Woktoss http://woktoss.com Optimize Nutrition, Minimize Cancer Sat, 09 Dec 2017 12:44:22 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.1 营养和癌症信息图表 (83 Visual Infographics on Nutrition and Cancer) http://woktoss.com/featured-articles/66-visual-infographics-on-nutrition-and-cancer/ Tue, 30 Aug 2016 05:00:46 +0000 http://woktoss.com/?p=14354 Over 80 beautifully crafted infographics that reveal eye-catching information on nutritional and cancer-related data. Information graphics (or infographics) are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. They present complex information quickly and clearly.

 

 

  1. Part One: Nutrition
  2. Part Two: Cancer

 

sources: visual.ly

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卵巢癌的事实 (Get the Facts About Ovarian Cancer) http://woktoss.com/featured-articles/%e5%85%b3%e4%ba%8e%e5%8d%b5%e5%b7%a2%e7%99%8c%e7%9a%84%e4%ba%8b%e5%ae%9e-get-the-facts-about-ovarian-cancer/ Sat, 08 Aug 2015 05:57:32 +0000 http://www.woktoss.com/?p=12826

Ovarian Cancer: The Basics

 

Each year, more than 21,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and the diagnosis can be a scary one. The disease is often thought of as a “silent killer” — by the time it produces noticeable symptoms, the cancer is usually in a more advanced and less treatable stage. As a result, the disease is the fifth most common cause of cancer-related deaths among women.

The key to lowering that number? Early detection. 94% of women whose disease is caught in its early stages are still alive five years later. So get educated. Read on to learn how to spot the warning signs of the disease and what you can do to reduce your risk.

 

 

What Is Ovarian Cancer?

 

Ovarian cancer develops in the ovaries. The ovaries are the female reproductive glands that produce eggs for fertilization, and the hormones estrogen and progesterone.Almost all ovarian tumors are epithelial ovarian carcinomas — cancerous tumors that grow from the cells on the outer surface of the ovary.Some epithelial tumors are known as tumors of low malignant potential, or LMP tumors. LMP tumors grow and spread slowly, are not always cancerous and are generally considered less life-threatening than regular epithelial masses.

 

 

 

 

 Recognizing the Symptoms

 

Ovarian cancer can be hard to detect in its earliest stages — doctors still aren’t sure what causes the disease and it has symptoms that are easily attributed to less serious health problems. Common symptoms (lasting over 2 weeks) include:
  • Abdominal pain, pelvic pressure or bloating
  • Difficulty eating, or feeling full very quickly during meals
  • Changes to urinary behavior or bowel habits (you may have to use the restroom more often or feel a greater sense of urgency before you do)
Update: For women over the age of 50, recent findings show that ovarian cancer doesn’t start in the ovaries, but in the Fallopian tubes. 

Listen to audio clip below

 

 

Determining Your Risk: Age

 

Because the symptoms can be so hard to spot, it’s important to know if you are at an increased risk for developing the disease.

A woman’s age is directly connected to her chances of developing ovarian cancer. Nearly half of the women who are diagnosed with the disease are over the age of 63; the disease is rare in women under 40. Women over the age of 50 are ten times more likely to develop ovarian cancer.
 

 

 

 

 

Determining Your Risk: Hormone Therapy

 

Some studies have shown that taking estrogen after menopause may increase the risk of contracting ovarian cancer; this seems especially true for women who take estrogen without progesterone for at least 5 to 10 years. Doctors are still researching why exactly hormone therapy raises the risk, as well as whether women who take both estrogen and progesterone after menopause are also at an increased risk.
 

  

 

 

 

Determining Your Risk: Obesity

 

A woman’s chances of developing ovarian cancer are strongly connected to her weight. Very overweight or obese women not only have an increased risk of contracting the disease, but also of dying from the disease.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Determining Your Risk: Personal and Family History

 

Women who have a family history of ovarian cancer, breast cancer or colon cancer (on the maternal or paternal side) may have a higher risk of developing ovarian cancer.

Doctors also believe that some women inherit changed or mutated genes that make them more susceptible to developing ovarian cancer. Inheriting changes to the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes (which are known as tumor suppressors) can increase your risk.

