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Link Between Body Weight and Cancer

Posted by rosanne walsh on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, In : Cancer Prevention 
According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), there is growing data suggesting a strong relationship between excess body weight and increased risk of certain types of cancer. Current research, as shown in the infographic below shows the significant cancer risk of excess body weight, poor nutrition and physical inactivity. It also highlights ways to reduce that risk by following ACS guidelines for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. So next time you are thinking of losing weight to f...
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Rainbow Veggie Sushi

Posted by rosanne walsh on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, In : The Art of Healthy Eating 
Rainbow veggie sushi class with the kids today - made from red cabbage, pepper, cucumber avocado, carrot, and nori seaweed. Did you know nori is almost 50% protein and considered to be a great source of immune boosting vitamin C? A tasty multivitamin your kids will LOVE. Cancer prevention never tasted this good. And kids never ate nutrient dense raw vegetables this FAST!


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Nature is the Mother of Prevention

Posted by rosanne walsh on Friday, December 7, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 

There are many choices we are faced with daily that have the power to either cause or prevent disease. There are the obvious ones, such as conscious decisions we can make around abstaining from alcohol and cigarettes to keep our bodies free from the toxins that tax our systems and introduce harmful, cell damaging chemicals. Then, the not so obvious ones that many doctors or so-called health specialists don't promote  - especially when it pertains to food, our number one defense against diseas...
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Homoeopathic practitioner Dr Rajan Sankaran believes his field can work in harmony with modern medicine

Posted by rosanne walsh on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 

Looking beyond all doubt: Homoeopathic practitioner Dr Rajan Sankaran believes his field can work in harmony with modern medicine 

The following article has been re-posted from the Bangkok Times: 

 To those not familiar with it, the term homoeopathy raises either a mixture of suspicious disbelief or doubtful amazement. The alternative medicine, at times viewed as a kind of magic, is in fact capable of yielding positive results by providing holistic healing solutions. At least, that is according...
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Harmful Products Marketed Directed to Moms & Babies

Posted by rosanne walsh on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, In : Cancer Causes 

 It's bad enough that companies like Similac package, market and distribute formula products for babies that are filled with chemicals such as arsenic (from rice, especially brown) and harmful GMO-derived sugars, where even hospitals pass them off as not only safe for infant consumption but as "Closer Than Ever" to breast milk and as a "Complete Nutrition" alternative. But now they are seeking a bigger piece of the momma-directed marketing pie by launching a new product, “Similac Mom,” wh...
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Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Monday, November 12, 2012, In : The Art of Healthy Eating 

Hard to believe something so delicous and decadent  could be raw, vegan, gluten free, and so good for you. I definitely did not mind giving my girls this for dessert tonight. Avocados are high in oleic acid, (known to protect against breast cancer) folate (which helps prevent heart disease) as well as vitamin E- great for overall health. Dark chocolate and vanilla are both rich in anti oxidants, which helpt to defend against cancer. For a variation, layer with fresh berries and slivered almon...
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Tomato Chick Pea Bisque

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, In : The Art of Healthy Eating 

The American Cancer Society recommends legumes such as chick peas as a key food group for preventing disease and optimizing health - high in folate, fiber and protein, they are a nutritional staple in kitchens for many cultures around the world. According to the American Institute of Cancer Research, 3 compounds in chick peas (saponins, protease inhibitors, and phytic acid) may help defend cells from the type of genetic damage that can lead to cancer.  Dietary Guidelines developed by the U.S....
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Krazy about Kale

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Friday, October 26, 2012, In : The Art of Healthy Eating 
What’s green, curly, has cholesterol-lowering and detox benefits, and is known to fight at least five different types of cancer? KALE! True, all things Kale are a national trend right now - kale is popping up everywhere in the grocery store (in the freezer, snack aisles, beverage cases) when it was once relegated to the corner of the produce aisle or reserved just as a decoration on appetizer platters - who really thought to buy it much less eat it? Admittedly I am an addict and have fallen...
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Pesto: An Easy, Delicious, Versatile & Healthy Powerhouse

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, In : The Art of Healthy Eating 

Top 5 Reasons to Eat Pesto 
  1. It's Easy and Fun: No Cooking needed - just turn on your blender – you can even let your kids press the buttons!  
  2. Versatility: Add pesto to soups, use as a sandwich spread, mix with pasta or rice, add to dips, or top fish 
  3. Its Healthy:  Incorporates anti-oxidants from a variety of sources
  4. You Can Get Creative: Tired of same old? Switch out the type of green , nut and cheese and the possibilities are endless
  5. Raw Appeal: great way to sneak in raw veggies and nuts – w...

