Jeanne's Bliss Blog

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

I love the Dr. Oz Show



Two New Rices I want to try
They were in a basket I received for Mother's Day
I love gourmet food items

From the Dr. Oz Show

Cancer Figters in each isle

Produce Aisle Picks

Cantaloupe – a great source of carotenoids, plant chemicals that act as antioxidants shown to reduce the risk of lung cancer
Kale and cabbage – cruciferous vegetables, like kale and cabbage, are rich in diindolymethane, and might protect against prostate cancer



Freezer Aisle Pick

Edamame (soybeans) – These cancer-fighting beans contain phytoestrogens, that may help prevent estrogen-driven cancers by binding to estrogen receptors. They are also good for the men of the household since evidence suggests the isoflavones found in soy products may help fight prostate cancer.



Cereal Aisle Pick

Whole Grain Oats – Oats have the highest proportion of soluble fiber of any grain. Fiber is rich in antioxidants, helps fight colon cancer and phenolic compounds in whole grains my help reduce the risk of certain GI cancers. Dr. Oz’s picks in this aisle are cereals high in folate, fiber and/or flaxseed.


Beverage Aisle Picks
Orange juice – this favorite breakfast beverage is a powerful source of folate which has been linked to lowered risk for GI and pancreatic cancer
Green tea – one of Dr. Oz’s favorite drinks, green tea is lower in caffeine than coffee and can help prevent prostate cancer and possibly bladder cancer
Pomegranate juice – this juice is extremely antioxidant-rich and helps prevent colon and prostate cancer
Soy milk – also made from soy beans, soy milk works the same way as edamame to fight cancer


Household Aisle Picks

Sunscreen – lather on the SPF each and every time you go out in the sun to block exposure to ultraviolet rays

Mop or damp cloth – it’s important to get rid of dust without spreading it around your home. Recent evidence has shown that dust can contain the following:

PBDEs – a group of chemicals, one of which is known to be carcinogenic, which come from the inside of damaged furniture (exposing the inner cushioning) and from plastics and TVs
DDT – recent studies have found evidence of DDT in house dust, even though the pesticide was banned in the US in 1972. This carcinogen can remain in carpet and furniture for years after being introduced in your home.
Arsenic – this airborne carcinogen comes from mining, smelting, burning fossil fuels and other industrial processes. Eighty percent of arsenic can be removed by dusting regularly.

4 Comments:

At 11:55 PM, Blogger Draffin Bears said...

Hi Jeanne,

Lot of really interesting information here, thanks for sharing.
We are what we eat and to be healthy we do need to watch what we eat.

Enjoy the rest of the week
Hugs
Carolyn

 
At 4:24 AM, Blogger Jeanne said...

Love and hugs

 
At 8:48 AM, Blogger Absolutely Ladylike said...

Love Dr.Oz too :-) Have to check this out...

Hope you're having a wonderful week so far my dear friend.

Cheers: Evi

 
At 9:24 AM, Blogger Jeanne said...

Love and hugs

 

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