Processed Meat Has Been Listed as a Category 1 Carcinogen, Just like Cigarettes and Alcohol

The World Health Organization revealed something shocking about processed meat

Research by the World Health Organization revealed that processed meats are a major cause of cancer. Foods like sausages, bacon, and hot dogs were discovered to the be the most harmful when it comes to increasing your risk of colon cancer.

Processed meats are now in the Group 1 category for carcinogens

Group 1 for things that cause cancer include things like alcohol and cigarettes. Health experts say that, while processed meats aren’t necessarily as dangerous as smoking or drinking alcohol, you should still pay attention to how much you eat to take care of your health.

There are five groups that rank how carcinogenic things can be to humans:

Some of the cancer-causing substances and their rankings in the groups:

Red meat is considered to be potentially carcinogenic

The World Cancer Research Fund have been supporters of the fact that red meat can increase your chances of cancer. They recommend that people shouldn’t consume any more than 500g of red meat each week.

You can still enjoy your food will also being cautious about what you put into your body

If you are unsure about a certain food, be sure to carry out some research to find out more. The more you know about the things you’re putting into your body, the more knowledgeable you will be at what foods to stick to and what foods to avoid. However, that doesn’t mean that you need to be scared about what you eat.

There seems to be an increasing amount of studies released which tend to strike fear in people. While it’s important to know about the possibilities of which foods are carcinogenic and which ones are healthier, don’t let it leave you feeling trapped. There are tons of food you can eat and not have to worry about any health problems, you just need to know what they are.

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5 ways saffron destroys cancer cells

Saffron, an ancient cooking spice and staple of the Mediterranean diet, has also played an important role in traditional and herbal healing systems, including Ayurveda and Chinese Traditional Medicine.  On top of that, exciting research highlights saffron’s ability to attack cancer cells on multiple fronts – at every stage of the disease.

In fact, scientists are crediting saffron with the potential to not only prevent, but even reverse, a variety of aggressive cancers. Keep reading to discover the five distinct ways saffron fights cancer.

The carotenoids in saffron stop the growth of cancer

With the growing realization that conventional cancer-fighting drugs not only feature devastating side effects but may themselves cause secondary cancers, many researchers are focusing on finding natural chemopreventive substances – in order to stop cancer from taking hold in the first place.

Saffron, made from the flowers of the Crocus sativa plant, contains three carotenoids – or antioxidant plant pigments – that have the potential to launch a preemptive strike against cancer.

Animal and cell studies have shown that crocetin, crocin and safranal in saffron inhibit the triggers – such as environmental toxins, oxidative damage from free radicals, radiation, inflammation and viruses – that start the carcinogenic process. By actively protecting cell DNA from damage and mutation, saffron helps to defuse the risk posed by these initiators of cancer, stopping the growth of cancer before it even begins.

In animal studies, researchers found that oral administration of a saffron extract – given prior to the administration of a powerful laboratory-produced carcinogenic substance – completely prevented the formation of tumors – a striking result.

Saffron extracts cause aggressive cancer cells to kill themselves

The term apoptosis refers to the programmed cell death that ordinarily controls and regulates cell growth. Cancer cells lose their vulnerability to apoptosis, giving them their devastating ability to grow unchecked.

Crocetin, crocin and safranal can all reverse this process by producing apoptosis, or cell suicide, in cancer cells – even in the case of aggressive cancers of the liver, lungs and stomach.

An animal study published in Hepatology showed that a two-week pretreatment course of saffron caused apoptosis, blocked inflammation and reduced the incidence and size of cancerous nodules of the liver, which had been developed as a result of the cancer-producing chemical diethylnitrosamine – a toxin found in such everyday substances as tobacco smoke, gasoline and even processed foods.

In a world abounding with carcinogens, it’s easy to see why researchers believe saffron can be a powerful and protective ally.But saffron has additional cancer-fighting benefits to offer.

