ markets ..
(December 21, 2008)
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Purslane, The Omega-3 Rich Salad Vegetable

Purslane is a traditional Mediterranean vegetable also known as the garden flower portulaca. It is an intensely rich source of alpha-linolenic acid, which the body converts into the essential fatty ..
(December 21, 2008)
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Prunes - They're Not Just For Regularity Anymore

A prune is a dried plum. Most of the prunes consumed in the United States are prepared from a variety of plum called La Petite d'Agen, a tree native to southwest France. When it is harvested, this ..
(December 21, 2008)
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Pinones - Healthy, Tasty, American Treat

Pinones are the nuts of the pinon pine tree. Not the same as the stone pine nuts produced in Italy, China, and Spain, American pine nuts are harvested by hand every September and October in the ..
(December 21, 2008)
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Pineapple As a Health Food

The pineapple is a bromeliad the native peoples of Brazil and Paraguay who first cultivated it called “anana, " or “excellent fruit. " Highly regarded for its intense sweetness, the ..
(December 21, 2008)
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Papaya As a Healing Food

The papaya is a tropical fruit that originated in Mexico and is now found in every tropical country. Also known as paw-paw (Australia), mamao (Brazil), and tree melon, the papaya is a fast-growing, ..
(December 21, 2008)
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The Incredible, Edible Octopus

Eating octopus can lower cholesterol. Scientists do not know exactly why this occurs, but they do know there is some substance or group of substances in the protein of the flesh that stops the liver ..
(December 21, 2008)
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The Nutritious Stinging Nettle

If you have a garden or a lawn, chances are you have encountered stinging nettles. Their tiny hairs sting when you brush up against them and leave lingering burning sensation, making the plant a ..
(December 21, 2008)
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What's to Love About a Lima Bean?

The green, moon-shaped lima bean, also known as butterbean, is a staple of Southern kitchens. Available fresh in states in the South of the United States and canned or frozen elsewhere, lima beans ..
(December 21, 2008)
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Healthy Cooking With Lamb's Quarters (The Vegetable)

Lamb's quarters, also known by its less appetizing name pigweed, is an odorless, branching, annual herb, with stalked, opposite, simple leaves. There are many medicinal herbs that look like this ..
(December 22, 2008)
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