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Diagnosis cancer: Therapy with the wooden spoon

on Wed, May 1, 2019 | By Barbara H. Kozak

Treating cancer patients is about fighting the disease and strengthening the immune system. The right nutrition can make a decisive contribution to this. In principle, the same nutritional guidelines apply, which are also useful for cancer prevention. Those affected should be guided by a full nutrition. We recommend a low-fat diet with plenty of whole grains, vegetables...

Nutrition Education: Children need role models

on Fri, Mar 29, 2019 | By Barbara H. Kozak

Based on the genetic and physiological foundations, a loving nutrition education determines the eating habits of children. The role model function of parents is just as important as natural development steps. As early as the tenth week of pregnancy, the unborn child develops first taste buds on the tongue and in the oral mucosa. From the 13th week, the taste buds mature,...

Making juices that are beneficial for our children

on Fri, Feb 8, 2019 | By Barbara H. Kozak

The young usually get fruit only after the 6th month of life. Then the parents begin to feed the first food. At this time, fruit juices in small quantities can supplement baby porridge. As a drink, they only play a role for about a year. Vitamin C-rich fruit juices should help ensure that the sprout is sufficiently supplied with iron. Because dietary vitamin C improves...

Secondary plant compounds: substances with many unknowns

on Mon, Dec 3, 2018 | By Barbara H. Kozak

Just a few years ago, nutritional science assessed phytochemicals as insignificant or even harmful. Today, research suggests that these substances prevent disease and are a necessary component of nutrition for the long-term maintenance of human health. Since the early 1990s, nutrition research has been increasingly concerned with phytochemicals. This interest is twofold...

Cancer: How Food Can Protect

on Sun, Nov 18, 2018 | By Barbara H. Kozak

The risk of developing cancer depends on several factors. In addition to genetic predisposition and age, nutrition and environmental factors such as smoking also play a role. Scientists estimate that by appropriate nutrition the risk for breast cancer can be reduced by about half. In the case of colon and stomach cancer, it can probably be reduced by up to 90 percent through...

The treatment against cancer that will replace chemotherapy

on Thu, Nov 1, 2018 | By Barbara H. Kozak

More than a century ago, New York surgeon William Coley observed that tumors with some infection tended to subside. Bacteria or viruses in the area where cells were multiplying uncontrollably alerted the immune system, which until then had not realized the anomaly that was occurring. Scientists believe that it is very possible for our defenses to slow down many tumors before...

Prevent Stroke with 6 Ways

on Mon, Oct 15, 2018 | By Barbara H. Kozak

Stroke risk tends to be higher in people who are elderly. However, stroke can approach anyone at all ages People with a family history of hypertension and stroke are also at high risk.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that stroke is the cause of the deaths of 140,000 Americans each year. Reportedly, every 4 minutes, someone dies because of...

Experts reveal 4 effective ways to lose weight

on Thu, Sep 13, 2018 | By Barbara H. Kozak

Losing  weight is something that some people might want to achieve. Some of them may follow certain diets or tips from dietitians.  Launching from Health, Tuesday (05/28/2019) here are four things that must be considered when losing weight . For those of you who are serious about looking slimmer, you must read. 1. Sleep Sleep is the most important thing to maintain...

10 foods that you can eat until you get tired and that are great for weight loss

on Sun, Aug 5, 2018 | By Barbara H. Kozak

Although there is no food that contains zero calories, there are many that can be enjoyed freely without having to worry about gaining weight. This is the opinion of American nutritionist Lisa Young, who says that these types of foods are classified in these two categories: fruits or vegetables without starch. “They are composed of water mostly, are low in calories...

Researchers Develop Poisonous Spider Mushrooms to Eradicate Malaria Mosquitoes

on Sat, Jun 9, 2018 | By Barbara H. Kozak

A group of researchers created a fungus that can remove spider poisons. This they do to fight mosquitoes that carry malaria . This mushroom called Metarhizium pinghaense can kill malaria mosquitoes without having to add poisons. In experiments carried out, they almost killed the entire population in 45 days. “We use genes that encode a single poison, one of...