Anti-Cancer Strategies: How to Stock Your Plantastic Kitchen

anti-cancer dillToday, on World Cancer Day, go out and buy some cancer-fighting plants. Here are some musts for your anti-cancer kitchen: Continue reading

Fukushima Contamination Detected at Shoreline in British Columbia

For the latest news about Fukushima’s impact on the North American coast, follow Fukushima Inform, written by University of Victoria chemical oceanographer Jay Cullen.

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Satellite measurements of ocean temperature (illustrated by color) and the direction of currents (white arrows) help show where radionuclides from Fukushima are transported. Large scale currents transport water westward across the Pacific. Circles indicate the locations where water samples were collected. White circles indicate that no cesium-134 was detected. Blue circles indicate locations were low levels of cesium-134 were detected. Small amounts of cesium-134 have been detected in a water sample taken Feb. 19, 2015, from a dock in Ucluelet, British Columbia. (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


The purpose of this post is to report that for the first time ocean borne contamination from Fukushima has been detected at the shoreline in British Columbia representing the first landfall in North America. Citizen scientists collected the sample on February 19, 2015 in the town of Ucluelet on the west coast of Vancouver Island Canada as part of our partner program Our Radioactive…

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Authors retract green coffee bean diet paper touted by Dr. Oz

Anti-Cancer News: Authors Retract Green Coffee Bean Paper

Retraction Watch

green coffee beanTwo authors of a 2012 paper sponsored by a company that made grand claims about green coffee bean abstract’s abilities to help people lose weight have retracted it. The study was cited by The Dr. Oz Show, and last month it cost the company a $3.5 million settlement with the Feds.

Here’s the notice for “Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, linear dose, crossover study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of a green coffee bean extract in overweight subjects,” a paper originally published in Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity: Targets and Therapy:

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Anti-Cancer Outrage: Thirdhand Smoke

anti-cancer outrage and my mom, may she rest in peaceEvery so often in this anti-cancer blog, the science propels us to deviate from our nutrition and cancer focus and report to you on compelling research.  

Remember secondhand smoke—the kind you get from nearby smokers? Now it turns out that thirdhand smoke, which clings to surfaces long after the source has departed, is also deadly—maybe even more so. Continue reading

Anti-Cancer News: Did you see the New York Times?

Green Beans with Brazil Nut- Garlic PasteDear followers,

Had to share this news with you: My latest anti-cancer article for Zester Daily made the New York Times! Continue reading

Anti-Cancer Strategies: Bring on the Leftover Carbs!

Leek and turnip soup

Want to sneak a few satisfying starches into your anti-cancer diet– say some hot, mushy sweet potatoes 

Here’s how:

 

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