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on angiogenesis

Categories: Articles, Western Medicine

A few months ago I came across a TED Talk given by Dr William Li, of the Angiogenesis Foundation. He talks about a “diet to starve cancer” by blocking angiogenesis. Well, what exactly is angiogenesis? Simply put, it is the creation of new blood vessels within the body. This can be a good thing in the case of deep wounds, strokes, or arterial damage; when it goes wrong we see inflammatory conditions like endometriosis, arthritis, psoriasis, pulmonary fibrosis, even cancer and Alzheimer’s. Anti-angiogenic substances block the formation of blood vessels […]

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William Li: Can we eat to starve cancer?

Categories: Food Energetics, Western Medicine

http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/william_li.html You can watch his video and in the subject. Very interesting. At around 11 min he begins to discuss foods. Here is a growing list of foods that inhibit angiogenesis (blood vessel growth) that could then help to starve a tumor or cancer. Green Tea, Strawberries, Blackberries, respberries, blueberris, oranges, grapefruit, lemons, apples, pineapple, cherries, red grapes, red wine, bok choy, kale, soy bean, ginseng, maitake mushroom, licorice, tumeric, nutmeg artichokes, lavender, pumpkin, sea cucumber, tuna, parsley, garlic, tomato, olive oil, grape seed oil, dark chocolate, other.. They also […]

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The Beautiful Truth, film and book…anti-cancer diet therapy…?

Categories: Articles

http://www.encognitive.com/node/2313

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BRUSSEL SPROUTS WITH HORSERADISH

Categories: Bi Syndrome Cold, Cold in the Lower Jiao, Cold in the Middle Jiao, Large Intestine Qi Stagnation, Qi Stagnation, Side Dishes, Skin Problems, Spleen Damp Cold, Spleen Yang Vacuity, Stomach Cold, Vegetarian, Wei Qi Vacuity

Preparation time: 20 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 pound Brussels sprouts 1 carrot 1 leek 2 TBS butter 3 TBS creamed horseradish 1 TBS cider vinegar 1 tsp dill weed Salt Pepper Handful chopped walnuts Method: Roughly chop and steam the vegetables until tender.  The Brussels sprouts are best cooked whole with a cross-nicked into the base to help them cook all the way through.  While the vegetables are steaming, melt the butter in a pan and add all the other ingredients, cooking gently for a minute or two.  Serve […]

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