December 20, 2016

Zinc and Prostate Cancer

Zinc is a mineral found in trace amounts in the human body. It may be something that men should take in order to prevent prostate cancer. […]
December 15, 2016

Magnesium and Cancer

Magnesium is a mineral essential to many bodily processes. Several research studies have indicated an increase in cancer in areas of the world with low magnesium […]
December 15, 2016

Iron and Cancer Risk

Iron is a mineral the body needs to make hemoglobin. But does it cause cancer? Scientists are trying to determine that. One research article (1) looked […]
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

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 […]
October 18, 2016

Zinc and its Link to Breast Cancer

Zinc is a mineral found in poultry and red meat products. It can also be found in whole grain cereals, fortified cereals, nuts, beans, seafood, and […]
October 14, 2016

Magnesium and the Prevention of Cancer

Magnesium is an important mineral found in many fruits and vegetables. It is currently being evaluated as a way to prevent cancer. One review article (1) […]
October 14, 2016

Iron and Cancer Risk

Iron is an essential nutrient found in meat, spinach, dark chocolate, sunflower seeds, liver, clams, whole grains, nuts, beans, and tofu. It has been studied as […]
October 14, 2016

Iodine and Cancer Prevention

Iodine is a natural substance found in iodized salt and salt-water fish. It has been studied as a way to prevent cancer. One article (1) looked […]
October 14, 2016

Calcium and the Prevention of Cancer

Calcium is a mineral necessary for good bone density. There have been studies done on calcium and the prevention of cancer. One article from the American […]