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Healthy Living Radio/TV Show with Sharyn Wynters and Mary Cordaro

Mary Cordaro, president and founder of Mary Cordaro Inc, is a healthy building and indoor environmental consultant, and a Certified Bau-Biologist. The German field of Bau-Biologie is the study of how the built environment affects both human and planetary health . Since 1989, Mary has been helping clients concerned about or sensitive to building and interior materials and systems. She troubleshoots and solves contaminant problems in existing homes.

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Juicing in the New Year

Do your New Year's resolutions include getting more kale and other greens into your diet to support your weight loss goals?  Maybe you've decided to start eating breakfast?  Whether you're looking for a vitamin-packed snack, quick meal, vegan workout fuel, you might be thinking of starting a juice cleanse.

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A New Year! A New Fitness Program!

Written by Yvonne Bishop

Walking, we’ve all done it.  But did you know that this simple exercise reduces your risk of breast cancer?  Several studies have shown a positive association between regular exercise and reduced risk of certain types of cancer. Now, a study from the American Cancer Society has determined a link between walking and reduced breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women.

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Can I take nutritional supplements during my cancer treatments?

Written by Dr. Nalini Chilkov

The answer is both YES and NO. Some nutrients and supplements offer support and may even reduce some toxic effects, while others may interfere with your treatments. Knowledge and guidance are required. Of course you should fully inform and discuss with your doctor and have an expert in nutritional and herbal medicine who also understands drug-nutrient and drug-herb interactions, along with interactions with radiation therapy, hormonal therapies and surgeries on your team to educate you and your physician.

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Walnuts | The New Breast Cancer Fighting Food

Written by Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Eating walnuts on a regular basis slows the growth of breast cancer.

Walnuts slow cancer growth  due to the presence of  powerful plant chemicals which include omega 3 fatty acids, antioxidants, such as gamma tocopherol, a form of Vitamin E, melatonin and phytosterols.  While all of  these plant elements have anti-cancer activity, it is the synergistic presence of all of these nutrients together that makes walnuts such a potent cancer fighting food.

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10 Tips for Boosting Immunity

Written by Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Taking care of your immune system is the key to getting well and staying well.  Incorporate these simple elements into your daily life and you will enjoy robust immunity and vitality.

Sleep Get 7-9 hours of sleep every night  (Talk to your health care provider about supplementing with Melatonin which also supports normal antioxidant function). Normal sleep cycle is linked to reduced rates of cancer.

Exercise Make Sure you get a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate exercise every day

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8 Steps To Fighting Colon Cancer Naturally

Written by Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Colon Cancer also known as Colorectal Cancer, is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined in the US.

Colon Cancer is considered a PREVENTABLE cancer. Why? Primarily because by changing our diet we can reduce risk dramatically.  And if we get regular screenings (colonscopy), we will be diagnosed only with precancerous or early stage cancer cells that are easily removed and treated.

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8 Steps To Fighting Colon Cancer Naturally

Colon Cancer also known as Colorectal Cancer, is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women combined in the US.

Colon Cancer is considered a PREVENTABLE cancer. Why? Primarily because by changing our diet we can reduce risk dramatically.  And if we get regular screenings (colonscopy), we will be diagnosed only with precancerous or early stage cancer cells that are easily removed and treated.

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Six Steps to More Energy and Less Fatigue

Written by Dr. Nalini Chilkov

If you are feeling fatigued due to cancer treatments or tired and wired due to stress here are the keys to nourishing sustained energy and vitality.

Eat Enough Protein Remember, that a lot of people who try to eat a healthier diet cut out or cut down on red meat and animal proteins, which is a good idea as eating a primarily plant based diet does reduce cancer risk.  But a protein poor diet puts you at risk as well.

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Healthy Resolutions for the New Year

Written by Naturopath Sharyn Wynters

What can you do to make 2014 the healthiest year of all?  Here are a few tips:

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