Cure For Cancer

An ambitious goal, yes, but one we can all work towards. Numerous scientific studies have shown chemicals and contaminants in food, air, water, and everyday products cause or increase the risk of getting cancer.
We CAN make more informed decisions on the products that we choose to use!

This is a list of information I have found researching known causes of cancers that are preventable by avoiding or eliminating exposure to certain chemicals or contaminants. I will be routinely updating this post with new information as there is a lot of it. A carcinogen is a substance directly involved in causing cancer.

Easy Vegetable Salad

1 Cucumber
1 Red Bell Pepper
1 Green Bell Pepper
2 tbsp. Dill Weed
2 tbsp. Olive Oil
3 tbsp. Apple Cider Vinegar

Slice Cucumber and Bell Peppers into bite size pieces. Add Dill, Olive Oil, and Apple Cider Vinegar. Stir until evenly coated, serve immediately or refrigerate for later. Enjoy!

What's In A Vaccine?

Additives used in the production of vaccines may include:

ALUMINUM -gels or salts of aluminum which are added as adjuvants to help the vaccine stimulate a better response. Adjuvants help promote an earlier, more potent response, and more persistent immune response to the vaccine. (ALUMINUM: can cause skin irritation, Alzheimer's disease, and lung disease.)

ANTIBIOTICS - which are added to some vaccines to prevent the growth of germs (bacteria) during production and storage of the vaccine. No vaccine produced in the United States contains penicillin. (ANTIBIOTICS: kill the healthy bacteria in our bodies which can lead to yeast overgrowth resulting in leaky gut, candidiasis, thrush, and a host of other illnesses.)

FORMALDEHYDE -is used to inactivate bacterial products for toxoid vaccines, (these are vaccines that use an inactive bacterial toxin to produce immunity.) It is also used to kill unwanted viruses and bacteria that might contaminate the vaccine during production. Most formaldehyde is removed from the vaccine before it is packaged.
(FORMALDEHYDE: is banned in Sweden and Japan mainly because of its inability to inhibit the growth of acid producing bacteria and its implication in cancer.)

MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE (MSG) - and 2-phenoxy-ethanol which are used as stabilizers in a few vaccines to help the vaccine remain unchanged when the vaccine is exposed to heat, light, acidity, or humidity.(MSG: may cause headaches, nausea, vomiting, heart palpitations, chest pain, sweating, flushing, wheezing, facial numbness, tightness, or pressure, may act as a slow neurotoxin contributing to dementia, brain lesions, gross obesity, stunted growth, reproductive disorders, learning disabilities, behavior disorders, retinal degeneration(possibly leading to blindness), addiction, stroke, epilepsy, brain trauma, multiple sclerosis, neuropathic pain, schizophrenia, anxiety, depression, degenerative disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).)

THIMERISOL - is a mercury-containing preservative that is added to vials of vaccine that contain more than one dose to prevent contamination and growth of potentially harmful bacteria.
For children with a prior history of allergic reactions to any of these substances in vaccines, parents should consult their child’s healthcare provider before vaccination.(MERCURY: can accumulate in the body and permanently damage or fatally injure the brain and kidneys.)

EGG PROTEIN - is found in influenza and yellow fever vaccines, which are prepared using chicken eggs. Ordinarily, persons who are able to eat eggs or egg products safely can receive these vaccines.

*Information not in parenthesis sourced from

Kale Recipe

1 Bunch Kale
Diced Slice of Onion
2 Cloves Garlic
4 tsp. Powdered Ginger
2-3 tbsp. Olive Oil

Combine Olive Oil, Garlic, and Onion in frying pan. Heat over medium high heat. Tear the Kale leaves into bite size pieces and place them in the pan. Put in the powdered ginger once a few Kale leaves are in the pan. Stir frequently until desired tenderness is reached. Remove and serve.

