NATURAL COMPOUNDS FOUND TO INHIBIT CANCER INVASION – FLAVONOID ‘LUTEOLIN’ IN THE SPOTLIGHT!!

Compounds of natural origin could lead to new, innovative therapeutic agents for cancer. It has been shown that Luteolin prevents tumor development largely by inactivating several signals and transcription pathways essential for cancer cells.   Continue reading “NATURAL COMPOUNDS FOUND TO INHIBIT CANCER INVASION – FLAVONOID ‘LUTEOLIN’ IN THE SPOTLIGHT!!”

A NATURAL SYNERGY OF BOTANICALS – THE ACTIVATING FACTOR ‘MOPPING UP’ FREE RADICALS!!

The term “oxidative stress” is mentioned all the time in the realm of science and nutrition for very good reason, but it is not often clear what it means for your health.  In fact research indicates that oxidative stress is an underlying cause of cancer, so understanding and preventing it is a smart strategy for wellness. Continue reading “A NATURAL SYNERGY OF BOTANICALS – THE ACTIVATING FACTOR ‘MOPPING UP’ FREE RADICALS!!”

‘RESILIENCE’ BENEFICIALLY IMPACTING HEALTH OUTCOMES – ADOPTING A ‘POSITIVE’ OUTLOOK!!

There are individuals who seem to “bounce back” from negative events quite effectively, whereas others are caught up in negative emotions, seemingly unable to get out of this emotional cycle.   Continue reading “‘RESILIENCE’ BENEFICIALLY IMPACTING HEALTH OUTCOMES – ADOPTING A ‘POSITIVE’ OUTLOOK!!”

TAPPING INTO THE ‘HEALING POWER WITHIN’ – HOPE, FAITH AND PRAYER!!

Several studies have shown a link between patients with higher levels of spiritual well-being reporting better physical health.  The authors of these studies say religion and spirituality can help cancer patients find meaning in their illness and provide comfort in the face of fear.   Continue reading “TAPPING INTO THE ‘HEALING POWER WITHIN’ – HOPE, FAITH AND PRAYER!!”

THE ‘CONVENTIONAL WAY’ – HOW DO WE CONJ-OUR UP THE COURAGE TO ‘LOOK OUTSIDE THE SQUARE’??

Let’s face it, it’s never easy to step away from convention and something we have been indoctrinated to believe is tried and true, especially when we don’t know what else is out there!!  To go down a path less traveled often means to ‘go it alone‘, especially in the face of adversity, such as a cancer diagnosis, so how do we overcome these many obstacles and feel empowered to fully explore our options?? Continue reading “THE ‘CONVENTIONAL WAY’ – HOW DO WE CONJ-OUR UP THE COURAGE TO ‘LOOK OUTSIDE THE SQUARE’??”

‘MIND OVER MATTER’ INFLUENCING HEALTH AND HEALING – ‘LOVE IS THE DRUG’!!

According to researchers, the vast majority – a whopping 75-98 percent – of the illnesses that plague us today are a direct result of our ‘thought life‘.  Research shows that as much as 87% to 95% of mental illness are a direct result of toxic thinking – proof that our thoughts affect us all physically, mentally and emotionally. Continue reading “‘MIND OVER MATTER’ INFLUENCING HEALTH AND HEALING – ‘LOVE IS THE DRUG’!!”

ARE WE UNWITTINGLY FEEDING CANCEROUS CELLS – HOW DO WE ‘BREAK THIS VICIOUS CYCLE’??

Most people may be aware that cancer cells require large amounts of glucose to grow and divide, much more than normal cells, with lactic acid being a by-product of this fermentation process. As glucose is used for energy, the cancer cells then dump this lactic acid by-product back into the bloodstream before the liver converts it back into glucose.  This is known as the lactic acid cycle, being an important energy source for tumorous cells and therefore cancer growth. Continue reading “ARE WE UNWITTINGLY FEEDING CANCEROUS CELLS – HOW DO WE ‘BREAK THIS VICIOUS CYCLE’??”