Posts Tagged‘prevention’

Let’s Practice Safe Sun!

Welcome to August! August may mark the ‘last’ month of summer but it has also been designated as Sun Awareness Month. So let’s talk ‘Safe Sun’ shall we! ⁠Why is it important to talk about safe sun practices you ask?  Well it has a lot to do with the fact that the incidences of skin…

July is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

July is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Bladder cancer is the 5th most common cancer in Canada.  It is the 4th most common among men and 12th most common cancer among women. It is estimated that approximately 9,000 Canadians are diagnosed with bladder cancer each year. The Bladder The bladder is part of the urinary system.…

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5 Reasons to Use Fermented Foods in Your Cancer Fighting Diet

The process of fermentation is a metabolic one that converts sugar into acids, gases or alcohol. Fermented foods are foods that have been through a process of lacto-fermentation where natural bacteria feed on the sugar in the food creating lactic acid. Cultures around the world have been eating fermented foods for years, from Sauerkraut in…