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Why Prebiotics Might Help During & After Cancer Treatment

“Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity.” – Hippocrates Carefully Considering What You Eat May Help You Through Cancer Treatment and Beyond With National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in full swing, there’s no better time to take a hard look at how treatment techniques during and after cancer have evolved and, in particular, how prebiotics may help. Cancer-related deaths are estimated to reach 609,880 people this year (2019), while an estimated 1,762,450 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society. 

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Breast Cancer Awareness & The Gut Microbiome: Fight Back With Food!

 “It’s not what you believe that counts; it’s what you believe enough to do.”  Gary Gulbranson Cancer prevention is still very much under investigation, but virtually all researchers agree that lifestyle choices can have a huge impact on the likelihood of developing this disease. For example, studies suggest as many 42% of cancer incidences and 45.1% of deaths are associated with potentially modifiable risk factors—breast cancer is no exception. In particular, it’s important to know how your lifestyle choices can influence the breast cancer and microbiome relationship.

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Are You One? National Cancer Survivors Day

Amazingly, there are almost 15.5 million of us now in the United States who have survived some type of cancer. I am one, are you? That fact is both a celebration and a challenge! Currently, the number of new cancer cases for every 100,000 people is 439, according to NIH statistics. In 2018, an estimated 1,735,350 new cases of cancer were diagnosed in the United States, and about 609,640 people died from the disease. Cancer mortality is higher among men than women (196.8 per 100,000 men and 139.6 per 100,000 women), ...

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