Nutrition in Cilantro

Fresh Cilantro
Daily Value Per 100 Grams               

Calories                    23             1%                        
Carbohydrates          3.67g          3%
Protein                    2.13g          4%
Total Fat                   .52g          2%
Dietary Fiber            2.80g           6.5%  
Sodium                    46mg           3%
Potassium               521mg          11%

Folate                    62mcg          15.5%
Niacin                     1.1mg           7%
Pantothenic Acid       .57mg          11%
Pyridoxine                .15mg          11%
Riboflavin                 .16mg          12%
Thiamin                   .07mg          5.5%
Vitamin A              6748 IU          225%
Vitamin E                2.5mg           17%
Vitamin C                 27mg          45%
Vitamin K               310mcg         258%  

Calcium                   67mg           7%
Iron                       1.77mg         22%
Magnesium                26mg          6.5%
Manganese               .43mg         18.5%
Phosphorus                48mg         7%
Selenium                    .9mg         2%
Zinc                          .5mg         4.5%

Carotene-a             36mcg
Carotene-b             3930mcg
crypto-xanthin-b      202mcg
lutein-zeaxanthin     865mcg  



Nutrition Information

Get in depth nutrition information for many common foods including: calories,carbohydrates, protein and amino acids, fats and fatty acids, vitamins, minerals, sterols and more:

Gazpacho Recipe

3 Tomatoes
1/2 Purple Onion
1/2 Cucumber
1 Red Bell Pepper
2 Stalks Celery
2 tbsp. Fresh Cilantro
1 Clove Garlic
1/4 cup Red Wine Vinegar
1/4 cup Olive Oil
Juice of 1 Lemon
1 Avocado
4 cups Tomato/Vegetable Juice

Chill Tomato/Vegetable Juice before preparing. Chop all Vegetables into bite size pieces. Combine all ingredients and serve. Chill any remaining portion.

Cilantro Pesto Recipe

2 Bunches Organic Cilantro
1/4 to 1/2 cup Shelled Walnuts
2-3 Cloves Garlic
Juice of 1 Regular Sized Lemon
3 tbsp Olive and/or Canola Oil

Remove large stems from Cilantro. Put Oil, Lemon Juice, Sliced Garlic into Blender. Add a handful of Cilantro and a few Walnuts. Puree until blended. Add another handful of Cilantro and a few Walnuts, blend, and continue until done.

Serve in place of mayo on turkey or ham sandwiches, over rotini noodles, as a chip or vegetable dip, etc.

10 Foods To Buy Organic

These are high on the food chain, and thus can concentrate chemicals from the animals' diets in their fatty tissues.

Also high on the food chain and rich in fats, which is where harmful chemicals become stored.

While not strictly organic, it is critical to buy wild fish and avoid all farmed fish, which can contain high levels of contaminants. Hint: All   "Atlantic Salmon"  is farmed, as this fish is virtually extinct in the wild.

Strawberries, raspberries, and other berries including grapes have a thin, absorbent skin that you eat. These fruits are heavily sprayed and tend to absorb more of the chemicals that they come in contact with during production.

Lettuce, spinach and celery are highly sprayed, and have no outer shell to protect the part you eat--the leaf.

Mushrooms are highly absorbent, and conventional growing uses powerful fungicides between crops to keep stray species from invading the intended crop.

Conventional potatoes, yams, carrots, onions and other root crops can be sprayed with fungicides as well as pesticides, and the parts you eat grow in direct contact with the chemicals.

Banana plantations use up to 20x more pesticides per acre than crops grown in industrialized countries. Conventional bananas are often grown with a blue plastic bag of pesticides placed over the soft, absorbent skin of the fruit.

That shiny apple has a wax coating that locks in the pesticides and makes them very difficult to wash off.

Technically not "foods," but hot-water brewing can concentrate the residual pesticides used in the growing process while it is extracting the "good stuff." Remember to use an unbleached filter and to avoid the Styrofoam cup like a plague!

-Living Green, by Greg Horn
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Air Cleaning Houseplants

Aloe Vera, Elephant Ear Philodendron, Ficus, and Golden Pothos---very effectively remove Formaldehyde.

English Ivy, Peace Lily, and Corn Plants--- can eliminate most Benzene.

Spider Plants, Golden Pothos---very effectively remove Carbon Monoxide.

