If You’re Concerned About Breast Cancer…What You Must Know

Helayne Waldman, Ed.D, CNE, is a holistic nutrition educator specializing in nutritional support for those with cancer or those at risk for cancer.  Helayne received her doctorate at the University of San Francisco and teaches nutrition at Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition and Culinary Arts in Berkeley, CA.  She has a private practice in Oakland,

Ginger Selectively Kills Breast Cancer Cells

We’d like to share this article about ginger’s link to breast cancer recovery and prevention with the upcoming event, The Cancer Journey, hosted by the Ceres Community Project. Bauman College Founder and President, Dr. Ed Bauman, will be at The Cancer Journey to share his knowledge about healthful foods that assist with cancer recovery and

Top 11 Cancer Fighting Foods

1. Cruciferous Vegetables: Broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, bok choy and kale all score high for containing many anti-cancer substances, such as isothiocyanates. Sulforaphane and indole-3-carbinol in cruciferous vegetables protect against prostate, bladder, colon, pancreatic, gastric, breast and other hormone-related cancers. 2. Garlic, onions, scallions, leeks, and chives have an array of anti-cancer substances including

Learn to Calculate Glycemic Index

The Glycemic Index (GI) is a measurement that ranks the effects of carbohydrates on our blood sugar levels on a scale of 0 to 100. Carbohydrates that break down quickly during digestion and release glucose rapidly into the bloodstream have a high GI. Carbohydrates that break down more slowly and release glucose more gradually into

Managing Autoimmune Disease

  Check out this excerpt from an article written by Jodi Friedland, M.S. and Ed Bauman, M.Ed., PhD and take look at what causes autoimmune disease and how diet can affect it. Conventional medicine tends to view autoimmune illness as the result of an over-stimulated immune system that attacks organs and tissues as if they

A Recipe For Immune Health

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. The recipe for immune health is to eat and sleep well, stay hydrated, walk daily, take antioxidant nutrients and maintain a kind, positive attitude come what may. The immune system is our cellular guardian angel and private body guard. The sweet part is that it works to watch over us

Swine Flu: Media, Medicine + Natural Health Perspectives

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. The Swine Flu outbreak of Spring 2009 created a media circus and nightly news horror movie with all of us as supporting actors (without pay). The Plot: A new molecule of mass destruction is released from our neighbor to the South, comprised of a deadly mix of bird, human, and swine flu, and the phenomenon is

Cool Inflammation: Say No to NSAIDS

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D, N.C. Share Guide, Nov/Dec 2008 (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) Common prescription and over-the-counter pain relievers such as Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Vioxx®, and Celebrex® may work for the short-term but are not as safe as you might think! NSAID-associated health issues are estimated to result in 103,000 hospitalizations and 16,500 deaths per year.

Diabetes and Sugar Substitutes

By Jodi Friedlander N.C. Recent research studies, and much clinical and anecdotal evidence, suggest sugar substitutes—including aspartame and Splenda®—are contributing to weight gain and diabetes. This is in addition to the many other side effects connected with them. Recent research studies, and much clinical and anecdotal evidence, suggest sugar substitutes—including aspartame and sucralose (as in

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