Posts Tagged "esophageal cancer"

Copper, Zinc, And Tumor Blood Vessels

Posted on Oct 4, 2014 in Research

Copper… Gorgeous on roofs and in sculpture. And I love skiing at Denver’s Copper Mountain. But copper in my cold water pipes or cookware? No thanks! For tumors to grow, they need blood and the oxygen that it brings. Avastin targets tumor blood vessel development, but the blood vessels then come back as soon as the Avastin is stopped. So, what else targets tumor blood vessels? Copper and Zinc To grow new blood vessels, tumor cells need specific growth factors. To activate, these growth factors have to bind to copper. Copper is believed to be a key switch that turns on tumor blood...

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Cancer Fighting Recipe: Apple Pie Smoothie

Posted on Nov 12, 2013 in Research

APPLE PIE SMOOTHIE INGREDIENTS 5 raw almonds 1 red apple 1 banana 3/4 cup Greek yogurt. (If you’re vegan, substitute coconut yogurt.) 1/2 cup dairy, almond, hemp, or hazelnut milk 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Saigon cinnamon has a richer flavor. Optional add-ins: scoop of neutral-tasting protein powder (e.g. whey or egg), 1 Tbsp of hemp seed or golden flax seed, 1 Tbsp bee pollen, 1 TBSP coconut oil. DIRECTIONS Place all ingredients in a blender. (Depending on how powerful your blender is, you may need to chop the apple and almonds into small pieces before blending.) Blend on medium-high for...

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Green Tea Decreases Risk of Gastrointestinal Cancers

Posted on Apr 15, 2013 in Research

In a study of 74,000 Chinese women, drinking 2 cups of green tea daily decreased the risk of developing gastrointestinal cancer by 21%.  This applied to cancers of the colon, rectum, stomach, and esophagus. Green tea did not decrease the risk of liver or pancreatic cancer. Naturopathic doctor Dr. Kaycie Grigel provides a helpful commentary on the article in the Natural Medicine Journal.

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