7 Amazing Foods That Help Stop Cancer Before It Starts

“It’s not 100% certain that consuming more or less of certain foods or nutrients will guarantee cancer protection,But science has found that certain dietary habits tend to have a greater influence.”

Fighting Cancer With Foods:

The foods we eat and their effect on cancer is in many ways is as mysterious as the disease itself. The latest research is showing us that there are many foods that help prevent certain types of cancer. Conversely there are also many foods that when eaten increase our chances of getting cancer.

We also know that genetics and environments play a role in cancer cases. The latest studies estimate that less than 30% of a person’s lifetime risk of getting cancer results from uncontrollable factors. Its my personal belief and that of many other Naturopaths that 70% of the factors that bring about cancer are under our control with diet, environment and attitude being the three areas that we can address and work on in conjunction with the allopathic and integrative cancer treatments.

I want to make it perfectly clear that I do not want you to choose diet as a treatment for cancer but to see it as more of a cause-and-effect relationship.

“It’s not 100% certain that consuming more or less of certain foods or nutrients will guarantee cancer protection,But science has found that certain dietary habits tend to have a greater influence,” according to Dr. Edward Giovannucci of Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Seven of My Favorite Cancer Fighting Foods

1 .Raw Cabbage or Sauerkraut: 1/2 cup three times weekly.  The anticarcinogenic compounds in cabbage are called glucosinolates. Studies in Poland have shown that people who ate a lot of cabbage in their youth were 40% less likely to get breast or prostate cancer.

2. Raw Flaxseeds: 3 tablespoons daily, One tablespoon breakfast lunch and dinner.  It is the lignans in flax that act like a weak estrogen, which can result in a 58% less risk of breast cancer.

3. Raw Reishi Mushrooms: 1/2 cup daily.   Reishi mushrooms have a rich content of organic polysaccharides and triterpenes (known as ganoderic acid), which have been proven to enhance the body’s immune functions.  In 1986, Dr. Fukumi Morishige, M.D., Ph.D, a renowned Japanese surgeon and a member of the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine,found that the active anti-cancer constituent in the reishi mushroom is a polysaccharide called beta-D-glucan, which is thought to stimulate or modulate the immune system by activating immune cells, as well as enhance the immunoglobulin levels to produce a heightened response to foreign cells. Two other studies which were completed in 2008 found  reishi mushrooms, combined with green tea, creates a synergetic effect that inhibits the growth of tumors and delayed the time of death in mice with sarcomas.

4. Raw Olives & Olive Oil: 8-10 large olives daily, or 5 teaspoons of raw olive oil.  Researchers  in Europe have shown that DNA damage is associated with cancer risks.  They measured the effects on DNA damage in 183 participants and found that in less than three weeks that those eating five teaspoons of uncooked olive oil had an average  DNA damage decrease of 13 percent.  This remarkable study shows the impact that the oil of  olives have on  cancer prevention can be comparable to the positive effect of completely quitting smoking.

5. Raw Pungent Onions: 1/2 cup five times times weekly.  Researchers at Cornell University have found, in preliminary lab studies, that members of the onion family with the strongest flavor — particularly New York Bold, Western Yellow and shallots — are the best varieties for inhibiting the growth of liver and colon cancer. Onions were significantly better at inhibiting the growth of colon cancer cells than liver cancer cells, an indication that they are potentially better at fighting colon cancer.  The potent antioxidant quercetin which is found in pungent onions, is linked to protection against cataracts, heart disease and now cancer.

6. Raw Sprouted Pumpkin Seeds: 1/4 cup daily.    Raw sprouted pumpkin seeds play a great part in the prevention of  cancer.  Phytosterols contained in pumpkin seeds fight a number of different cancers such as breast, colorectal, gastric, lung and prostate. Pumpkin seeds are loaded with the powerful antioxidant Selenium. Selenium fights free radicals and kills cancer cells. Pumpkin seeds also contain Omega 3, another known cancer fighting ingredient.

7. Raspberries: 1 cup three to five times weekly. Researcher Christine Sardo of the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, says  berries, particularly black raspberries, are loaded with ellagic acid–a phytochemical shown to inhibit the growth of cancer in laboratory studies. Researchers at Ohio State gave rats a cancer-causing compound and then fed some of the rodents a diet rich in black raspberries. After 30 weeks, the raspberry-eating rats showed a significant reduction in cancers of the mouth and esophagus and an 80 percent decrease in the number of tumors in the colon. Early results of a study involving people at high risk for esophageal cancer also show positive results. It’s not just the ellagic acid in berries that seems to fight cancer, says Sardo. “The numerous phytochemicals, vitamins, minerals and fiber may act together for disease prevention.”

According to Karen Collins, nutrition consultant to the American Institute for Cancer Research, ellagic acid provides “several different anti-cancer methods at once: It acts as an antioxidant, it helps the body deactivate specific carcinogens, and it helps slow the reproduction of cancer cells.”

Dr. Robert Morgan – Bobby

Creative Health Institute Has Immediate Opening For Interns

CHI needs your help! We miss calculated our need for interns for fall season. Our guest attendance is running at an all time high and we need individuals who can come and begin their internship immediately. Contact Robert (Bobby) Morgan, Program Director & Health Education Director info@creativehealthinstitute.com,112 West Union City Road, Union City, Michigan 49094,  if you are able to be here by the first week in September, 2011, you can call us at 866.426.1213.