Women who have an increased familial risk should talk to their doctor about genetic testing and strategies for prevention.

 

 

 

 

Difficulties Detecting Ovarian Cancer

 

Because doctors still aren’t sure exactly what causes ovarian cancer, it’s a difficult disease to detect. Pap smears may be the go-to test for detecting cervical cancer, but they aren’t effective in screening for ovarian cancer. And routine pelvic exams often don’t uncover any signs of the disease.

 

   

 

 

 

When to See a Specialist

 

If you’ve undergone the screening tests, or your doctor has a reason to believe you might have ovarian cancer, he or she will probably recommend you see a gynecologic oncologist, an OB/GYN who specializes in dealing with the disease.

According to the American Cancer Society, ovarian cancer patients who are treated by such specialists live longer than those who are not.

 

 

 

 

 

Determining Your Diagnosis

 

X-rays, CT scans or ultrasounds can find potentially cancerous masses and determine whether or not the disease has spread. Your doctor will then perform a biopsy — a surgery to remove any suspicious masses, which will be sent to a lab for diagnosis.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deciphering the Different Stages

 

The results of the biopsy, along with the screening tests, will enable your doctor to classify the cancer into one of four stages.

Stage 1: Cancer is contained within one or both ovaries.

Stage 2: Cancer has spread (also called metastasized) to organs within the pelvis.

Stage 3: Cancer has spread outside of the pelvis, usually to the abdomen or lymph nodes.

Stage 4 (most advanced): Cancer has spread to distant organs like the liver or the lungs.

 

 

 Treatment: Surgery

 

Surgery is the first step in treating ovarian cancer. Surgery is performed to remove as much of the cancer as possible. The extent of the surgery usually depends on the stage of the cancer. If the cancer is advanced, it may be necessary to remove the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and surrounding tissues during surgery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Treatment: Chemotherapy

 

Chemotherapy is usually the next step — sending potent drugs into the body, either orally or through an IV, to kill cancer cells.

But chemo can also damage healthy cells. So researchers are looking at a new approach called targeted therapy — drugs that kill cancer cells but minimize damage to normal cells. Research is still in the testing phase, and the FDA has not yet approved a targeted therapy drug to treat ovarian cancer.

 

 

 

 

 

Prevention: Awareness

 The subtle symptoms of the disease can make early detection difficult — but not impossible. Make an effort to tune in to your body. If you experience any common symptoms that seem worse than usual or last for a couple of weeks, make your doctor aware of your concerns.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prevention: Have Children

 

Having children can reduce a woman’s risk of ovarian cancer, with each pregnancy lowering the risk further. Breastfeeding may also decrease the chances of developing the disease. Both pregnancy and breastfeeding increase the amount of the hormone progesterone in the body. Progesterone helps to shed abnormal cells from the surface of the ovaries.
 

 

 

 

 

 

Prevention: Take the Pill

 

Women who take birth control pills for at least five years are approximately 50 percent less likely to get the disease compared to women who have never taken oral contraceptives. Like pregnancy, oral contraceptives prevent ovulation. Some doctors think that ovulating less stops the cells on the ovaries from growing and dividing, and may help prevent ovarian cancer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prevention: Surgery

 

There are surgical options that may reduce the risk of ovarian cancer — tubal ligation (tying the fallopian tubes) or a hysterectomy(removal of the uterus). However, doctors usually only recommend these procedures for patients who are at high risk of developing the disease, and have other medical complications that would warrant the surgery.For women over 40 who have gone through menopause, removal of the ovaries is also an option. Experts recommend discussing the pros and cons of surgery with your doctor before making a decision.

 

 

 

 

 

Prevention: Eat Healthier

 

  While the results of studies that examine the connection between a low-fat diet and reduced risk of ovarian cancer have been mixed, the American Cancer Society recommends a diet rich in fruits, veggies and whole grains, and low in red and processed meats to keep your body running at its best. Though this website point to many studies that argue red meat and animal proteins should be eliminated entirely from one’s diet.

 

 

 

 
 

  source: medhelp.org


Fighting Cancer by the Plateful

 

No single food can reduce your risk of cancer, but the right combination of foods may help make a difference. At mealtimes, strike a balance of at least two-thirds plant-based foods and no more than one-third animal protein. This “New American Plate” is an important cancer fighting tool, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research. Check out better and worse choices for your plate.