Saffron decreases production of destructive enzymes

In addition to blocking cancer triggers and creating apoptosis, saffron inhibits the production of matrix metalloproteinase, or MMP, one of the substances that cancer cells use to destroy the protein matrix between cells in healthy tissue, an important factor in the spread of cancer throughout the body.

According to researchers, crocetin from saffron was found to decrease breast cancer cells’ ability to produce MMP – reducing their invasiveness and successfully preventing them from penetrating and invading nearby healthy tissues.  In fact, the team noted that crocetin “greatly attenuated” production of MMP, while also reducing levels of gelatinase – another enzyme that plays a central role in cancer invasiveness and tumor progression.

Saffron starves tumors of oxygen and nutrients

Crocetin, crocin and safranal can suppress angiogenesis – the process by which tumors add new blood vessels. Researchers believe that they achieve this by reducing levels of a vital signaling molecule that tumors produce in order to form new blood supplies.

In this way, saffron helps to deprives tumor masses of blood, oxygen and nutrients.

Crocetin has produced dramatic regression of pancreatic tumors – even after the tumors were already detectable – thereby giving rise to hope that saffron can reverse cancer growth.

Saffron suppresses inflammatory response

Scientists have long known that inflammation plays a key role in the development of cancer. Saffron’s powerful anti-inflammatory effects give it yet another weapon in its cancer-fighting arsenal.

In fact, researchers identified saffron’s inflammation-blocking properties as a key factor in the encouraging results of many cell and animal studies.

Finally, in a study published in Experimental Oncology, saffron caused a stunning reduction of proliferation in colon cancer cells – slashing the rate to 2.8 percent of the rate of untreated cells. And, it accomplished this without harming healthy cells.

Bonus: Saffron reduces the risk of harm from toxic chemotherapy drugs

One of the drawbacks of chemotherapy is that it can cause chemical changes in DNA that actually activate cancer genes and induce cancer-causing mutations. Not only do saffron’s carotenoids present no threat to healthy cells, they offer potent protection against this type of damage.

In an animal study published in Human and Experimental Toxicology, mice were given saffron for five days before being given cisplatin, cyclophosphamide and mitomycin-C – all common anti-tumor drugs. Researchers found that saffron significantly inhibited DNA damage; specifically, it prevented breakage in fragile DNA strands.

Natural, safe and non-toxic, saffron not only fights cancer on multiple fronts and at multiple stages, but carries none of the risk of toxic conventional cancer treatments. It is easy to see why researchers are intrigued by saffron as a promising treatment for a deadly disease.

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Molecular Hydrogen For Cancer And Other Diseases

Scientific researchers tell us, “Hydrogen is extremely unique since it has the capability to act at the cellular level. Hydrogen is qualified to cross the blood brain barrier, to enter the mitochondria, and even has the ability to translocate to the nucleus under certain conditions. Once in these ideal locations of the cell, previous studies have shown that hydrogen exerts antioxidant, anti-apoptotic, anti-inflammatory, and cryoprotective properties that are beneficial to the cell.”

In terms of medicine small is good, as Nano science has tended to show. In the case of hydrogen, we are talking about the ultimate in smallness proving to be the biggest medical breakthrough of the 21st century. Hydrogen appears in the top left corner of the periodic table, and is denoted as number one. Hydrogen is the smallest, simplest, and most fundamental element with molecular hydrogen (H2) the smallest molecule.

Interestingly, water, which is essential to life, is formed by the combination of oxygen (a powerful oxidizer) and hydrogen (a powerful reducer).  It tends to make sense that molecular hydrogen has high-powered therapeutic potential as does water itself. Hydrogen is a novel and innovative therapeutic tool and can be used like intravenous vitamin C therapy except it is vastly less expensive, and can be used every day around the clock—with every sip of water.

