medicinal mushrooms and cancer

Introduction to Medicinal Mushrooms: Dr. Cynthia Bye, 2400 Broadway St Vancouver, WA 98663 360-695-8800 Medicinal mushrooms have some of the most potent remedial compounds found in nature, and they are starting to be recognized in Western society for their great wellness properties. Interestingly enough, humans are more closely related to fungi than to any other kingdom, including plants, protozoans, and bacteria, and we have developed similar defenses against mutual disease-causing enemies...
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Do we really need to take Supplements?

this beautiful article from my summer intern Kaslin Daniels People assume that if they eat healthfully, there is no need for supplemental vitamins or multi-vitamins. Although this is ideal and may have been true at one time, it is naïve to believe that you can get all the nutrients you need just in your food with the way food is manufactured now. While a small percentage of people are able to grow and pick their own produce, the majority relies on processing, canning, and freezing methods to pr...
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Are hCG diets harming people?

I am sure I am not the only person concerned about the use of hCG and cancer. I have done a lot of reading on this subject for a couple of reasons, 1. my patients are asking about and it. 2. it just does not seem Naturopathic to me to starve someone (500 calories per day by any definition is in the starvation mode) then give them a hormone that is increased in a proliferative situation like pregnancy?? What happened to good nutrition, exercise, blood sugar control etc. Starvation diet with hCG j...
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More benefits shown for fish oil

Further Research on the Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acid There is little to debate about the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids anymore. The American Heart Association has confirmed that omega-3 fatty acids promote heart health in healthy people as well as those with cardiovascular disease. By allowing oxygen flow into our cells. In addition to lowering blood pressure, omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to decrease the risk of abnormal heartbeats and triglyceride levels, A recent European study, pu...
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Fish oil in the news

Fish oil was in the news again. A small study on lung cancer patients shows fish oil to reduce muscle wasting and weight loss, from chemotherapy. There are hundreds of studies on fish oil. I use cod liver oil from deep sea cod because there are less toxins in the deep sea. It has the omega three fatty acids we need. They are called essential fatty acids because the body can not make them. Omega threes have both EPA and DHA. Cod liver oil has a good amount of both. I give every patient fish oil b...
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Sugar in the News Again

OK we all know sugar is not good for us. We all know about the diabetes connection to sugar. All my cancer patients know that cancer loves sugar. Follow this link to a article in the NY daily news about an ad in NYC about sugar in soft drinks and diabetes. Pretty scary read the full article here In good health, Dr. Bye
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The most important thing you can do for your health is free

<i class="fa fa-heartbeat"></i> I have attended 4 oncology conferences in the last 3 months. Learned all the latest chemotherapy, and neutraceutical approaches to treating cancer. All the billions of dollars spent on research to try and improve outcomes and the study that shows the best outcomes and reduced recurrence rates the most is ..... exercise and weight loss. It far outweighs any other therapy. The hard part is the studies showed you have to exercise 1 hour per day aerobical...
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Vitamin D and Cancer

Lots of news about Vitamin D lately. They have actually admitted that 400IU is not enough. Although data shows that we are all low in Vit D they have only raised the recommended daily amount to 600-800IU. I routinely take 6000 IU per day and have for years. I do this because of the amazing data on Vit D on cancer. We are all low in Vit D but it turns out that cancer patients are even lower. I recently returned from the Society of Integrative Oncology conference in NYC. One of the presentation...
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Healthcare Reform Great for Drug Companies

Well everyone is asking me my opinion on the new healthcare reform. I applaud our president for sticking to his campaign promise at the risk of his re-election. As for healthcare reform... that is not what this is. It is insurance and access reform with the end result is selling more drugs. My biggest fear is we are going to have greater access to a healthcare system that does not work. The working poor will now have access, but to what. More drug interventions. Drugs are the number one c...
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Diabetes Prevention has a 100% Cure Rate

It's also reversible So we have all heard the dismal statistics. 60% of Americans are overweight and 30% are obese. 90% of all diabetics fall into these two categories. Now for the most horrific news. Our children are too big for standard car seats. OK that has to get our attention. It is one thing to put ourselves at risk for blindness, kidney failure, amputations, heart disease, stroke and cancer, but not our children. It is time to take control and just say no to diabetes. So as a Naturopat...
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