 

Fighting Cancer With Color

 

Fruits and vegetables are rich in cancer-fighting nutrients — and the more color, the more nutrients they contain. These foods can help lower your risk in a second way, too, when they help you reach and maintain a healthy body weight. Carrying extra pounds increases the risk for multiple cancers, including colon, esophagus, and kidney cancers. Aim for at least five servings a day, prepared in a healthy way.

 

The Cancer-Fighting Breakfast

 

Folate is an important B vitamin that may help protect against cancers of the colon, rectum, and breast.  You can find it in abundance on the breakfast table. Fortified breakfast cereals and whole wheat products are good sources of folate. So are orange juice, melons, and strawberries.

 

More Folate-Rich Foods

 

Other good sources of folate are asparagus and eggs. You can also find it in chicken liver, beans, sunflower seeds, and leafy green vegetables like spinach or romaine lettuce. According to the American Cancer Society, the best way to get folate is not from a pill, but by eating enough fruits, vegetables, and enriched grain products.

 

 

Pass Up the Deli Counter

 

An occasional Reuben sandwich or hot dog at the ballpark probably isn’t going to hurt you. But cutting back on processed meats like bologna, ham, and hot dogs may help lower your risk of colorectal and stomach cancers. Also, eating meats that have been preserved by smoking or with salt raises your exposure to agents that can potentially cause cancer.

 

Cancer-Fighting Tomatoes

 

Whether it’s the lycopene — the pigment that gives tomatoes their red color — or something else isn’t clear. But some studies have linked eating tomatoes to reduced risk of several types of cancer, including prostate cancer. Studies also suggest that processed tomato products such as juice, sauce, or paste increase the cancer-fighting potential.

 

 

 Tea’s Anticancer Potential

 

Even though the evidence is still spotty, tea, especially green tea, may be a strong cancer fighter. In laboratory studies, green tea has slowed or prevented the development of cancer in colon, liver, breast, and prostate cells. It also had a similar effect in lung tissue and skin. And in some longer term studies, tea was associated with lower risks for bladder, stomach, and pancreatic cancers.

 

Grapes and Cancer

 

Grapes and grape juice, especially purple and red grapes, contain resveratrol. Resveratrol has strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. In laboratory studies, it has prevented the kind of damage that can trigger the cancer process in cells. There is not enough evidence to say that eating grapes or drinking grape juice or wine can prevent or treat cancer.

 

Limit Alcohol to Lower Cancer Risk

 

Cancers of the mouth, throat, larynx, esophagus, liver, and breast are all linked with drinking alcohol. Alcohol may also raise the risk for cancer of the colon and rectum. The American Cancer Society says that even the suggested daily limit of two drinks for men and one for women elevates the risk. Women at higher risk for breast cancer may want to talk with a doctor about what amount of alcohol, if any, is safe based on their personal risk factors.

 

Water and Other Fluids Can Protect

 

Water not only quenches your thirst, but it may protect you against bladder cancer. The lower risk comes from water diluting concentrations of potential cancer-causing agents in the bladder. Also, drinking more fluids causes you to urinate more frequently. That lessens the amount of time those agents stay in contact with the bladder lining.

 

 

The Mighty Bean

 

Beans are so good for you, it’s no surprise they may help fight cancer, too. They contain several potent phytochemicals that may protect the body’s cells against damage that can lead to cancer. In the lab these substances slowed tumor growth and prevented tumors from releasing substances that damage nearby cells.

 

 

The Cabbage Family vs. Cancer

 

Cruciferous vegetables include broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, and kale. These members of the cabbage family make an excellent stir fry and can really liven up a salad. But most importantly, components in these vegetables may help your body defend against cancers such as colon, breast, lung, and cervix.

 

Dark Green Leafy Vegetables

 

Dark green leafy vegetables such as mustard greens, lettuce, kale, chicory, spinach, and chard have an abundance of fiber, folate, and carotenoids. These nutrients may help protect against cancer of the mouth, larynx, pancreas, lung, skin, and stomach.

