Pass It On: Links About Cancer 9-1-2014

 Pass It On: Links About Cancer

This post is part of a section on my blog called “Pass It On”. It’s a collection of links that I am currently not blogging about but only passing on to you for your reference. I’ll post into this section about once a month. If you find something interesting then…pass it on!

Natural Ways to Fight Cancer

Cancer death rates are twice as high where GM crops are used – Agricultural regions that see a heavy use of chemicals and in which genetically modified (GM) crops are grown have a cancer death rate twice as high as the national average, according to a report by the Ministry of Health of Cordoba Province in Argentina. Read More

BPA makes breast cancer tumors resistant to chemotherapy – Something as overlooked as bisphenol A could be a major player in most cancers. As a hormone disrupter, BPA inhibits the proper utilization of nutrients in important glands that regulate body functions. This can stress the cells. BPA is in many plastics and can leach from plastic bottles into the liquid, delivering BPA particles into the body. Read More

Eating Healthy – High fructose consumption causes rapid, extensive liver damage – Regardless of whether or not a person gains weight from it, consuming fructose was recently shown by researchers from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina to cause hepatic steatosis, a non-alcoholic form of fatty liver disease that in some patients can lead to cirrhosis. Read More 
Green tea compound again validated in the fight against cancer development – In addition to diet, there is an ever growing body of work that demonstrates how natural compound extracts including curcumin, resveratrol and EGCG from green tea can specifically target cancerous cells to increase oxygenation and restrict blood flow that help prevent and even treat certain forms of cancer. Read More

General Information

Toxic, cancer-causing PCBs still show up in everyday products – The Ecology Dept. tested 68 different products for PCBs and discovered the chemical’s presence at low levels in 49 different products, leading experts to suggest that the toxins are entering the market as a byproduct of manufacturing dyes and pigments. Read More

Colgate toothpaste chemical linked to cancer – …there is a chemical used by Colgate Total Toothpaste, which helps prevent gum disease, but can also cause cancer. That chemical is triclosan. In fact, many teeth whitening products contain the same dangerous chemical. Read More

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