December 29, 2015

Life Over Cancer: An Integrative Approach To Treatment

Recently, Grace Mercado Ouano (Grace O), owner and CEO of three skilled nursing facilities in California and noted wellness and anti-aging cookbook author, hosted over 100 physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals at the third annual New Roads to Health events.  The seminars, conducted over three days and culminating at the Education Center at the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia, CA, featured Dr. Keith Block, Medical & Scientific Director at the Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment in Skokie, IL. Dr. Block is a medical doctor who during his 30+ year career has treated over 15,000 people with cancer. Dr. […]
May 28, 2014

Top Ten Foods to Help Prevent Breast Cancer

Cruciferous Vegetables:  These include broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, bok choy, mustard greens. They contain sulforaphane and indole-3-carbinol (antioxidants) and helps to convert unhealthy estrogens into healthy ones. No other group of foods currently has more scientific support suggesting it can help prevent breast cancer. For example, a study in China found cruciferous vegetable consumption was linked to better survival in breast cancer patients. Crucifers also help in the prevention of other cancers. Cherries:  Contain perillyl alcohol, a powerful inhibitor of many kinds of cancer. Cherries are rich in anthocyanins, which are potent natural anti-inflammatories and antioxidants.  One large study demonstrated […]