 

Protection From an Exotic Spice

 

Curcumin is the main ingredient in the Indian spice turmeric and a potential cancer fighter. Lab studies show it can suppress the transformation, proliferation, and invasion of cancerous cells for a wide array of cancers.

 

Cooking Methods Matter

 

How you cook meat can make a difference in how big a cancer risk it poses. Frying, grilling, and broiling meats at very high temperatures causes chemicals to form that may increase cancer risk. Other cooking methods such as stewing, braising, or steaming appear to produce fewer of those chemicals. And when you do stew the meat, remember to add plenty of healthy, protective vegetables.

 

A Berry Medley With a Punch

 

Strawberries and raspberries have a phytochemical called ellagic acid. This powerful antioxidant may actually fight cancer in several ways at once, including deactivating certain cancer causing substances and slowing the growth of cancer cells.

 

 

Blueberries for Health

 

 

The potent antioxidants in blueberries may have wide value in supporting our health, starting with cancer. Antioxidants fight cancer by ridding the body of free radicals before they can do their damage to cells. Try topping oatmeal, cold cereal, yogurt, even salad with blueberries to boost your intake of these healthful berries.

 

Pass on the Sugar

 

Sugar may not cause cancer directly. But it may displace other nutrient-rich foods that help protect against cancer. And it increases calorie counts, which contributes to overweight and obesity. Excess weight can be a cancer risk. Fruit offers a sweet alternative in a vitamin-rich package.

 

Don’t Rely on Supplements

 

Vitamins may help protect against cancer. But that’s when you get them naturally from food. Both the American Cancer Society and the American Institute for Cancer Research emphasize that getting cancer-fighting nutrients from foods like nuts, fruits, and green leafy vegetables is vastly superior to getting them from supplements. Eating a healthy diet is best.
source: WebMD

Ovarian Cancer Infographics:

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最佳抗癌食物 (WebMD’s: Top Cancer-Fighting Foods) http://woktoss.com/featured-articles/webmd-cancer-fighting-foods-diet-to-help-prevent-cancer/ Sun, 08 Mar 2015 10:42:52 +0000 http://woktoss.com/?p=13713 You can’t control your genetic risk, but you can control what and how you eat. Find out what foods and what approaches to eating…

WebMD is a leading internet health portal in the United States, providing valuable health information, tools for managing health, and support to those who seek information. WebMD is a trusted site with over 80 million visitors per month.


Fighting Cancer by the Plateful

 

No single food can reduce your risk of cancer, but the right combination of foods may help make a difference. At mealtimes, strike a balance of at least two-thirds plant-based foods and no more than one-third animal protein. This “New American Plate” is an important cancer fighting tool, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research. Check out better and worse choices for your plate.

 

Fighting Cancer With Color

 

Fruits and vegetables are rich in cancer-fighting nutrients — and the more color, the more nutrients they contain. These foods can help lower your risk in a second way, too, when they help you reach and maintain a healthy body weight. Carrying extra pounds increases the risk for multiple cancers, including colon, esophagus, and kidney cancers. Aim for at least five servings a day, prepared in a healthy way.

 

The Cancer-Fighting Breakfast

 

Folate is an important B vitamin that may help protect against cancers of the colon, rectum, and breast.  You can find it in abundance on the breakfast table. Fortified breakfast cereals and whole wheat products are good sources of folate. So are orange juice, melons, and strawberries.

 

More Folate-Rich Foods

 

Other good sources of folate are asparagus and eggs. You can also find it in chicken liver, beans, sunflower seeds, and leafy green vegetables like spinach or romaine lettuce. According to the American Cancer Society, the best way to get folate is not from a pill, but by eating enough fruits, vegetables, and enriched grain products.

 

Pass Up the Deli Counter

 

An occasional Reuben sandwich or hot dog at the ballpark probably isn’t going to hurt you. But cutting back on processed meats like bologna, ham, and hot dogs may help lower your risk of colorectal and stomach cancers. Also, eating meats that have been preserved by smoking or with salt raises your exposure to agents that can potentially cause cancer.

 

Cancer-Fighting Tomatoes

 

Whether it’s the lycopene — the pigment that gives tomatoes their red color — or something else isn’t clear. But some studies have linked eating tomatoes to reduced risk of several types of cancer, including prostate cancer. Studies also suggest that processed tomato products such as juice, sauce, or paste increase the cancer-fighting potential.

