Diet and Cancer Prevention

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The Amazing Benefits of Fiber in Food

Food fiber has amazing benefits for health. We began learning about some of its benefits about 50 years ago. Previously it was thought to be of no nutritional value because we can’t digest it, and it doesn’t provide any calories or nutrients to humans. Thanks to Dr. Burkitt’s observations in…

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Zimbabwe

Africa University

Africa University — I’m on my way to Zimbabwe as you read this issue of the Wellness Newsletter. Leaving San Antonio on January 15th, I fly to Zimbabwe on Ethiopian Airlines, with a stop in Ethiopia on the way. I’ll get to Africa University in Old Mutare late on Saturday,…

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WHOLE is Best for WELLNESS

WHOLE: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition is the title of T. Colin Campbell’s new book. Dr. Campbell is Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University. He has done cutting-edge nutritional research for over 50 years and has produced over 350 professional research papers. He and his son, Thomas M.…

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Breast Cancer – A Changing Paradigm

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer is tragic. All systemic cancer is tragic, but metastatic breast cancer is especially so. The breast is changed from being a source of  nurturing to becoming a carrier of pain and death. Historically, breast cancer was rare in lesser-developed countries, and it…

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