This Breakfast Food Fights Heart Disease and Diabetes

Here’s some health advice that shouldn’t be too hard to follow, as it involves eating a delicious breakfast food: whole-grain cereal. Why should you start your day by eating a bowl of cereal?

Whole grains contain a number of special ingredients that could help lower the risk for Continue reading

Turmeric Fights Tumors

Turmeric, the spice that makes mustard yellow, has medical folks making plans for a new weapon in the war on cancer. An extract of the turmeric root contains the phytochemical curcumin, which has been shown to eliminate cancer cells from the body. And it costs as little as $8 to administer at levels that rival the effects of chemotherapy.

Turmeric, a perennial herb prized in Ayurvedic medicine, is also known as the gold-colored Indian spice used to make curry. Now, it’s winning renown as nutritional chemotherapy.

Growing Popularity

This low-cost, natural substance is taken by countless people every day to prevent cancer — and at chemotherapy levels to treat cancer in early and advanced stages without side effects.

Curcumin is one of hundreds of natural chemicals Continue reading

Green Tea Can Fight Genetic Defects and Tumors

Individuals with the rare disorder known as hyperinsulinism and hyperammonemia syndrome (HHS) ,lack the glutamate dehydrogenase (GDH) enzyme, leading them to have a hypoglycemic reaction to protein, which sometimes causes death.

Researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have found that green tea-derived compounds may not only help treat the disorder, but that blocking GDH using the natural substances could help to effectively kill tumors.

HHS patients lack the ability to regulate GDH, so the researchers conducted a study to see whether the plant compounds could help compensate for this. Their trial was successful, demonstrating that oral treatment with the green tea product  Continue reading