Some ideas to help reduce inflammation and the proliferation of tumors in your body:
*Consume more dark, leafy greens, cruciferous veggies, garlic, onions, turmeric, and green tea.
*Focus on organic, grass-fed animal products.
*Get more omega-3 by eating more fish, such as sardines, salmon, mackerel, as well as flaxseeds.
*Decrease your intake of vegetable oils, sugar, starches, and refined carbs. These foods are more inflammatory.
*Don’t smoke. Acupuncture can help you quit.
*Get a water filter or drink filtered water when possible.
*Limit your alcohol intake, a glass of red wine at dinner is fine.
*Avoid chemicals like parabens, phthalates, pesticides (round-up), insecticides, aluminum (antiperspirants), you can check this online database to see what is really in the products you use:
*Exercise, even if just gently, 20 minutes per day. Try to walk more.
*Get 20 minutes of sunlight per day to boost your Vitamin D levels, along with your mood.
*Manage stress through yoga, meditation, dance, sex, whatever works for you.
*Accept and express your emotions. We all have anger, fear, sadness, it is part of being human.
*Keep in touch with friends who you can talk to, laugh with, and offer mutual support during tough times.
~Thanks to Pamela Weintraub and her cancer-fighting article in the May 2013 issue of Experience L!fe magazine and David Servan-Schreiber, MD, PhD, who wrote Anticancer: A New Way of Life.