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Cancer – Cervical Cancer

Diet tips for preventing cervical cancer

Posted January 8, 2013

Cervical cancer, a slow-growing cancer that starts in the lower portion of the uterus known as the cervix, is still a very scary and deadly disease”, points Dr.Bandita Sinha, MD Obs & Gynac, Senior Consultant, Fortis Hiranandani Hospital. As per the report of the National Cancer Institute, one-third of all cervical cancer deaths are associated with wrong dietary practices. Cervical cancer can be prevented with certain food types owing to their cancer-fighting properties and antioxidants. Foods with cancer-fighting ability nullify the effect of free radicals promoting cervical cancer development.

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High intake of vitamin A cuts cervical cancer risk

Posted October 23, 2012

A meta-analysis published in Gynecologic Oncology suggests eating vitamin A rich foods or taking vitamin A supplements may help reduce risk of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is a malignant tumor formed in tissues of the cervix. The disease is expected to be diagnosed in about 12,170 women in 2012 in the United States and the disease is expected to kill about 4,220 women in the same year and the same country, according to the National Cancer Institute.

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Cherry Juice Gives A Good Nights’ Sleep

Posted April 30, 2012

Drinking cherry juice significantly improves both the quality and duration of sleep, according to new findings from Northumbria University. Researchers from the School of Life Sciences have found that Montmorency cherry juice significantly increases the levels of melatonin in the body, the hormone which regulates sleep, and could benefit those who have difficulty sleeping due to insomnia, shift work or jet lag.

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New Research Suggests Red Hot Super Fruit May Be a Natural Sleep Aid

Posted April 30, 2012

Americans seeking a better night’s sleep may need to look no further than tart cherry juice, according to a new study in the European Journal of Nutrition. An international team of researchers found that when adults had two daily glasses of tart cherry juice, they slept 39 minutes longer, on average, and had up to 6 percent increase in overall sleep efficiency (significantly less non-sleep time in bed), compared to when they drank a non-cherry, fruit cocktail.

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