 

 Tea’s Anticancer Potential

 

Even though the evidence is still spotty, tea, especially green tea, may be a strong cancer fighter. In laboratory studies, green tea has slowed or prevented the development of cancer in colon, liver, breast, and prostate cells. It also had a similar effect in lung tissue and skin. And in some longer term studies, tea was associated with lower risks for bladder, stomach, and pancreatic cancers.

 

Grapes and Cancer

 

Grapes and grape juice, especially purple and red grapes, contain resveratrol. Resveratrol has strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. In laboratory studies, it has prevented the kind of damage that can trigger the cancer process in cells. There is not enough evidence to say that eating grapes or drinking grape juice or wine can prevent or treat cancer.

 

Limit Alcohol to Lower Cancer Risk

 

Cancers of the mouth, throat, larynx, esophagus, liver, and breast are all linked with drinking alcohol. Alcohol may also raise the risk for cancer of the colon and rectum. The American Cancer Society says that even the suggested daily limit of two drinks for men and one for women elevates the risk. Women at higher risk for breast cancer may want to talk with a doctor about what amount of alcohol, if any, is safe based on their personal risk factors.

 

Water and Other Fluids Can Protect

 

Water not only quenches your thirst, but it may protect you against bladder cancer. The lower risk comes from water diluting concentrations of potential cancer-causing agents in the bladder. Also, drinking more fluids causes you to urinate more frequently. That lessens the amount of time those agents stay in contact with the bladder lining.

 

The Mighty Bean

 

Beans are so good for you, it’s no surprise they may help fight cancer, too. They contain several potent phytochemicals that may protect the body’s cells against damage that can lead to cancer. In the lab these substances slowed tumor growth and prevented tumors from releasing substances that damage nearby cells.

 

The Cabbage Family vs. Cancer

 

Cruciferous vegetables include broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, and kale. These members of the cabbage family make an excellent stir fry and can really liven up a salad. But most importantly, components in these vegetables may help your body defend against cancers such as colon, breast, lung, and cervix.

 

Dark Green Leafy Vegetables

 

Dark green leafy vegetables such as mustard greens, lettuce, kale, chicory, spinach, and chard have an abundance of fiber, folate, and carotenoids. These nutrients may help protect against cancer of the mouth, larynx, pancreas, lung, skin, and stomach.

 

Protection From an Exotic Spice

 

Curcumin is the main ingredient in the Indian spice turmeric and a potential cancer fighter. Lab studies show it can suppress the transformation, proliferation, and invasion of cancerous cells for a wide array of cancers.

 

Cooking Methods Matter

 

How you cook meat can make a difference in how big a cancer risk it poses. Frying, grilling, and broiling meats at very high temperatures causes chemicals to form that may increase cancer risk. Other cooking methods such as stewing, braising, or steaming appear to produce fewer of those chemicals. And when you do stew the meat, remember to add plenty of healthy, protective vegetables.

 

A Berry Medley With a Punch

 

Strawberries and raspberries have a phytochemical called ellagic acid. This powerful antioxidant may actually fight cancer in several ways at once, including deactivating certain cancer causing substances and slowing the growth of cancer cells.

 

Blueberries for Health

 

 

The potent antioxidants in blueberries may have wide value in supporting our health, starting with cancer. Antioxidants fight cancer by ridding the body of free radicals before they can do their damage to cells. Try topping oatmeal, cold cereal, yogurt, even salad with blueberries to boost your intake of these healthful berries.

 

Pass on the Sugar

 

Sugar may not cause cancer directly. But it may displace other nutrient-rich foods that help protect against cancer. And it increases calorie counts, which contributes to overweight and obesity. Excess weight can be a cancer risk. Fruit offers a sweet alternative in a vitamin-rich package.