Each drink of hydrogen water will flush our bodies with trillions of hydrogen molecules. H2 is an effective molecule to scavenger or pair up with toxic hydroxyl radicals in the body that need to be neutralized. Hydrogen therapy is safe as there is no upper limit of use. The more water you drink infused with hydrogen the better, especially if you have late stage cancer and need to turn things around quickly.

Each drink of hydrogen water will flush our bodies with trillions of hydrogen molecules. H2 is the most effective molecule to scavenger or pair up with other molecules in the body that need to be neutralized. Hydrogen therapy is safe as there is no upper limit of use. The more water you drink infused with hydrogen the better, especially if you have late stage cancer and need to turn things around quickly.

There is no toxicity to H2 because the byproduct of the free-radical neutralizing reaction is water. Each molecule of H2 will neutralize 2 hydroxyl radicals into two molecules of H2O hydrating your cells in the process. Hydrogen water at a concentration of 1.6 mg/L would have more “antioxidant” molecules than 100 mg of vitamin C, as there are more total molecules in 1.6 mg of hydrogen compared 100 mg of vitamin C.

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Now, one can have 2 ppm (2.0 mg/L) of hydrogen infused water by dropping an Active H2 tablet in a ½ liter bottle of water. If you use a smaller 12 oz. bottle of water, the concentration is even higher. With late stage cancer and many other medical emergencies one would want to drink water with the highest hydrogen concentration available. As a medicine, doctors will obviously favor molecular hydrogen in tablet form for ease of administration and higher concentration.

Molecular hydrogen is a medical leap that is going to help many people. It elevates oral medicine to the level of intravenous medicine because of the ultra-quick absorption and dispersion deep into the cells. Now water can become the ultimate medicine especially if some of some of my other health solutions (magnesium, bicarbonate, iodine and liquid selenium) are used, when appropriate.

Medical/therapeutic water high in hydrogen will ride to the rescue of doctors and patients who are battling with chronic diseases. Studies have confirmed that consumption of hydrogen reduces oxidative stress in a diverse range of disorders and organ systems including the digestive, cardiovascular and respiratory systems. There are hundreds of scientific publications that show molecular hydrogen to be therapeutic. Even NASA is researching hydrogen water to protect their astronauts from radiation during space travel.

Hydrogen is intriguing. As explained by Tyler LeBaron, founder of the Molecular Hydrogen Foundation, hydrogen powers the sun’s fusion, it is key to ATP production within the mitochondria, and it is the father of all other elements. Hydrogen, along with oxygen, has been intrinsically involved with evolution of life in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes (e.g. hydrogenases, hydrogenosomes, mitochondria, etc.). The extremes of oxygen and hydrogen provide balance between oxidation and reduction, which is vital to life. 

Hydrogen in the body is mostly bound to carbon, oxygen and nitrogen. It is part of almost every molecule in your body: DNA, proteins, sugars, fats. The hydrogen bond – which forms between atoms that “share” a hydrogen atom, is one of the most important interactions that makes biological molecules behave as they do. Thus, hydrogen is an important factor in the regulation of physiology.

Molecular Hydrogen is an ideal antioxidant molecule for oxidative stress in the mitochondria due to its small size. It is one of the very few, if not only antioxidant molecules that can reach the inside of the mitochondria. H2 directly protects mitochondria that are exposed to reactive oxygen species. Preliminary clinical trials show that drinking hydrogen-dissolved water seems to improve the pathology of mitochondrial disorders. Drinking H2-water stimulates energy metabolism as measured by O2 consumption and CO2 production.

This is what I would call the ultimate testimony from a doctor about what you can expect if we start supplementing with the hydrogen.

Antioxidant, Antitumor Cancer Treatment

Acute oxidative stress induced by ischemia-reperfusion or inflammation causes serious damage to tissues, and persistent oxidative stress is accepted as one of the causes of many common diseases including cancer. H2 selectivelyreduces the hydroxyl radical, the most cytotoxic of reactive oxygen species (ROS), and effectively protected cells; however, H2 does not react with other ROS, which possess physiological roles. The inhalation of H2 gas markedly suppressed brain injury by buffering the effects of oxidative stress. Thus, H2 can be used as an effective antioxidant therapy; owing to its ability to rapidly diffuse across membranes, it can reach and react with cytotoxic ROS and thus protect against oxidative damage.

