Archive for April 9th, 2009

 

DISEASE AND SURGERY – SOFT DRINKS AND CANCER; CAN YOUR UNDERWEAR KILL YOU; HOW YOUR DENTIST CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE

April 9th, 2009

A recent study found a significant correlation between an increase in carbonated beverage consumption and esophageal adenocarcinoma decades later. In the past 25 years, the number of cases of this cancer has risen by 570% among Caucasian men in the US—the group that consumes the most soft drinks. self-defense: Don’t drink more than 12 ounces [...]

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DISEASE AND SURGERY – THE SELENIUM SOLUTION – (IS SELENIUM PROTECTIVE AGAINST OTHER DISEASES AND CONDITIONS; DO MOST PEOPLE GET ENOUGH SELENIUM)

April 9th, 2009

Yes. Because of its beneficial effect on the immune system, it also helps fight infections. Studies conducted in China showed that supplemental selenium lowered the incidence of hepatitis B. In another study, people with Alzheimer’s disease had 40% lower blood levels of selenium than people without the disease. In addition to folic acid and vitamin [...]

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DISEASE AND SURGERY – THE SELENIUM SOLUTION – (WHAT ARE SELENIUM’S ANTICANCER ABILITIES?)

April 9th, 2009

No other element or compound comes close to selenium’s versatility of functions. My own research and that of other investigators—conducted on cells in animals and epidemiological studies—suggests that adequate selenium intake helps to reduce the risk of developing most major forms of cancer, including malignancies of the breast, lung, prostate, colon, rectum, stomach, ovary, pancreas, [...]

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DISEASE AND SURGERY – THE SELENIUM SOLUTION (WORKING IN THE BODY)

April 9th, 2009

How else does selenium work in the body? Twenty-five selenoenzymes have been discovered so far, but the functions of only some have been identified. One group of selenoenzymes converts the inactive thyroid hormone T4 into T3, its active form. For this reason, the thyroid gland is particularly rich in selenium. High levels of selenoenzymes have [...]

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DISEASE AND SURGERY – THE SELENIUM SOLUTION

April 9th, 2009

Ask a health-conscious adult to name the key nutrients that are necessary for optimum health, and you’re likely to hear vitamins, such as Ñ and E, and minerals, including calcium and iron. How many people would name selenium? Not many. Few people are aware of the disease-fighting powers of this essential nutrient. What is selenium, [...]

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