 

Don’t Rely on Supplements

 

Vitamins may help protect against cancer. But that’s when you get them naturally from food. Both the American Cancer Society and the American Institute for Cancer Research emphasize that getting cancer-fighting nutrients from foods like nuts, fruits, and green leafy vegetables is vastly superior to getting them from supplements. Eating a healthy diet is best.
WebMD [via]
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新美蔬菜电子书 (The New American Plate Cookbook: Recipes for a Healthy Weight and a Healthy Life – Revised) http://woktoss.com/featured-articles/%e6%96%b0%e7%be%8e%e8%94%ac%e8%8f%9c%e7%94%b5%e5%ad%90%e4%b9%a6-the-new-american-plate-cookbook-recipes-for-a-healthy-weight-and-a-healthy-life/ Sat, 27 Sep 2014 11:00:07 +0000 http://woktoss.com/?p=15342 This 44-page eBook by American Institute for Cancer Research emphasizes the kinds of foods that can reduce our risk for disease. It also shows how to enjoy all foods in sensible portions. It promotes a healthy weight as just one part of an overall healthy lifestyle. A large and growing body of research shows that what we eat and how physically active we are affect our risk of developing cancer, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and many other chronic health problems.

At the center of the New American Plate is a variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains and beans. These foods are rich in substances that help keep us in good health and protect against many types of cancer. They are also naturally low in calories. When plant foods are on our plate, we’re able to eat larger, more satisfying meals – all for fewer calories than the typical American diet. Switching to the New American Plate does not require giving foods up or going hungry. The New American Plate may not be supersized, but it satisfies the desire for great tasting food for better health.

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These ten recommendations for cancer prevention are drawn from the WCRF/AICR Second Expert Report. Each recommendation links to more details.

  1. Be as lean as possible without becoming underweight.
  2. Be physically active for at least 30 minutes every day.
  3. Avoid sugary drinks. Limit consumption of energy-dense foods.
  4. Eat more of a variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains and legumes such as beans.
  5. Limit consumption of red meats (such as beef, pork and lamb) and avoid processed meats.
  6. If consumed at all, limit alcoholic drinks to 2 for men and 1 for women a day.
  7. Limit consumption of salty foods and foods processed with salt (sodium).
  8. Don’t use supplements to protect against cancer.
  9. * It is best for mothers to breastfeed exclusively for up to 6 months and then add other liquids and foods.
  10. * After treatment, cancer survivors should follow the recommendations for cancer prevention.

*Special Population Recommendations

via [American Institute for Cancer Research]
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抗癌食物 (Foods & phytochemicals that may protect against cancer) http://woktoss.com/featured-articles/anti-cancer-foods/ Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:34:22 +0000 http://www.woktoss.com/?p=12108 Below are diagram charts of foods & phyotochemicals that may contain cancer-fighting properties. They are screenshots from various nutritional textbooks on this website. Links to their respective eBooks are provided below each image.

 

 

 

(source: Encyclopedia of Foods – A Guide to Healthy Nutrition- click here to view this 420-page eBook)

 

 

(source: Nutrition for Healthy Living- click here to view this 644-page eBook)

 

 

(source: Nutrition: Science and Applications- click here to view this 936-page eBook)

 

 

(source: Nutrition: Science and Applications- click here to view this 936-page eBook)

 

 

(source: Nutritional Sciences From Fundamentals to Food- click here to view this 762-page eBook)

 

 

(source: Personal Nutrition – 6th Edition- click here to view this 495-page eBook)

 

 

(source: Personal Nutrition – 6th Edition- click here to view this 495-page eBook)

 

 

(source: Personal Nutrition – 6th Edition- click here to view this 495-page eBook)

 

Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care - phytochemicals (1)

(source: Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care – click here to view this 1104-page eBook)

Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care - phytochemicals (2)

(source: Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care – click here to view this 1104-page eBook)

Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care - phytochemicals (3)

(source: Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care – click here to view this 1104-page eBook)

Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care - phytochemicals (4)

(source: Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care – click here to view this 1104-page eBook)



(special thanks to Mantesh)

