Cancer Nutrition

Cancer nutrition. Diet is an essential element in treating cancer. The individual who has cancer must eat right kinds of food before and after treatment. To guarantee that one is eating proper cancer nutrition, one must eat adequate amounts of food and drinks that contain main nutrients (like the right kind of vitamins, minerals, proteins, fat, water and carbohydrates). On the other hand, some patients find it hard to eat well due to the side effects of the treatment. The most common symptoms of this are: anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, constipation and vomiting. Mouth sores, pain and trouble swallowing are also included. Loss of appetite, smell, taste and ability to eat enough food are also affected. As a result of all …

Maca’s Many Uses and Benefits

Word Count: 630 Summary: Maca root grows in the mountains of Peru at high altitudes of 7,000 to 11,000 feet, making it the highest altitude growing plant in the world. Maca is a radish-like root vegetable that is related to the potato family, and is tuberous and spherical in form. Keywords: Maca, maca root, peruvian ginseng, maca benefits Article Body: Maca root grows in the mountains of Peru at high altitudes of 7,000 to 11,000 feet, making it the highest altitude growing plant in the world. Maca is a radish-like root vegetable that is related to the potato family, and is tuberous and spherical in form. The root itself is about three to six centimeters across and 4.7 centimeters in …

7 Secret Weapons to Win the War of Arthritis Inflammation and Pain

Arthritis is the #1 cause of disability in America today, impacting approximately seven million people. It is now one of the most prevalent chronic health problems. The estimated annual costs of arthritis to Americans are $15 billion in direct medical costs and $49 billion in indirect costs such as lost wages. Nearly 40 million Americans have arthritis, with 24 million of them being under 65 years old. Projected increase of arthritis by 2020 is 60 million in the U.S. alone. With over a hundred variations of arthritis, the most common one is osteoarthritis. It is a degenerative joint disease which is related to aging. The deteriorated cartilage that covered the ends of the bone in the joint cause’s loss of …

7 Reasons Low Carb Diets are Wrong

The human body is designed to run best on a certain type and balance of fuel. Unfortunately the latest low-carbohydrate fad diets are not fuel that the human body was designed to run on. Low – carbohydrate diets can cause several health concerns over time. Here are the top seven. 1. Gout Gout is a form of arthritis that occurs when excessive uric acid levels, start to crystalize in joints, leading to pain and inflamation. Uric acid is a waste product in the liver’s metabolism of protein. Excessive amounts of protein may lead to an inability of elimination of uric acid. The FAT LOSS COACH recommends you should not to exceed 1-1.25 grams of protein per lean pound of body …

7 Vitamins Every Arthritis Sufferer Should Know About

A deficiency of vitamins can lead to a variety of health problems, including some forms of arthritis. These organic nutrients are normal sourced through our intake of fresh fruit and vegetables. Due to the following factors, it is not always possible to get our recommended daily allowance (RDA) of vitamins: Poor soil quality Modern processing methods Popularity of ‘Junk’ foods As an alternative to getting your RDA through diet, many people now take vitamin supplements. The following list of vitamins are known to be especially beneficial to arthritis sufferers: Vitamin B5 – When grouped and tanked together, B vitamins work at their peak. They, and B5 specifically, are good for reducing swelling. Vitamin B3 – This vitamin reduces tissue swelling …