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When your body is injured for example, if you have a cut then the cells surrounding the cut reproduce to replace the damaged cells. These cells "know" to stop reproducing after they have fixed the injured area.  But sometimes, a cell will begin to reproduce itself for no apparent reason. The "daughter" cells that it produces then form a growth or lump. This is cancer. Often, a cell from this lump, or tumor, spreads to another part of the body and begins reproduction there. These cells are not receptive to the normal signal  by the body to stop reproducing. Eventually, this abnormal tissue interferes with the ability of the body  and its cells, organs, and other structures to perform their appointed functions, and illness or death results.

It is not known exactly why some cells will behave in this way. It is known that certain things will increase the chances of  specific kinds of cancer. Environmental factors and diet are widely believed  to be two of the major causes of the disease cancer. People exposed to cigarette smoke have significantly higher rates of lung cancer than other people. Regular alcohol consumption increases the risk of mouth and throat cancers. A diet that is high in fat and low in fiber is associated with a greater risk of colorectal cancer, and is a factor in breast and prostate cancer as well. Many experts believe that what these apparently different risk factors have in common is that they increase the body's exposure to free radicals. They theorize that damage from free radicals is an important factor in causing the uncontrolled cellular growth that is characteristic of cancer. Free radicals can be controlled by grape seed extract, pomegranate seed extracts, and others.Others believe that factors such as cigarette smoking and poor dietary habits increase the risk of cancer because these weaken the immune system. In addition to blaming diet and environmental pollutants, many experts state a link between cancer and stress. Poor diet and nutrition may be indicated by symptoms of anemia which may often  be an early warning sign of cancer.

In the USA, each minute a person will die from cancer. Over 3 million Americans have cancer, and 1 out of 3 will eventually die of some form of this disease. There are well over 100 different  forms of cancer. They have  different causes, cause different symptoms, and vary in the speed at which they spread. However, most types of cancer fall into these categories:

  1. Carcinomas affect the skin, mucous membranes, glands, and internal organs

  2. Leukemias are cancers of blood-forming tissues

  3. Lymphomas affect the lymphatic system.

  4. Sarcomas affect muscles, connective tissue, and bones

The nutritional program and other recommendations outlined in this section are designed for persons who have been diagnosed with cancer, as well as for those who wish to enhance their chances of avoiding this disease.  Take oral supplements daily with meals. Use only natural vitamin supplements. The following supplement program and other changes to make in your lifestyle can help with both prevention and in healing of cancer.


Nutrient / Supplement Importance
( 1 - 10 )
Helpful notes
Carotenoids 10 very important for rebuilding and repair of body cells which is critical for cancer patients. Generally, a carotenoid mixture combined with a complete multi-vitamin with good mineral content will produce good results. Chemotherapy patients using combinations of everything listed on this page will improve their recovery rate, grow back hair sooner, and feel better.
vitamin A 10 work with carotenoids
Omega fatty acids 10 extremely important for reducing cancerous tumors and helps strengthen the bodies immune system which is weaken by cancer . Fatty acids are found in omega fatty acids from fish oil, flax seed & borage seed oil.
Multi-vitamin & Mineral supplement 10 contains vitamin E, vitamin B , vitamin C, magnesium, manganese, selenium, and zinc which all are helpful in both the treatment and prevention of cancer. The nutrients in a daily supplement are required for good general health and well being.
Garlic 10 garlic has been shown to inhibit the formation of free radicals which can benefit those with cancer. Garlic also helps boost the immune system. A combination herbal immune system remedy often includes garlic.
Pomegranate seed extract 10 strong anti-oxidant
Bioflavinoids 9 bioflavonoids are anti-cancer agents that promote the production of natural interferon in the body.
Shiitake 10 The shiitake mushroom stimulates a person's immune system to produce more interferon, which is a natural compound that fights viruses and often used as a treatment against cancer.
Reishi 9 the herb reishi mushroom serves both to boost the immune system weakened by cancer and it also has anti-tumor fighting abilities. Normally it maybe found in an immune system herbal mixture.
Myrrh resin 8 promotes healing and it works well with frankincense and aloe vera
Blessed Thistle 8 herb used in Europe for almost any problem and used for many inflammation problems and for cancer. Often used in a blend with myrrh and frankincense.
Dandelion 8 herb that helps detox and heal the body
Red Clover 8 herb good for cancer therapy and works well with all of the other herbs listed on this page
Olive leaf extract 8 enhances the immune system and indicated good results fighting cancer
Astragalus 8 herb for the immune system
Echinacea 8 herb for the immune system, a natural antibiotic
Chicory 8 herb that works well with dandelion with purifying properties
Glutathione 8 has preventative effects against cancer
Carnitine 7 protects against damage from free radicals and toxins which are associated with cancer. Some omega mixtures contain carnitine.
Taurine 7 Serves as foundation for tissue and organ repair.
Grape seed 7 powerful anti-oxidant
Folic acid 7 aids in cancer protection
Niacin 7 vitamin B3 helps improve circulation and needed for red blood cells
vitamin B12 7 prevents anemia problems and helps with stress



Other Changes To Make

  • drink 6-8 glasses of steam distilled or filtered water a day

  • eat 50% raw fruits and vegetables (organic is best)

  • nuts, seeds, and whole grains are good

  • juice is good (make your own with a juice machine)

  • do not worry as much about calories as eating the right foods

  • carrot and celery sticks are good to use as a snack

  • a colon cleansing can be very helpful - (do several times each year)

  • do not drink coffee, alcohol, soda pop, other junk food drinks

  • do not eat processed foods white sugar, white flour, etc...

  • use stress relief like going for walks in the park (or the 10/90 rule - see Stress)

  • brown rice is good to eat

  • avoid red meat and animal fats

  • reduce dairy products cheese, milk, and others

  • fast a few days a month

  • get at least 8 hours of sleep 

  • exercise light to moderate amounts

  • avoid artificial sweeteners like Aspartame and NutraSweet

  • do not smoke and avoid second hand smoke

  • do not skip meals - just eat better and not as much at each meal

  • do not chew gum - it can cause you to feel hungry

  • do not watch too much TV try reading a book or something else

All information presented on these web pages is not meant to diagnose, prescribe, or to administer to any physical ailments.
In all matters related to your health please contact a qualified, licensed Medical Consultant or Doctor.
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........Symmetry herbal and nutritional products for Women, Children, and Men includes vitamins, herb supplements, skin care, weight loss, water filters, sport's nutrition, and health maintenance. Giving you and your family an alternative natural way for prevention and healing treatment of disease - also to aid in well being of mind, body, and spirit.