ROS are involved in metastatic processes including invasion of cancer cells into surrounding primary tumor sites.  Generated ROS regulates tumor progression, indicating that ROS is situated upstream in many signaling pathways including the pathway involved in metastasis. At tumor sites, large amount of ROS are produced by activated neutrophils and macrophages in the inflammatory response.

Hydrogen water erases ROS indispensable for tumor cell growth. Scientists who have studied its antitumor effects used hydrogen in combination with hyperthermia at 42°C and found it to be potent as an anti-tumor agent.Therapeutic opportunities of hydrogen increases in the presence of specific catalysts or heat thus for cancer and other serious diseases it should be used in the context of a full protocol.

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H2Bev is one of the first prepackaged molecular hydrogen products. It provides approximately 1 ppm of H2 and includes a variety of B-vitamins and Erythritol. Despite its comparatively high-ticket price (about 4 times that of the tablets with shipping) it is ready to drink immediately (best served chilled) from its special aluminum container. H2Bev makes a great lifestyle product for non-therapeutic use though its effects are still noticeable.

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Active H2 tablets (60) are only $1.00 per dose. The concentration of one tablet of Active H2 in 1/2 liter of water is over 2 ppm if it is prepared properly (fill bottle to the top, drop in tablet, allow to react for 15 minutes, put in the refrigerator until well-chilled). But if you put the tablet into a 12oz H2Bev bottle you will have almost 2.7 ppm!

One tablet is sufficient for everyday general use and two tablets for more demanding active lifestyles. Heavy therapeutic dosing would imply three or more tablets a day for three months if one were a late stage cancer patient or someone else fighting a serious life-threatening disease. One might want to entertain purchasing a new generation of neutral-pH ionizer specifically designed to make hydrogen infused water – soon to come into the market. The early models do not match the H2 concentration of tablets but they will improve over time. Expect the best ones to be pricey.

Water Ionizers Produce Hydrogen Water

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It is very revealing that it is not the high pH alkaline water that provides health benefits but the molecular hydrogen – but only if the ionizer electrodes are brand new or perfectly free of scale and you drink the water right away. Otherwise, the H2 will outgas quite quickly. In other words, the hydroxide ion (OH-) is NOT responsible for most of the positive effects observed when drinking alkaline ionized water. The active antioxidant is dissolved molecular hydrogen (H2). The highest quality lower cost ionizer from a reputable company offers a sizable discount if you mention who referred you.

Not all ionizers make sufficient H2 to be considered even “low level,” in terms of hydrogen concentration,  as the electrolytic plates become scaled or fouled, they stop make H2 completely. Importantly, the ionizer above is one of the few that reverses the electrodes for cleaning whenever the unit has not been used for 6 hours to make sure the hydrogen concentration is constantly as high as possible. Unless ionizers have a self-cleaning feature to prevent scale and impurities from coating the electrolysis plates, the H2 concentration drastically reduces in a short time.  If one is in doubt, it is good to measure the amount of hydrogen with a test kit available from http://www.h2bluetestkit.com

The Molecular Hydrogen Foundation says, “The hydrogen gas concentration from water ionizers various significantly from less than 0.05 ppm to over 2.5 ppm depending on source water, flow rate, design, and cleanliness of the electrodes. Importantly alkaline water ionizers were developed decades before it was known of the therapeutic importance of molecular hydrogen, thus these units were optimized for alkaline pH not high dissolved hydrogen concentration. Typically, at normal flow and normal source water the concentration of H2 from an alkaline water ionizer is around 0.1 ppm to 0.7 ppm. By running the water very slowly, these machines may increase the molecular hydrogen concentration.”

