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CLA inhibits breast and colon cancers

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), found naturally in meat and dairy products, offers several health benefits, including improving fat metabolism and insulin sensitivity and protection against heart disease and cancer. At the National Institute of Environmental Medicine in Stockholm, Sweden, researchers found that high full-fat dairy food and CLA intake reduces the risk colorectal cancer. Using [...]

Can calcium prevent colon cancer?

By | July 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Colon cancer is a leading cancer in men and women, especially in industrialized countries. Calcium is believed to be a protective agent for colon cancer because it may inhibit processes critical to the growth of colon cancer cells. Two recent studies support this theory, suggesting that increased calcium intake may prevent the growth of the [...]

Calcium lowers colon cancer risk

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

A University of Minnesota Cancer Center study found that women consuming more than 800 mg of calcium each day reduced their risk of colorectal cancer by as much as 26% to 46%. A 26% reduction in risk of colorectal cancer occurred regardless of whether the calcium intake was from diet or supplement. Among women who [...]

Nutrition Notes: Cut colon cancer risk

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

A new blood test for colon cancer risk may be on the horizon that measures levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), which is produced by the liver during periods of acute inflammation. High levels of CRP in the blood are regarded as an inflammatory marker. They are also associated with a greater risk of heart disease. [...]

Cancer Control: Soy in diet may be protective

By | June 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

A University of Missouri-Columbia researcher has shown that estrogen may protect against colon cancer, and that soy protein may help minimize the number and size of tumours that do occur. Ruth MacDonald, professor of food science, fed female mice five different diets, and then followed their progress for a year. Diet one was made with [...]

Calcium: Study suggests lower risk of colon cancer

By | June 23rd, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Taking calcium supplements is associated with a decreased risk of advanced colon polyps, according to a new study. Although high calcium intake has been shown to inhibit colon cancer in animal experiments, these effects have not been seen consistently in human studies. To explore in greater detail the chemopreventive effects of calcium supplementation, Kristin Wallace, [...]

Nutrition Notes: The Goods on Garlic

By | May 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Whether you’re a garlic lover or not, you can’t dispute that fact that this “fragrant” little bulb has a lot to offer in the way of health benefits! One of the most widely cited health benefits attributed to garlic is that it can lower blood cholesterol. According to a report in the Annals of Internal [...]