Requirements of the internship:
1. You must be willing to sign an agreement which states, during your 12 week stay you’ll participate in the CHI program which includes maintaining a 100% raw diet while on the grounds.
2. We are looking for healthy individuals who have the heart and capability to serve others. This is imperative, as we believe that when we serve others in this manner we receive our healing.
3. You will be scheduled 6 shifts a week, a minimum 6 hours a day. You must be willing to work when scheduled and may be required to work extra shifts if needed. We are looking for people who will take ownership in the institute and be willing to do what it takes to enhance our program.
4. Must be open minded, and adjust easily to change.
5. Must be able to work in environments that you may not be familiar with or comfortable with. You may be asked to step outside of your box.
6. Able to commit to a three month stay, unless you are selected for a short-term special assignment.
7. Must stay on the grounds during working hours, except for day off.
8. Willing to work with guests to ensure their stay is memorable experience.
9. Must be able to work and live with others in a harmonious manner. If you are prone to gossiping then this is not the place for you.
10. We need people who do not have overwhelming and pressing issues that may keep them from performing to their optimum ability.
11. There is a $1,000 non-refundable commitment fee. $500 must be paid 30 days before your arrival with the remaining $500 to be paid when you arrive at CHI.
12.Please understand there is a 2-week probationary period. If we find you are not compatible with other interns, staff members, guests, or not participating in the program your internship will be immediately terminated.
13. Must be physically fit and willing to carry out tasks as assigned.
14. Must be willing to share quarters with other interns.

What you will get:
1. You may receive a nationally recognized raw living food chef certification. This certification could provide you money making opportunities in the future.
2. You may be awarded a certification as a counselor in health and healing through raw living foods.
3. Room and board will be included in your stay. You will have 3 great meals a day, along with, all the wheatgrass juice and rejuvelac you can drink.
4. You will receive the opportunity to meet and share time with individuals from all over the world.
5. You will have the opportunity to attend classes for FREE and learn all the CHI programs and raw living food lifestyle.
6. You will have bragging rights that you have completed an internship at the crown jewel of all of the health and wellness centers in the United States.
7. Those interns who have performed their duties at the highest level may be offered a staff position or the rights to open a licensed Creative Health Institute in your state.

If you are selected to be an intern, this is a list of things you’ll need to bring with you or ship before your arrival:

  • 1 set of twin sheets and a pillow case
  • 1 blanket
  • 4-5 Days change of clothes
  • Tennis shoes
  • Hiking boots
  • Bug spray (organic)
  • Sunglasses
  • Lite jacket – Summer     Heavy Jacket – Winter
  • Gardening gloves
  • Visor or hat
  • CD/Radio/Earphones
  • Personal reading light
  • Laptop computer (optional)
  • Prescription medication or herbs
  • Skin brush
  • Natural toothpaste (may be purchased here)
  • Natural deodorant (may be purchased here)
  • For those who will be completing their holistic health counselor certification, an additional $200 should be brought to purchase classroom books, pencils, pens and spiral notebooks.

The requirements for the internship are very rigid, but what you will gain from the experience will far outweigh all of the studying and hard work that you will put in as an intern at CHI.

Please take time to reflect on our needs and your own. A three month stay does not always sound like a lot, but when pulled away from family, friends and responsibilities, it can be a positive or a negative thing.

BE READY TO COMMIT 100% NOTHING LESS

To apply, please fill out the questionnaire.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Robert Morgan

Program Director & Health Education Director
info@creativehealthinstitute.com
112 West Union City Road
Union City,Michigan49094

Tel: 866.426.1213 or 517.278.6260

 We Have Three Other Openings:

  • 1 short term (30-60 days) volunteer to assist in our organic garden.
  • 1 short term (30-60 days) volunteer to assist with grounds keeping.
  • 1 short term (2 weeks – 60 days) volunteer to assist with building maintenance and repair.

Should you be selected you will be part of a team that for 39 years has been committed to standing shoulder to shoulder with our guests to find the perfect balance for health, wellness and longevity.

As an intern you will be supporting and working with guests and students who have come to the institute to detox their bodies and strengthen their immune systems. Many are suffering from cancer, diabetes and heart disease, while others have come to acquire the knowledge and tools to keep themselves at the highest health levels, naturally!

 

Creative Health Institute Interns Make Life Better For Others

 

Remembering Faye, Our Dear Friend

Elizabeth “Faye” Blashfield

May 30, 1967, to January 9, 2011

Our Creative Health Institute family remembers our dear friend Faye Blashfield with love. We feel so grateful for her amazing life, for her beautiful family and for the opportunity we have had to get to know all of them. Faye brought us so much love and joy and we are grateful for every moment we had the opportunity to spend with her. She is now gone from this world but close to our hearts and we believe God and all the angels in heaven are rejoicing in her company.

We would like to thank Faye’s family for a generous memorial gift to the center and to express our heartfelt condolences. Faye and all of her loved ones have a special place in our hearts and prayers.