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The New Pink Lemonade

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 
Let's face it - kids are obsessed with pink lemonade. But for parents - this combination of high fructose corn syrup and pink chemical dye is not exactly what we want our children to be drinking regularly if we can help it. Both ingredients have their share of bad press regarding links to obesity, diabetes and cancer. Investing in a juicer has its perks when you can replicate colorful concoctions at home that are tasty and nutritious - what better way to sneak in whole, raw unadulterated vita...
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The Many Benefits of Acupuncture

Posted by rosanne walsh on Tuesday, October 16, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 


Acupuncture is over 2500 years old and is the oldest practiced system of medicine in the world. Acupuncture is practiced by one third of the world's population as their primary health care system. Because of its relatively low cost and non-invasive nature, it has become a highly popular form of complementary health care. Acupuncture can be used to treat the following:

  • Anxiety, stress, addictions, sleep disorders, grief and depression
  • Acute or chronic illnesses such as allergies, asthma, migrain...

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Download and Share - Kale Salad for a Cause

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 



 
There are only so many times you can make Kale chips - how about a raw Kale Slaw for a change? Made with ingredients such as carrot and red pepper which are rich in Lutein, which when ingested regularly is known for helping reduce ovarian cancer by up to 34%.

Discover this recipe, along with 49 other healthy and creative ways to prevent cancer - including free gourmet recipes and fresh tips all courtesy of Whole Living by Martha Stewart Omnimedia. Each time the electronic issue of Whole Livin...

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Ghost Toast- Easy Healthy Halloween Snack

Posted by rosanne walsh on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, In : The Art of Healthy Eating 

Spread cream cheese in the shape of a ghost onto whole grain toast for a healthy Halloween snack. Opt for organic cream cheese (or any dairy) when ever possible - studies from Harvard researchers show pasteurized milk product from factory farms is linked to causing hormone-dependent cancers. Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFO) model of raising cows on factory farms churns out milk with high levels of estrone sulfate, an estrogen compound linked to testicular, prostate, and breast ca...
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Steel Cut Oats for Breakfast for Efficient Digestion

Posted by rosanne walsh on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 

Ever try slow cooked steel cut oats? A must for breakfast for the whole family- healthy and delicious way to ensure efficient digestion - a must to keep colon cancers at bay. Use 1:4 ratio (oats to H20) and cook slow overnight for approx 8 hours.


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President’s Cancer Panel Warns Public of Chemical Dangers: Cancer Prevention Tips For Consumers

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 
Environmental Working Group's recent research has found that children are born "pre-polluted" with up to 200 industrial chemicals, pesticides and contaminants that have been found to cause cancer in lab studies or in people.

 

Here are some simple things you can do to reduce your exposures:

  1. Filter your tap water. Common carcinogens in tap water include arsenic, chromium, and chemical byproducts that form when water is disinfected. A simple carbon filter or pitcher can help reduce the levels of s...

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Eat Like an Italian and Live Longer

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, In : The Art of Healthy Eating 
Residents of Campodimele, a medieval village in Southern Italy, are famous for  their health and longevity. Campodimele – whose name comes from the Latin campus mellis, or ‘field of honey’ – is known to breed nonogenarians and centenarians. Their "secret"? Eating a varied diet full of organic local produce, remaining physically active through their lifetime, and living life free of stress (no rushing around here - just a daily routine of lingering over a nice healthy meal with family)...

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Health Benefits of Massage

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Friday, September 28, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 


Massage therapy is commonly identified as a luxury service - pampering for the wealthy and a waste of money to the frugal minded. However modern research is now extolling the benefits of massage therapy as means to reduce stress, eliminate toxins, ease pain, manage depression/anxiety, improve sleep, reduce inflammation, and strengthen the body's immune system - which when kept strong, is our best defense against life-threatening diseases such as cancer. Click here to read recent articles prom...


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Link Btwn Cosmetic and Cancer

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Saturday, September 15, 2012, In : Cancer Causes 
Disturbing that Estee Lauder blatantly touts their 19 year commitment to Breast Cancer Awareness and $8.5 million investment in research to date, yet their products contain many chemicals that are now being linked to its very cause.http://org2.democracyinaction.org/o/5500/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=4423
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Organic Is Still Best!

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Sunday, September 9, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 

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Vegetarians live longer and are less likely to die from cancer

Posted by rosanne walsh on Thursday, August 16, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 
According to research conducted by The Cancer Project, studies of vegetarians show that death rates from cancer are only about one-half to three-quarters of those of the general population. 
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Up to 75% of cancer deaths in the US can be prevented

Posted by rosanne spinali walsh on Thursday, August 16, 2012, In : Cancer Prevention 
According to a report published by the National Cancer Institute in 2010, up to 75% of cancer deaths in the US could be prevented simply by eliminating smoking habits, improving diets and increasing exercise.
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Rosanne Spinali Walsh Born and raised in the Boston area, I am a 1st generation Italian American, mother of two young daughters. After losing my husband and father to cancer, I decided to leave my corporate marketing career to launch a non-profit focused on promoting healthy living and disease prevention through nutrition. I am an AADP certified Holistic Health Coach and also offer programs geared towards weight loss for women.