-Living Green, By Greg Horn

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Ingredients to Avoid

PARABENS:(methyl, propyl, ethyl, isobutyl, butyl, benzyl) petro-chemicals, implicated in a multitude of health problems, estrogenic, cancer causing, allergenic, found in cancerous breast tissue, possibly replicates in dna, stored in fat cells

PEG ingredients: carcinogens, acne promoters, contact dermatitis

PETROLEUM: (petrolatum, mineral oils, vaseline) acne producing, may be carcinogenic, causes long term dry skin, respiratory toxin

PHTHALATES: such as dibutyl phthalate (DBP), not necessarily mentioned on a label, look out for those convenient, squeezable plastics and by all means don't heat them! reproductive toxins, birth defects of the male reproductive system, carcinogens, mutation agents, stored in fat cells

PROPYLENE GLYCOL: easily absorbed petrochemical solvent that causes contact dermatitis, skin irritations, acne and allergies

PVP: widely used synthetic polymer, cancer causing

STEARIC: (acid and others) carcinogens, skin irritants, comedogenic

SILICA: known human carcinogen. may be in the form of tiny particles of glass, sand or bits of ground quartz from mining operations, or even an extract from horsetail plant

HYDROXYMETHYL GLYCINATE: releases formaldehyde, a known cancer agent

TALC: can contain asbestos, do not use on babies, linked to ovarian cancer, respiratory toxin

TEA ingredients: (not tea, but rather ingredients with TEA in front) severe irritants, can contain ammonium salts, eye irritant, sensitizer, may cause formation of carcinogens

Ingredients to Avoid

FORMALDEHYDE: is often hidden in other ingredients, banned in Sweden and Japan mainly because of its inability to inhibit the growth of acid producing bacteria and its implication in cancer

FRAGRANCE: highly allergenic. no one has to list the chemicals used in fragrances. contains large quantities of toxins and chemicals not disclosed.  fragrance-free means that fragrance chemicals have been added to the product to mask the natural aromas of the ingredients

GLYCERIN: look for vegetable glycerin, glycerin without the vegetable qualifier usually means petrochemical

GLYCEROL STEARATE: linked to the creation of free radicals and prostaglandin inhibitors

GRAPEFRUIT SEED EXTRACT: synthetic preservatives triclosan, methyl paraben and benzethonium chloride can be added to preserve personal care products, however, companies do not have to list this ingredient since it is contained within the extract

HYDROQUINONE: toxic, irritant, banned in Europe, can cause hyper-pigmentation

IMIDAZALIDOL UREA: strong irritant, releases formaldehyde, toxic

LAURETH FAMILY: (ingredients with laureth, laurate or lauryl extensions) carcinogenic, skin irritants, may be contaminated with large amounts of toxins in manufacturing process, contains ammonium salts, mutagen, acne producing

PABA: may cause formation of nitrosamines, cause photosensitivity, being studied for carcinogenic implications

Ingredients to Avoid

ALUMINUM ingredients: skin irritants, can cause Alzheimer's, lung disease

AMMONIUM ingredients: toxic, carcinogenic

BENZOATES/BENZOPHENONES: implicated in a wide variety of health problems, testicular cancer, cell mutation, and other cancers

BHA & BHT: cancer, encourages the breakdown of vitamins such as vitamin d, can cause lipid and cholesterol levels to increase, endocrine disrupter

CETEARETH: carcinogen

COAL TAR: (petrochemical. look for cade tar or pine tar instead) low-level exposure is linked to cancer

COLORANTS: (fd&c and other coal tar dyes) carcinogens, topical irritants, may cause acne and skin irritations, may contain aluminums, have caused tumors in rats, low-level exposure is linked to cancer

COCAMIDOPROPYL BETAINE: usually written as derived from palm, however contains a significant petroleum component and can cause serious irritation and allergenic response

DIMETHICONE: (and other methicone ingredients) cancer suspect, caused tumors and mutation in lab animals

DEA ingredients: (all ingredients with DEA after the first word) cause cancer

EMULSIFYING WAXES: (and the "fatty acids") linked to the creation of free radicals and prostaglandin inhibitors