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15 Cancer Causing Foods You Have To Stop Eating

You are likely aware that eating junk food is a major risk factor for cancer. But did you know that some so-called health foods are actually carcinogens in disguise?

Or that certain ingredients found in virtually all packaged foods present a serious health risk?

By being an informed consumer, we can help influence for good the types of products that end up on our grocery shelves, and enjoy better health to boot.

Read on to discover 15 very common foods known to increase cancer risk, along with some healthier alternatives.

1. Soda
Not only is soda jampacked with sugar – cancer’s fuel of choice – but it often also contains caramel color. This artificial coloring has the carcinogenic chemical 4-MEI as a byproduct. Laboratory tests show that 4-MEI shows up in sodas with caramel color.

Alternatives – Water is always best, but if you really crave the sweet, bubbly hit of soda, choose a natural brand without caramel color.

2. Grilled red meat
While a nice char on that steak may taste good, the …

Here’s How To Easily Take Care of Strep Throat

What is Strep Throat?
Bacterial infections in the throat are colloquially known as strep throat. The strep in the term is short for Streptococcus, a bacterium that’s the most common culprit for these infections. Although not a life-threatening condition, strep throat can cause a number of problems. The usual symptoms are swelling, inflammation, and pain in the throat, sometimes accompanied by fever, coughing, sneezing.

Strep throat doesn’t “discriminate” – it affects children and adults equally. It usually starts with mild symptoms which progress and will get worse if left untreated. In general, doctors recommend antibiotics for the infection. They might work, but they’re not the healthiest solution. Plus, why should you pop pills when there are many natural remedies that can help in the case of strep throat?

Natural Remedies vs. Strep Throat
Natural medicine has been making a great comeback in recent years, mostly because antibiotics are ineffective nowadays. People have used natural …

Do Not Use Ginger if You’re on These Drugs

Is Ginger Really That Healthy?
Ginger, the plant we often use as a spice, has been used in natural medicine for centuries. Mainly used to relieve digestive problems, ginger was also a remedy for inflammatory diseases, coughs, and colds. Although it’s still in use today in the form of supplements, the best way to benefit from the incredible plant is to consume it raw.

Numerous studies have proven that ginger is as healthy as “advertised”. You can drink ginger tea to treat coughs and colds in the winter and support your immune system. It’s a great preventive measure against all kinds of infections and inflammatory diseases and is quite a cheap remedy as well.

But, although it can do wonders for our health, doctors don’t recommend ginger if you’re already on certain medications. Ginger can interact badly with blood thinners or diabetes medications, so it would be wise not to use it if you’re already on them.

Type 2 Diabetes Medications
Instead of taking diabetes drugs, why not try with gi…

Combine Honey, Bananas And Water To Eliminate Bronchitis And Cough

According to many doctors, it can be pretty hard to treat bronchitis and chronic coughs, but did you know that there are some natural remedies which can really help?

Today, we’re offering you one of the best natural remedies against this conditions. It uses an ingredient that is known to be extremely powerful and very helpful against bronchitis and coughs.

The remedy is a combo made of bananas and honey and can be used by adults, but also children, because the flavor it has is great! It actually tastes delicious!

This tasty beverage can treat even stomach problems besides bad coughs, bronchitis and sore throat.

Here’s the recipe with the process of preparation!

You need:
2 tablespoons of honey400 ml of boiling water2 medium ripe bananas (possibly with dots)Preparation:
Take the bananas and peel them. Then, make a puree out of them using a wooden spoon or a fork. Metal shouldn’t be used because when bananas come into contact with metal they become dark.

Put the pureed bananas into a pot. …

This Sweet Potato Juice Will Clean Your Body And Boost Your Eyesight

What do you like more – sweet or regular potatoes? We guess it’s the latter. It’s not your fault – sweet potatoes are a criminally overlooked vegetable. It’s really a shame since they’re far healthier than regular potatoes and have numerous benefits for our health.

First and foremost, they’re home to a variety of vitamins and minerals. The nutritional profile of sweet potatoes makes them a perfect anti-diabetic food, but they’re great for your overall health, not just your blood sugar levels. And that’s only for starters – the benefits sweet potatoes offer are almost unmatched in the vegetable kingdom.

Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes
Most people don’t even know that sweet potatoes are full of vitamins C, D, and E. All three are extremely important for our health. Vitamin C is great for our immune system, while vitamin D is important for proper bone growth and red blood cell development and formation. Vitamin B6, on the other hand, keeps the levels of homocysteine in our blood low. If…

6 Warning Signs That Show a Stroke Is Coming, And It’s Really Important To Know Them

Cerebral Stroke is a leading cause of serious disability in the US. Each year, as high as almost 800,000 people suffer from a stroke, 700,000 of which are first-timers and in 150,000 cases, its a recurrence. But there are ways to prevent it if you are careful about a few things in your daily life.

Having a stroke is similar to a heart attack, but in this case, it attacks your brain. Actually, a cerebral stroke happens when some parts of the brain are interrupted and that makes our body unable to function normally. The affected part of the brain needs urgent medical attention as its important for the brain to get a continuous supply of oxygen to be able to function normally.

The symptoms of a stroke usually develop quickly but it can sometimes take hours or even days to notice that something is wrong. So, if you think that you may be experiencing any of these symptoms, it’s important not to ignore it, even if some of them don’t seem too serious.

1. High blood pressure
High blood pressur…