Turmeric

Blood Cancer

WebMD.com defines blood cancers as cancers that affect blood cells and bone marrow — the spongy tissue inside your bones where blood cells are made. These cancers change the way blood cells behave and how well they work.There are three major types of blood cancer: Leukaemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma,These cancers cause your bone marrow and …

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Pancreatic Cancer

The National Health Service says:Pancreatic cancer is caused by the abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells in the pancreas, a large gland that’s part of the digestive system.It’s not fully understood what causes pancreatic cancer, but a number of risk factors for developing the condition have been identified, including:• age – it mainly affects people …

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Colorectal Cancer

Also known as Bowel Cancer or Colon Cancer The US Centers for Disease Control says:Colorectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the colon or rectum. Sometimes it is called colon cancer, for short.Sometimes abnormal growths, called polyps, form in the colon or rectum. Over time, some polyps may turn into cancer. Screening tests can find …

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Porridge with fruit

Breakfast

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”“Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.” But is this the best advice about breakfast? A study in 2016 published by the Nutrition Society provided some support, but was viewed by the National Health Service as needing more research. Research …

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Turmeric

Turmeric

Since going more or less vegan, I’ve been putting a pinch of turmeric in my breakfast cereal or porridge, every morning (along with a few spoons of flaxseed). That’s because I’ve seen so many news items and information in my reference books about the potential beneficial effects. The culinary powder I use is from the …

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