A different slant on cancer “awareness”

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and once again the national marketing is upon us—marketing that extols the virtues of purchasing any number of cancer-causing products in the name of building “awareness” about breast cancer.

If you really want to build cancer awareness—of all forms of cancers—it would be best to start with understanding the connection of “free radicals” to cancer, and the importance of antioxidants in your diet. You can do that here with a quick purview of Optimal Health Systems’ article Antioxidants and Longevity.

For a higher leverl of “awareness” it might be helpful to learn how most other countries around the world offer numberous options for fighting cancer—options that include natural approaches that are not accepted in the U.S. You can see a list of some of these options at The Cancer Cure Foundation here. Mexico, especially, offers numerous cancer treatment options not available in the U.S. You can check out that list here.

If you would like to take steps to lower your chances of getting cancer, but your prefer more mainstream info, check out the eight diet tips suggested by the American Institute for Cancer Research as reported by U.S. News & World Report. While the article dares not delve into the free-radical damage caused by chemicals and pharmaceuticals in our food and water, it does highlight the importance of nuts, vitamin D, and eating more plant-based foods. And that’s as good a place as any to start!

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