Hydrogen, Inflammation and Pain

The cells that are repeatedly exposed to inflammatory mediators will have the genes that code for inflammatory response proteins switched on, and thus be in a constant state of inflammation. This leads to diseases and health conditions that are strongly linked to inflammation, including asthma and cardiovascular diseases. Some of the molecules in the body that can instigate a change in gene expression are: Nf-kB, TNFa, and reactive nitrogen species such as nitric oxide and peroxynitrite.

Hydrogen indirectly affects gene expression through its actions to modulate molecules that have a direct epigenetic effect, Molecular Hydrogen can:

· Impede release of NF-kB

· Reduce TNFa

· Reduce excess nitric oxide

· Scavenge peroxynitrite

Molecular hydrogen has been shown to be an anti-inflammatory in acute conditions, but it is also a potential epigenetic modifying agent for genes that code for chronic pain and inflammation.

11 things that can reduce your risk of getting cancer


For many, a cancer diagnosis is one of the scariest things imaginable. Though most cancers are treatable, it’s always best to try and prevent serious medical problems before they have a chance to occur.Here are a few things that, according to scientific research, can actually reduce your risk of getting cancer.

1. Don’t smoke or use tobacco products.

Most people probably know that smoking causes lung cancer, but that’s not the only damage cigarettes can do. According to the Mayo Clinic, lighting up can also leave you with cancer of the mouth, throat, larynx, cervix, bladder, pancreas, and kidney. Cutting out all tobacco exposure is important if you’re looking to minimize your risk of cancer. Chewing tobacco has also been linked to cancer of the mouth and pancreas, and second hand smoke can increase your risk of lung cancer, the Mayo Clinic further reports.

2. Limit alcohol, as your cancer risk can increase the more you drink.

According to the National Cancer Institute, there is strong scientific evidence suggesting the consumption of alcohol can lead to several types of cancers, including breast, liver, head, neck, and colorectal cancer. Research has also shown that people who use both alcohol and tobacco have a great risk of developing cancer, and that cancer risk increases the more a person drinks.

3. Maintaining a healthy weight lowers your risk of disease.

Watching your weight can benefit more than just your waistline. The Mayo Clinic suggests staying at a healthy weight can lower the risk of different cancers including breast, prostate, colon, lung, and kidney cancer.

4. Staying active is a cancer-fighting habit.

The Mayo Clinic notes that regular physical activity could lower your risk of breast and colon cancer.

You don’t have to be a gym rat to benefit from exercise. Any amount of physical activity is good for you, but adults should strive for 150 minutes a week of moderate aerobic activity or 75 minutes a week of vigorous activity.

5. Regular cancer screening tests can prevent some types of the disease from developing.

The American Cancer Society recommends regular screening tests to detect cancers before they have had a chance to spread. Some tests, like cervical and colon tests, can even prevent cancer from developing in the first place, according to the American Cancer Society. You should always attend scheduled screening tests and talk to your doctor about any additional tests you might like to have performed.

6. A healthy diet is crucial for preventing certain cancers.

Eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and high-quality sources of protein is good for your health in general, but it can also help prevent certain cancers. The American Cancer Society recommends eating at least two and a half cups of vegetables and fruits a day, consuming less red and processed meat, choosing whole grains over refined grains, and snacking on less sugar as good ways to lower your cancer risk.

7. Stay out of the sun.

Skin cancer is one of the most common kinds of cancer and avoiding excessive sun exposure is a good way to prevent it, according to the Mayo Clinic. Stick to the shade when possible, cover exposed areas of skin with tightly woven clothing, apply sunscreen liberally, and don’t use tanning beds to decrease your risk of skin cancer.

8. Get vaccinated against HPV.

If you have a cervix, you are susceptible to infection by strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) that cause cervical cancer. According to the National Cancer Institute, getting an HPV vaccine will decrease your risk of cervical cancer. Using barrier protection methods during sexual activity and limiting your sexual activity can also lower your risk.

