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Soursop (Guanabana) – A Cancer Killing Fruit?

In Alternative Medicine by Olivia AmitranoLeave a Comment

Guanabana (aka Soursop) showed up at my local smoothie stand today! I have a #storytime for you about this fruit before we go into the facts. Exactly 2 years ago tomorrow (funny how things come back into your life), I met a man who sold manufacturing equipment to pharmaceutical companies. We were looking to buy a capsule machine for our …

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3 Cancer-Fighting, Immune-Boosting Mushrooms That Can Change the World

In Alternative Medicine by Olivia AmitranoLeave a Comment

The mighty mushroom is something that I believe will one day save the world. Sounds dramatic, but did you know that mushrooms can literally eat the plastic waste that’s overwhelming our oceans and landfills? The scary truth is that no one knows quite how long it takes plastic to break down in the environment. It could be anywhere from hundreds …

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How Overeating Leads to Colon Cancer

In Health, Nutrition by Jessica Peatross, MDLeave a Comment

It’s all about the gut-brain axis…your gut carries the majority of your immune cells and serotonin neurotransmitters. Food quite literally controls our brains and moods. A new study published in the Cancer Research journal finally answers the link between obesity and colon cancer. Doctors have noted for years that colon cancer sufferers often have decreased dietary fiber, increased carbohydrate consumption …

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Herbal Tea – The Amazing Benefits

In Alternative Medicine, Health, Nutrition by Gus VogtLeave a Comment

Drink your medicine! Herbal tea has been used in alternative medicine to treat everything from cancer to constipation for thousands of years. Not only is a warm cup of tea great tasting, but studies have shown that tea may protect against heart disease, Alzheimer’s and many types of cancer and other diseases. Certain herbal teas can even boost the immune …

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The Pesky Pests That Cause Disease: What You Can Do About It

In Alternative Medicine, Health by Jessica Peatross, MDLeave a Comment

How Does an Acute Infection Produce a Chronic Problem? In the age of awakening, it seems everyone is finding their own personal truth about health and productive life changes. It is quite frustrating that often even with the strictest of GMO free, organic, gluten free, vegan or vegetarian diet, we are still unable to overcome some persistent health issues. Most …

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The Secret to Staying Healthy: The Lymphatic System

In Alternative Medicine, Health, Nutrition by Jessica Peatross, MDLeave a Comment

Let’s talk about the sewer system of your body. Yes! Do you know about the amazing lymphatic system? Really, it is too important not to teach people before society’s toxic, consumerist products overwhelm this important detoxification system. I’m always preaching about the gut and how 80% of our immune cells are contained there. They’re contained in GALT, or Gut Associated …

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How I Became Cancer-Free Using the Breuss Juice Treatment

In Alternative Medicine, Health, Nutrition by Joan Shields, RN4 Comments

In 2005 I was diagnosed with “CML” a chronic form of leukemia. I was 43 and back at school interning as a Geriatric Care Manager. My health coverage was my husband’s which was a moderate amount provide by the FDNY. I had traditional diagnostic testing & treatments: bone marrow taps from my hip, chemo, prednisone & narcotic pain medication. I also …