December 16, 2016

Vitamin B5 and Skin Cancer

Prevention Vitamin B5 is also called nicotinamide. It is currently being studied as a way to prevent skin cancer. One article (1) looked at vitamin B5 […]
December 16, 2016

Vitamin B and Prostate Cancer

Vitamin B is a vitamin used for many cellular processes. Epidemiological studies have been done on the risk of getting prostate cancer when a person eats […]
December 15, 2016

Vitamin A and the Prevention of Cancer

Vitamin A is an essential nutrient for various cell reactions. It is also an antioxidant, which means that it fights oxygen free radicals, which damage DNA, […]
December 15, 2016

Iodine and Cancer Prevention

Iodine is an important mineral that is found in iodized salt and ocean fish. It is important to the functioning of the thyroid gland. It is […]
December 14, 2016

L-Tryptophan and Bladder Cancer

L-Tryptophan is an amino acid found in many types of protein-rich foods. It is currently being studied as a possible risk for bladder cancer. One research […]
December 14, 2016

L-Carnitine and the Treatment of Cancer Cachexia

L-carnitine is an amino acid found in many types of protein-rich foods. It is currently being studied as a possible treatment for cachexia in cancer patients. […]
December 14, 2016

Fasting decreases Breast Cancer Risk

Fasting involves not eating for a long period of time. One type of fasting is not eating after the evening meal until breakfast the next morning. […]
December 14, 2016

Coffee and the Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

Coffee is one of the most commonly used beverages in the entire world. Some researchers are looking into the risk of pancreatic cancer and the drinking […]
December 14, 2016

Calcium and Cancer Prevention

Calcium is a dietary mineral found in dark green vegetables, cheese, yogurt, and milk. Certain grains, legumes, and nuts are also good sources of calcium. It […]
December 14, 2016

Apricot Kernels and Ovarian Cancer

Apricot kernels contain vitamin B17, which is also called laetrile. It is used in some alternative medical circles as a way to prevent cancer, including ovarian […]