Anti-Cancer Diet Defuniak Springs FL

Cancer-fighting agents in fruits and vegetables work in a variety of ways, and they work together synergistically in ways that we're only beginning to understand.

Lawrence Weinstein
(561) 200-3583
Bethesda Health City
Boynton Beach, FL
Business
Cardiology Associates of South Florida
Specialties
Nutrition, Internal Medicine
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: MedicareMedicaidHealthy District of Palm Beach CountyUnited HealthBCBSAetnaCignaGHIHumana
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Workmens Comp Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Delray Medical Center, Bethesda Medical Center, Boca Raton Community Hospital
Residency Training: Mt. Sinai and St Lukes Roosevelt New York
Medical School: Mt. Sinai Medical School, 1984
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Member Organizations: AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY
Awards: American Red Cross Hero Appreciation Award for Head of Pharmacy Delray Medical Center
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish,French,German

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Kimberly Kaplan
(786) 318-7950
PO Box 441507
Miami, FL
Services
Sports Nutrition
Membership Organizations
International Society of Sports Nutrition

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Marcene Faye Kreifels, MD
(850) 682-1735
1198 S Ferdon Blvd
Crestview, FL
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Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dr. Christopher Jackson, Ph.D., D.O.M., A.P. (FL),A Path to Wellness, LLC.
(727) 329-9637
6405 9th St. N. (Dr. MLK Jr. St. N.)
St. Petersburg, FL
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Acupressure, Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Bioidentical Hormones, Chelation Therapy, Colon Therapy, EFT / TFT, Guided Imagery, Hair Analysis, Herbology, Homeopathy, Integrative Medicine, Laser Therapy, Lymphatic Therapy, Magnetic Therapy, Massage Therapy, Meditation, Naturopathy, NHRT, Nutrition, Qi Gong, Reflexology, Tai Chi, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na, Wellness Centers, Yoga

20 West Spa
(941) 475-0020
20 West Wentworth St.
Englewood, FL
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Aromatherapy, Chelation Therapy, Colon Therapy, Color Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Crystal Therapy, Detoxification Foot Bath, Ear Coning, EFT / TFT, Energy Healing, Flower Essences, Healing Touch, Herbology, Kinesiology, Light Therapy, Massage Therapy, Meditation, Myofascial Release, Nutrition, Physical / Exercise Therapy, Raindrop Therapy, Reams Testing, Reconnective Healing, Sclerology, Spiritual Counseling, Stone Massage, Wellness Centers

Lisa Reimer, MD
(386) 673-9771
106 N Kings Rd Ste F
Ormond Beach, FL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Nutrition
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Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Fl Coll Of Med, Tampa Fl 33612
Graduation Year: 1977

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Dr. Christopher Jackson, Ph.D., D.O.M., A.P. (FL),A Path to Wellness, LLC.
(727) 329-9637
6405 9th St. N. (Dr. MLK Jr. St. N.)
Saint Petersburg, FL
Specialty
Acupressure, Acupuncture, Ayurveda, Bioidentical Hormones, Chelation Therapy, Colon Therapy, EFT / TFT, Guided Imagery, Hair Analysis, Herbology, Homeopathy, Integrative Medicine, Laser Therapy, Lymphatic Therapy, Magnetic Therapy, Massage Therapy, Meditation, Naturopathy, NHRT, Nutrition, Qi Gong, Reflexology, Tai Chi, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tui Na, Wellness Centers, Yoga

Lisa Marie Derosimo, MD
(561) 586-3646
Jupiter, FL
Specialties
Family Practice, Nutrition
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Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1996

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Helene Friedberg, MD
(954) 351-1112
2021 E Commercial Blvd Ste 306
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Female
Education
Medical School: Univ De Paris Vii, Uer De Med Lariboisiere-St Louis, Paris, France
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dara Wittenberg
1420 Highland Lane
Del Ray Beach, FL
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Sports Nutrition
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International Society of Sports Nutrition

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The Anti-Cancer Diet:

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By Peter Jaret

It wasn’t until my annual physical examination, and a simple question from the doctor about my family health history, that I found myself thinking, Uh-oh.

Fourteen years ago my mother died of lung cancer. Ten years later my aunt died of the same disease. Not long ago my brother was diagnosed with lymphoma. Of course I’d known all that. But somehow I hadn’t consciously admitted to myself how often cancer had struck. Brain tumors, skin cancer, prostate cancer—they all showed up somewhere in the family tree. Were we especially susceptible to this terrible disease? And was there anything to do to lower the risk?

Risk for some cancers, in fact, does run in families. Some inherited genes seem to make it easier for healthy cells to mutate into malignancy; others can impair the body’s built-in ability to disable cancer-causing substances before they cause trouble. Inherited risk helps explain why some smokers live until they’re 95 and others, like my mother and her sister, die of lung cancer in their sixties. Someday, genetic tests may be used routinely to assess a person’s risk of specific cancers. But I don’t want to wait for that. I want to do whatever I can to lower my risk. Now.

So I called Melanie Polk, a dietitian and director of nutrition education at the American Institute for Cancer Research, and she told me the same thing I would hear from almost every expert, alternative or mainstream, including the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society. “Eat more fruits and vegetables. That’s the single most important step most people can take to lower their cancer risk.”

After decades of waging war against cancer, was that the best researchers could offer? Steer your cart to the produce aisle?

“Absolutely,” says John Weisburger, a physician and expert on diet and health at the American Health Foundation/Institute for Cancer Prevention. “It’s hardly news that fruits and vegetables—really, almost any foods that come from plants—are good for health. The real surprise has been discovering just how much protection they contain.” Indeed, foods from plants are turning out to be rich in hundreds, even thousands of newly identified substances that work in many different ways to lower cancer danger. Some boost levels of enzymes in the body that neutralize cancer-causing substances. Some protect cell walls, so carcinogens can’t get in and cause damage. Antioxidants in foods can prevent damage from free radicals that might otherwise disrupt DNA, setting in motion genetic changes that could lead to cancer. Researchers have even discovered substances in food that trigger damaged cells to self-destruct, preventing tumors from forming.

“Cancer-fighting agents in fruits and vegetables work in a variety of ways, and they work together synergistically in ways that we’re only beginning to understand,” says Arthur D. Heller, an internist, gastroenterologist, and clinical nutrition specialist at New York City’s Weill Cornell Medi...

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