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中国健康调查报告 (The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted) http://woktoss.com/featured-articles/%e4%b8%ad%e5%9b%bd%e5%81%a5%e5%ba%b7%e8%b0%83%e6%9f%a5%e6%8a%a5%e5%91%8a-the-china-study/ Sun, 16 Feb 2014 15:36:56 +0000 http://www.woktoss.com/?p=10660 This 665-minute audiobook and 425-page eBook (in both English and Chinese) offer conclusive evidence that a change of diet can dramatically reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and cancer. The China Study is based on the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted, a 20-year joint project between Cornell University, Oxford University, and the Chinese Academy of Preventive Medicine. The study surveyed the eating habits of 6,500 adults from all over China and Taiwan and found a direct correlation between diet and disease. Author T. Colin Campbell, the study’s project director, provides an intelligent, well-documented analysis of the study’s results, an analysis that explodes the most common American dietary myths. In addressing the dietary sources of the most common diseases, including cancer, Campbell unleashes a no-holds-barred attack on the commercial interests that profit by selling the American public unhealthy food. He also shows how readers can use the study’s results to change their diets and improve their health.

(5小时的有声读物书会自动播放- The audiobook will play automatically)

 

English ebook (425 pages):

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内容简介:

科学证据确凿无疑,研究结论令人震惊:动物蛋白(尤其是牛奶蛋白)能显著增加癌症、心脏病、糖尿病、多发性硬化病、肾结石、骨质疏松症、高血压,自内障和老年痴呆症等的患病几率。而更令人震惊的是:所有这些疾病都可以通过调整膳食来进行控制和治疗。

作者简介:

Dr. T. Colin Campbell & Thomas M. Campbell II

T· 柯林·坎贝尔博士 (T. Colin Campbell, PhD),康奈尔大学终身教授,被誉为“世界营养学界的爱因斯坦”,40年来,他一直身处营养科学研究的最前沿。他还是“二恶英”发现工作的主要 参加者之一。1982年6月,他为美国国家科学院撰写的报告——《膳食、营养与癌症》发表后,震惊了全美国。接着,他又组织参加了长达20多年的膳食与疾 病发病率的大规模调查研究。这次有史以来规模最大的营养健康调查研究,被《纽约时报》称为“世界流行病学研究的巅峰之作”,几乎不可能再重复。

 

中文版电子书 (373页):

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营养,饮食与癌症电子书 (Nutrition, Diet, and Cancer) http://woktoss.com/featured-articles/%e8%90%a5%e5%85%bb%e9%a5%ae%e9%a3%9f%e4%b8%8e%e7%99%8c%e7%97%87%e7%94%b5%e5%ad%90%e4%b9%a6-nutrition-diet-and-cancer/ Wed, 15 May 2013 02:17:22 +0000 http://woktoss.com/?p=16438 This 627-page eBook provides a comprehensive understanding of nutrition, diet, exercise and cancer.

Chemoprevention of cancer has been the focus of intensive research for more than two decades. Epidemiological evidence has shown a small, but significant association between fruit and vegetable intake and a reduction in cancer risk. Diet may account for about thirty five percent of cancer. Large claims have been made for the effectiveness of particular diets in determining one’s risk of developing cancer, ranging from protection against cancer initiation, progression and metastasis. A wide array of dietary components has been demonstrated to be as effective in fighting off cancer. Towards an increased understanding of the nutrition, excercise and diet in preventing cancer or inhibiting its progression has led to the discovery and development of novel and effective drugs that regulate intracellular signaling network in the body. This information will be very useful to explore novel and highly effective chemopreventive strategies for reducing the health burden of cancer.

Hippocrates, who proclaimed 25 centuries ago, ‘Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food’. They estimated that one third of all cancer cases could be prevented by a healthier diet; statements which are widely accepted in the scientific literature. This book covers the current state-of-the art knowledge on the impact of nutrition and diet with nutrigenetics, nutritional epigenomics, nutritional transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics approach in cancer prevention and therapy.

 
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营养与诊断相关的护理电子书 (Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care) http://woktoss.com/featured-articles/%e8%90%a5%e5%85%bb%e4%b8%8e%e8%af%8a%e6%96%ad%e7%9b%b8%e5%85%b3%e7%9a%84%e6%8a%a4%e7%90%86%e7%94%b5%e5%ad%90%e4%b9%a6-nutrition-and-diagnosis-related-care/ Wed, 15 May 2013 02:01:06 +0000 http://woktoss.com/?p=16439 Developed by well-known author and nutritionist Sylvia Escott-Stump, this 1104-page eBook provides timely, pertinent medical nutrition therapy information for the care of patients with over 360 diseases, disorders, and conditions. Each entry for a condition includes vital background information, objectives for care, dietary and nutritional recommendations, and commonly used medications and herbal or botanical remedies and their potential side effects. This edition features a new full-color art program and additional clinical photographs. The new Dietary Reference Intakes are used throughout the book. An expanded complementary nutrition section provides vital information on herbs, botanicals, and dietary supplements. The previous edition was one of “Doody’s Core Titles 2009”.