9. Practice safe sex to help prevent certain cancers.

You probably know that unprotected sex can lead to sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancy, but not using the right birth control might also expose you to cancer-causing viruses. People with HIV or AIDS also have a higher risk of getting cancer of the liver, anus, or lungs, as further noted by the Mayo Clinic.

10. Avoid harmful pollutants.

Depending on what you do for work or where you live, you might be exposed to cancer-causing chemical substances. The World Health Organization recommends wearing protective clothing and masks when working with strong chemicals, restricting the use of strong chemicals to well-ventilated rooms or outside, and having your home checked for asbestos.

11. Consider taking a low-dose aspirin.


Harvard Medical School advises that men who take aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs seem to have a lower risk of colon and prostate cancers. However, the effect has not been definitively proven and taking too much aspirin can cause stomach bleeding.

How Fast Does Cancer Grow?

Over the years, I’ve found that many people don’t seem to realize that the vast majority of malignancies aren’t palpable and don’t create symptoms for several years, and sometimes decades. This is a critical point to understand, as our choices today are unmistakably what determine our risk for cancer and most chronic diseases in the years ahead – even thirty, forty, fifty years ahead.

When looking to understand the pace at which cancer grows and spreads, the main concept to consider is doubling time, which is the amount of time it takes for one cell to divide or for a group of cells (like a benign or malignant tumor) to double in size.

Doubling time is different for various tumours, but if you know the size of a tumor at two different points in its lifespan, you can calculate doubling time with the following 

To put this idea into numbers that are easily visualized, let’s say that a 1 millimeter mass (about one-fifth the diameter of a dime) is detected within lung tissue on a CT scan. If this same mass is measured to be 15 millimeters (the diameter of a dime) two years later, doubling time for this mass is 105 days.

Here’s the take-home point: a 1 millimeter cluster of cancerous cells typically contains somewhere in the ball park of a million cells, and on average, takes about six years to get to this size. Generally, a tumor can’t be detected until it reaches the 1 millimeter mark.

So to develop a mass that is likely to be problematic (say, about 5 centimeters to put a number to this example), make no mistake in understanding that this is a journey of many years.

To put it another way, a person doesn’t go from being relatively healthy to having cancer suddenly appear and spread throughout his body within a few months or even a year. To have a growth that is visible to the eye or cancer that has metastasized, generally, it’s scientifically sound to state that the cancerous mass began developing many years ago.

I like to share this information with clients because I find that it tends to heighten awareness of how important today’s food and lifestyle choices are in determining our risk for disease in the future.

It’s simple: what we do today determines our risk for disease tomorrow.

With this thought in mind, we can strive to apply the following guidelines to our daily choices to reduce risk of most chronic, degenerative conditions, including almost all types of cancer:

  1. Limit intake of refined sugar.
  2. Limit intake of unhealthy oils that are rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids.
  3. Limit exposure to ionizing radiation and electromagnetic fields.
  4. Avoid use of oral contraceptives and hormone replacement drugs whenever possible.
  5. Minimize exposure to exogenous toxins like pesticides, herbicides, heavy metals, dioxins, asbestos, volatile organic compounds, and polychlorinated biphenyls.
  6. Minimize or completely avoid use of recreational drugs.
  7. Optimize vitamin D status.
  8. Work at getting regular aerobic exercise and restful sleep.
  9. Strive to be emotionally balanced i.e. avoid living in a fight/flight state where sympathetic nervous system output dominates parasympathetic (rest/digest) tone.

I think it’s worth noting that the concept of cancer growth happening at a predictable pace applies to all major types of chronic disease. Risk of a cerebrovascular accident (stroke) is determined by how healthy our blood vessels and blood pressure are over decades, not by a sudden transient spike in pressure. Risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is determined by all of the substances that our lungs have been exposed to since day one. And so on and so forth.