Boost Breast Health with these Bust Musts

From the days of our ancestors, through the Renaissance and into the modern era, a woman's bosom has been an icon representing both nourishment and vitality. But the breasts are also vulnerable. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer and, each year, about 40,000 women die from the disease. From puberty through [...]

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Broccoli: Superhero of Vegetables

Shaped like green mini-trees, broccoli is the superhero of vegetables, containing a powerhouse of nutrients beneficial for digestion, heart health, and the immune system. High in fiber and vitamin C, broccoli is a good source of potassium, vitamin A and B6. Research has established that these nutrients, along with other compounds in broccoli, have anti-inflammatory [...]

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Nutrient-Rich Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)

Red Clover has a history of medicinal use that crosses continental divides. It is a native plant of the Mediterranean region, central Europe, the Far East, Siberia, and the Himalayas. It was eventually brought to England and America where its use grew from folk remedy to herbal medicine. Red Clover has been used medicinally as [...]

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Broccoli with Orecchiette

Pungent garlic and spicy red pepper are balanced by the light sweetness of green broccoli in this vegan dish. It also makes for a wonderful side dish with the fish of your choice. Ingredients 5 garlic cloves 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 (10-ounces) packages frozen chopped broccoli (do not thaw) 1 cup water 1/4 [...]

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Thermography

One key to breast cancer survival is early detection. And breast screenings remain the gold standard for that early detection, typically in the form of routine mammograms. However, often painful, and sometimes inaccurate, mammography has generated false-positive test results, leading women to unnecessary medical treatments. To counter this, an imaging test known as breast thermography [...]

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More to Love about Green Tea (Camellia sinensis)

Next to water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world. There are health benefits to drinking a variety of teas, and the more pure the leaf in your brew, the better. Green Tea leaves, which don't go through an oxidation process, have the richest nutrient profile. Public health scientists report that people who [...]

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