Section on cancer and nutrition is covered in eBook Part 4 starting on page 95.

 

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素食三明治保存天电子书 (Vegan Sandwiches Save the Day!) http://woktoss.com/featured-articles/%e7%b4%a0%e9%a3%9f%e4%b8%89%e6%98%8e%e6%b2%bb%e4%bf%9d%e5%ad%98%e5%a4%a9%e7%94%b5%e5%ad%90%e4%b9%a6-vegan-sandwiches-save-the-day-revolutionary-new-takes-on-everyones-favorite-anytime-meal/ Thu, 25 Apr 2013 02:32:24 +0000 http://woktoss.com/?p=16384 With revolutionary new takes on everyone’s favorite anytime meal, this 193-page eBook features 101 amazing combinations of colorful and nutritious sandwiches to suit any time, any craving, and any occasion. Whether you’re vegan or just looking to incorporate more meatless meals into your diet without spending hours in the kitchen, you’ll find the tasty solution from pressed sandwiches to open-faced delights, burgers, wraps, and even dessert sandwiches. If you’re like 99 percent of the people we know, including ourselves, we’re ready to wager that sandwiches are as important to your eating life as they are to ours. Maybe it’s because they bring forth fond childhood memories, such as picnics with family and friends, or because they’re the edible solace that sustains many of us when we find ourselves flooded with work. And what’s not to like about them? They’re portable, affordable, and easy, and they make a healthy option for lunch, dinner, or even breakfast. They also present us with endless possibilities as far as the type of bread, filling, and preparation go, so everyone can be happy. Where some people see bread, we see opportunity, as well as another chance to play with textures and flavors. Sure, you might need forks and knives for a few of these, but sometimes the best things just can’t be contained. When it comes to these sandwich creations, the world is our stage. All it takes is one quick glance at the incredible variety that abounds—Vietnam and its bánh mì, India and its pav bhaji, France and its pan bagnat—to realize that slapping tasty stuff between a couple of slices of bread is one of the greatest culinary delights on the planet.

 

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营养与饮食疗法电子书 (Nutrition & Diet Therapy) http://woktoss.com/featured-articles/%e8%90%a5%e5%85%bb%e4%b8%8e%e9%a5%ae%e9%a3%9f%e7%96%97%e6%b3%95%e7%94%b5%e5%ad%90%e4%b9%a6-nutrition-diet-therapy/ Thu, 25 Apr 2013 02:30:37 +0000 http://woktoss.com/?p=16385 This 609-page eBook is an introduction to the essentials of nutrition concepts, good health and client care that will provide you with a solid foundation in nutrition, perfect for those seeking a broad, introduction to nutrition concepts presents nutrition at a basic, applied level, with little detailed physiology or biochemistry. This textbook is organized around three simple concepts: fundamentals of nutrition, how to maintain good health through nutrition and important concepts for the nurse. Misconceptions presented in the media about the link between good nutrition and good health is discussed, enabling you to more effectively help your clients improve their nutrition and overall health.

New to this edition: In The News segments connect current events and headlines with nutrition & diet therapy concepts. Fully updated to the most recent dietary standards. Significant revisions to the management of diabetes to reflect new standards and treatments. Updated exchange list information, developed by the American Diabetes Association in conjunction with the American Dietetic Association, as well as updated Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) and Daily Recommended Intake (DRI) can be found in tables throughout the book. A new section in Chapter 2, U.S. Cultural Dietary Influences provides expanded information about the influence of cultures on the U.S. diet and their nutritional strengths and weaknesses. New childhood obesity information discusses recent findings about the increasing obesity problem among children, and outlines a strategy parents can use to help their children. New Online Companion includes access to StudyWare online; links to resources, additional NCLEX style questions, and presentations in PowerPoint.

 

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