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Do the men in your life know they can be diagnosed with breast cancer? Do men realize they have breast too?

On Father’s Day you’re probably thinking about the family of men in your life. In addition to your father or father in law or husband, you probably send wishes to sons, brothers, uncles, friends and neighbors. This Father’s Day would be a great opportunity to help make them all aware that breast cancer is not just a woman’s disease.

With conversations today about pandemics, race, equality, t...

Foods You Can Use In The Fight Against Male Breast Cancer

While the go-to cancer treatment options are usually surgery, chemo, and radiation, new studies conducted by Otto Warburg have shown that nutrition plays a major role in preventing the progression of breast cancer. This is a welcome discovery, since even though only 1 in 833 men get breast cancer, men diagnosed with the disease have a higher mortality rate compared to their female counterparts. This is because they often fail to seek treat...

On Father’s Day you’re probably thinking about the family of men in your life. In addition to your father or father in law or husband, you probably send wishes to sons, brothers, uncles, friends and neighbors. This Father’s Day would be a great opportunity to help make them all aware that breast cancer is not just a woman’s disease.

How many men are diagnosed with male breast cancer? The percentage is small, but is even a small number not important enough? Because it is few, does this mean we sho...

It's the Fall season with all the those beautiful colors! Let’s make great use of all those pumpkins!

What a wonderful time of year it is- Fall! With Halloween in the air and Thanksgiving on the way we are surrounded by pumpkins everywhere! From carved pumpkins that are scary, funny, pretty, painted pink and blue or relay messages we love seeing them all!

In addition to the emotional side –going to the pumpkin patch, the fun of carving or the family working on it together that pumpkins offer, it’s...

You’re eating healthier and you have made exercise a part of your day and or week, is this enough?  You’re on the way but we believe in added nutritional supplements for optimal health and wellness.  Our body needs fuel whether it’s food or supplementation and inferior nutrition sets us up for disease.

How much broccoli, brussel-sprouts, apples and blueberries (anythocyanins) can you eat in a day? Or can you drink enough red wine to reap the rewards of Resveratrol without becoming...

In Part 2 of our Healthy Lifestyle eating healthier is a great start but exercise is equally as important for your body and your mind.  In addition to getting those good endorphins flowing the list of benefits derived from exercise could fill this whole page! What’s most important is that some type of exercise is included in your day or week, even if that just means taking the stairs more often, parking your car further away and walking or taking time to stretch to keep flexible. Another words,...

December 21, 2010

It’s almost here and your week is filled with cheer! The parties, the celebrations, the warm wishes, the presents, and then there’s the food and the alcohol!  Are you aware of your guest needs?

Many people have food challenges whether it’s allergies, sensitivities, weight issues, overall health problems or just personal lifestyle choices such as a vegetarian.  A person whose focus is on Cancer can have several related concerns in addition to any (or all) of these other demands.

If c...

Our parents always tried to teach us to eat our fruits and vegetables and as hard as it may be to admit it- they were right!

As little as an apple a day may just be what you need to help fight cancer . Research from the Cornell University in Ithaca, NY have shown after several published studies there is growing evidence that an apple and other fruits and vegetables significantly inhibit in rats, the size of mammary tumors.  The importance of phytochemicals known as flavanoids which are found...

Don’t sweat about your deodorant!

You know you have many options regarding your deodorant; roll on, solid, pump, pine forest fresh scents to unscented! But when was the last time you read the deodorant ingredients?

First lets talk about the difference between antiperspirant and deodorants.

Antiperspirants usually contain chemical compounds that work to block the pores from releasing perspiration such as Aluminum and may include fragrance as well. This eliminates sweat and odor.

Deodorants may allow...

As a Male, one of the most important exercises you can perform for and on yourself is to do a self breast exam – yes men do have breast! We all hear women being told to examine their breast monthly but it is equally if not more important for men.  Since men are not prescribed annual or bi-annual mammograms no matter what their age, the closest thing to finding a lump or change in their breast is themselves.

Male Breast Cancer is often more progressed as well as more fatal since it is discovered m...

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