Asha sharing her experiences on healing herself from late-stage ovarian cancer at Rachna Chhachhi’s book launch Rachna had met Asha Venkat, 52 years, at one of our events, Health over Hospital in April 2019. Despite her chemotherapy, her vibrant and colourful bandanna caught Rachna’s attention. Subsequently, she and her husband came backstage to have a conversation with Rachna to begin her nutritional treatment. Asha … Continue reading Late Stage Ovarian Cancer Heals With Holistic Nutrition
Parul Thukral was diagnosed with breast cancer on August 11, 2017. She got married in December 2015. Since she is also BRCA 1 positive, she and her husband decided not to have kids in the future and focus on Parul’s health as well as reduce the risk of recurrence. After diagnosis, Parul underwent 12 weekly cycles of chemotherapy followed by another 4 fortnightly cycles of … Continue reading At 28, she fought stage 3 breast cancer within 10 months
This wonderful oil found in fatty fish has already established many benefits: it protects the heart, prevents atherosclerosis, reduces inflammation and pain, pacifies the brain cells… and now, adding omega-3 fatty acids (an unsaturated fatty acid of a kind occurring mainly in fish oils, with double bonds between the carbon atoms that are third and second from the end of the hydrocarbon chain) to anti-tumor medications could … Continue reading Yet another reason to have fish oil: cancer
From serious difficulty in digesting any kind of reading to now having a book at my side at all times, it was no surprise I walked into every bookstore on my never-ending journey back from New York to India. A particular book caught my eye at JFK airport, however not being the genre I was looking for or even inclined towards, I casually ignored it … Continue reading Are you making the most of your 1 to 400 trillion chance in life?
Have diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, spine issues, pain related conditions? An international team of more than 18 research groups has demonstrated that the compounds they developed can safely prevent harmful protein aggregation in preliminary tests using animals, as per the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). “Diseases caused by protein aggregation affect millions of people around the world,” said Gal Bitan, Ph.D., associate professor … Continue reading Bad proteins give you disease
Yes of course it’s a no-brainer. But some of us need research to prove it. So here it is: Men with a high fitness level in midlife appear to be at lower risk for lung and colorectal cancer, but not prostate cancer, and that higher fitness level also may put them at lower risk of death if they are diagnosed with cancer when they’re older, … Continue reading To avoid cancer and death, stay fit
Women have always had it tough. As if hormones blocking weight loss, making skin pigmented, hairfall more weren’t enough, now there’s the risk of cancer. Obese women have around a 40 per cent greater risk of developing a weight-related cancer in their lifetime than women of healthy weight, according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK. While we all know that our cancer risk … Continue reading Female? Obese? You’re at higher risk for cancer
This sunshine vitamin is getting more and more prominence. An extremely important vitamin for immunity, vitamin D deficiency has earlier been associated with heart disease, auto immune conditions and fatigue. Now, it’s role in stopping the progression of low grade prostate cancer has been proven, as per a study conducted by the American Chemical Society. In cases of low-grade prostate cancer, with Gleason scores of 6 … Continue reading Stop prostate cancer progression with Vitamin D
Brazil nuts, broccoli, chia seeds, brown rice, flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, shell fish… they’re all rich in selenium. And selenium has been proven to be a cancer fighting micronutrient as per a joint study conducted by Newcastle University,UK, the International Agency for research on Cancer (IARC-WHO) and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. As per this, higher levels of selenium are associated with a decreased risk … Continue reading Eat selenium to lower cancer risk
Lack of sleep has been linked to obesity and high risk of type 2 diabetes, apart from chronic fatigue syndrome. And now, less or erratic sleep is getting linked to increase in risk for cancer, as per a study by Scripps Research Institute published in the journal eLife. The study showcases that two proteins critical for maintaining healthy day-night cycles also protect against mutations that could lead … Continue reading Less, erratic sleep? You could be prone to cancer!