by Rika Keck, ACN, Adv. MT, HLC
Having attended various 'Clinical Approaches to Cancer' symposiums, it is very clear that whole food nutrition, nutritional (non-synthetic!) and botanical supplementation support the individual - without adversely affecting treatment, or sometimes enhancing medical treatment if that is desired...
Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Cancer has been a hot topic on the news lately, with the recent decision of Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy and Pierce Brosnan's daughter's recent death of ovarian cancer. Just as important as the path you have chosen for treatment there are many other ways to support and heal the body during time of stress. Rika Keck, has written a personal letter from her heart on other modalities to support yourself or a loved one.
by Therese Johnson
Alzheimer's disease accounts for more than half of all organically caused memory loss and it is the fourth leading cause of death in the aged following heart disease, cancer and stroke. It is a disorder of the brain, causing damage to brain tissue over a period of time. Alzheimer's causes a global loss of intellectual abilities, which is severe enough to interfere with daily functioning...
by Heather Casto
Blueberries are extremely rich in antioxidants. The dark purple pigment in blueberries contain a phytonutrient known as anthocyanin. This helps reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol. Anthocyanin also enhances the vitamin C content of the berry and helps strengthen cardiovascular health, cancer and diabetes among others...
Editor's Note from Neda Smith: Since the 1970's there has been a lot of controversy about high cholesterol foods and their affects on the body. There is now evidence showing that Statin pills can cause cancer, especially skin cancer. Since Statins have been on the market there has also been a rise of skin cancer. Here is a short excerpt on the movie Statin Nation. It is definitely worth it.
by Cynthia Lindner, MS, CH
Much attention has recently been paid by the media to the issue of obesity, and it has been said that in the United States obesity has reached epidemic proportions. Roughly two thirds of Americans are overweight and our children are developing disorders such as type II diabetes and hypertension that were typically considered adult maladies linked with being over weight. Obesity is also linked to heart disease, stroke and several cancers...
Editor´s Note: Hypnosis is well known for being helpful with reducing weight, and this article discusses issues of emotional eating, and how that can impact weight management success. Hypnotherapy may be used to resolve the emotional issues while adopting healthy lifestyle behaviors.
by Robert F. Esterley III
My name is Robert F. Esterley III. My friend, Sherri Eberhart, allowed me the opportunity to create a healing space for her during the final months of her battle against breast cancer. Here’s our story...
Editor's Note from Sue O'Callahan: I love the idea of creating an Angel Room or other sacred spaces in the home. Just the thought of it soothes my soul. Robert Esterley designs with the sacred and spiritual in mind. In this article he shares the story of a dear friend's request to create an angel room in her home while bravely confronting breast cancer. Robert beautifully illuminates the powerful healing effect of the process and of allowing the divine to hold us in that space, no matter where we are.
by Steven Bloore, Certified Hypnotherapist
When someone is confronted by the specter of a cancer diagnosis, the fear of the unknown begins to take over, both for the patient and the family...Hypnosis is a powerful tool for creating new, more effective coping mechanisms to manage these stresses with a sense of control while in the healing process...
by Anna Hunt
Cross-posted from WakingTimes.com
An abundance of research is being conducted to help answer the question: is meat safe for consumption? Many medical professionals are keen to understand how a person’s diet can help improve the health situation in North America, which seems to be ridden with epidemics such as cancer, autism and diabetes. The results of many of these efforts are leading a growing number of people to switch to a vegetarian or vegan diet...
Editor's Note: Anna Hunt, contributing writer for Waking Times discusses in detail the pros and cons of eating a vegetarian and vegan diet. What I find intriguing about the article is how calories play a crucial part in the vegetarian and vegan diet. Find out how to consume the right proteins and why vitamin B12 isn’t the shining star it has been poised to be.
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