Genetics and Habits in Obesity

photo from pexels-andrea-piacquadio-3768146 Cause or Curse? I first heard the phrase, “Generational Curse” about 20 years ago and had absolutely no idea about what it was supposed to be. Turns out that there were people around me who believed that bad traits passed from one generation to another by some mystical means other than just…

Dudes, Moobs and Breast Cancer

Breast cancer in men is not too common, and only comprises one percent of total breast cancers. While the number of cases is small, they are rising as men keep getting fatter and fatter. Guys, we are not immune to it just because we have male genitalia that produces testosterone. In case you didn’t know…

No Hill For a Climber, Fight Back Damn It!

Cancers of all types are an evil bitch that will destroy your quality of life and rob you of every bit of your dignity if you allow it. Cancer is an equal opportunity offender and does not give a damn about your race, gender, sexuality, religion  or socio-economical back ground. Cancer does not give a…

State of Mind

Do you have a running reel of negative thoughts  and possible catastrophic outcomes playing constantly  in  your  head? So many  people  do. When we allow negative thoughts to loop continually we are causing a constant release of cortisol, our major stress hormone to be released. The health implications of this are huge. High cortisol levels…

The Role of Nutrition in Cancer Treatment

Wisdom You have heard it said that you are what you eat. While this is a definitive Truth, there is nowhere that this is more important than during cancer treatment. Proper nutrition can have great benefits for those engaged in the fight of their life with cancer. Stay Strong Muscle atrophy and malnutrition are common…

Cancer and Nutrition

Cause or Prevention? There are many factors involved in the development of cancer, some that we can control and others that we cannot. Genetics and environmental hazards are considered beyond our control, while our diet is almost completely within our control. While the science is not there to say that any particular foods definitely cause…

Colon Cancer Basics

I have personally known a few people who have passed away from colon cancer, and being as it is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States, odds are you also have lost a loved one or an acquaintance to colon cance. While nothing can guarantee you will…