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Folic acid may negate 5-fluorouracil in treating colon cancer

Friday Nov 09, 2016 (foodconsumer.org)- Folic acid is added to many foods in the name of protecting against birth defects.  Folic acid (folate) supplements are

Antioxidant vitamins help children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

It couldn't be emphasized enough that cancer patients should eat a healthy diet and take nutritional supplements if necessary during the cancer treatment. A study in ...
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Functional foods commonly used by cancer patients

A report recently published in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine offers a list of functional foods that were used by 150 patients with breast cancer ...
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Omega 3 fatty acids help major depression

A trial reported in 2016 indicates that supplementation with omega 3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) can help improve major depression. The ...
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Vitamin C fights breast cancer with or without chemo

Tuesday Nov 08, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- At least one study published as early as in 1996 indicates that use of vitamin C actually boosts the ...
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Vitamin D, taurine fight many cancers

A new report released in 2016 in Acupuncture & Electro-Therapeutics Research suggests that vitamin D, taurine and fish oil may be used to treat various ...
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Flavonoids help prevent erectile dysfunction

Eric Rimm at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and colleagues conducted a study and found that eating flavonoid-rich foods may help reduce risk of ...
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Cornus officinalis may help fight breast cancer

A new study in Cancer Research suggests that fruits of Cornus officinalis, a Chinese herbal medicine which is commonly used in some major brands of ...
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Folate supplements cause gestational diabetes mellitus

Saturday Nov 5, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking folic acid or folate supplements during early pregnancy can increase risk of gestational diabetes mellitus, according to a ...
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Glucosamine/Chondroitin supplements prevent colorectal cancer

Friday Nov. 03, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- Early epidemiologic studies have indicated that supplementation with glucosamine and chondroitin may help lower risk of colorectal cancer.  A ...
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