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Cancer

The PSA Test

More than 10,000 cases of cancer of the prostate, the walnut-sized gland that sits just below the bladder, are diagnosed every year in the UK. It is the second-most common cause of cancer deaths

Fiber: A Cancer-Fighting Champion

Fiber is a key player in the fight against cancer. But most Americans only consume about half the amount needed to effectively protect our bodies from cancer and other diseases. You won’t find fiber in cheeseburgers, grilled chicken, cheese, or any...

Grilled Meats and Cancer Risk

Health-conscious consumers often choose grilled chicken over fried chicken, but grilled chicken—as well as other grilled meats—can increase the risk of cancer. Researchers have known for years that meat-eaters have higher cancer rates, compared...

How Foods Fight Cancer

Did your mother ever tell you to eat your vegetables? Well, she was right! Healthy vegetarian foods are a powerful weapon in the fight against cancer. Fruits and vegetables contain a variety of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytochemicals...

Low-down on low-fat milk

For years, low-fat cow's milk has been enthusiastically promoted as the perfect health drink, providing adults with 'essential' vitamins and minerals, but without the so-called heart-unhealthy fat found in whole milk. However, new research suggests...

Our Partner, Probiotics

Probiotics, which contain millions of the 'good-guy' bacteria, have largely been billed merely as a way to keep the gut healthy. But the latest evidence suggests that the bacteria populating our intestines not only 'kickstart' the immune system, but...

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