October 14, 2016

Vitamin B1 and Tumor Growth

Vitamin B1 is also referred to as thiamine. It has long been found to reduce the growth of tumor cells. Some research, on the contrary, showed […]
October 14, 2016

Vitamin B and the Prevention of Cancer

Vitamin B is actually a complex of several different types of vitamin B. They are found in fish, poultry, dairy products, eggs, and meats. Some cereals […]
October 14, 2016

Vitamin A and the Prevention of Cancer

Vitamin A is a natural vitamin found in tropical fruits, liver, fish, bell peppers, cantaloupe, dried apricots, lettuce, winter squashes, leafy green vegetables, carrots, and sweet […]
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

Folic Acid and Cancer Prevention

Folic acid is a vitamin found in citrus fruits, juices, dark green vegetables, dried beans, lentils, nuts, and fruit. It is being studied as a possible […]
October 14, 2016

L-Tryptophan and the Treatment of Cancer

L-tryptophan is an amino acid that is essential for many cellular processes. It is an essential amino acid, meaning that the body cannot make it itself. […]
October 14, 2016

L-Glutamine and Cancer

L-glutamine is an amino acid used by cancer cells for fuel. Does this mean that L-glutamine is dangerous for cancer patients? Research is being done on […]
October 14, 2016

L-Carnitine and Organ Failure in Cancer Patients

Carnitine is an amino acid necessary for many biological processes. The usefulness of L-carnitine has been restricted to its potential to reduce organ toxicity in cancer […]