Monday, April 19, 2010
Three Year Results: Overview
show that approximately 1 in 7 women will get breast cancer. Most women don’t
realize they are exposed to something daily that increases their risk and
that’s Xenoestrogens or external estrogens that mimic our own estrogen.
shows that estrogen can cause cancer cells to grow. Researchers stumbled upon
something interesting while studying cancers cultured in plastic petri dishes,
and that was that these cancers grew even without added estrogen. The
phthalates that leach out of plastic are potent estrogen mimickers. We call
these Xenoestrogens or external estrogens. This compound can cause cancer cells
to grow where in other instances they would stay dormant.
estrogen mimics are found in plastic bottles that hold all types of beverages
from milk to water. Also found in plastic wraps that cover your foods.
will also be exposed to other estrogen mimics from non organic meat and dairy
products from animals given growth hormones. And numerous pesticides used on
our crops also have estrogen like activity.
some of our body care product such as shampoos and sunscreen contain chemicals
that cause a dysfunction of estrogen.
first step is to eliminate these harmful external estrogens through changing
habits and eating the right cancer fighting foods. Yes, there are foods that
supercharge your own healthy estrogen that can prevent cancer from growing! The
next step is to restore balance to our body’s own estrogen.
is a very simple and accurate saliva test I offer to my clients, which, when
analyzed by the lab, produces a clear picture of the levels of not only your
estrogen, but progesterone and testosterone. If a problem is identified, I then
work with my clients on an individual basis to balance their system, not with
drugs, but naturally. Sometimes
adjustments are as simple as slight changes in diet. Other times, it’s a little more involved. Either way, the end result can be life
Karen Roth, MS, NC holds a Masters of
Science degree in Holistic Nutrition and is an author, and active member of the
National Association of Nutritional Professionals, the American Holistic Health Association and the Menopause Type Network®. Offices located in both Santa Clarita and Sherman
Oaks. Contact Karen Roth at 818-400-5410
or visit www.karenrothnutrition.com