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Five to Thrive Steps to Cancer Prevention

Do you know about five major areas of your physical health that helps to reduce your cancer risk? A new book Five to Thrive: Your Cutting-Edge Cancer Prevention Plan by Lise N. Alschuler, ND, FABNO, and Karolyn A. Gazella shares five vital, vibrant steps to greater health.

With easy to understand information and inspiring tips to live better and longer, Dr. Alschuler and Karolyn Gazella explain five pathways as 1) Immune 2) Inflammation 3) Hormones 4) Insulin Resistance 5) Digestion/Detoxification. These areas are ways in your life that maybe you’ve thought about before and perhaps even with some medical attention. With some current studies and cutting-edge, comprehensive information, this book has the potential to help you go further improving your health and life. If you are only beginning to learn about your health and healing to reduce cancer risk, this book provides clear information and steps forward.

The cancer prevention plan in Five to Thrive shares how pathways are parts of your body that impact your physical health. Various ways that you live impacting your health affect your pathways with key components related to cancer. Five to Thrive explains how dysfunctions in the five pathways can lead to ill health with cancer. But understanding and acting toward optimal functions in the pathways supports optimal wellness to reduce cancer risk.

What are key points for each of the five pathways addressed in a cancer prevention plan to help illustrate the power that is within each person? Dr. Alschuler and Karolyn Gazella give these answers.
1. The human body contains trillions of specialized immune system cells that search for, identify, and destroy damaged cells, including cancer cells.

2. Prolonged inflammation creates tissue chaos, ultimately resulting in an environment that favors cancer development. The good news is that we can quench the inflammatory fires and heal the damage caused by chronic inflammation.

3. Hormones are powerful messengers that often serve as growth signals for cells, which makes hormonal balance paramount to controlled growth and cancer prevention.

Insulin Resistance
4. Cells are studded with insulin receptors and will use insulin to stimulate their proliferation, making insulin resistance a dangerous state that can, in fact, be reversed through diet and lifestyle.

5. Our digestive/detoxification pathway provides us with critical nutrients and helps us to rid our system of toxic, cancer-causing substances.
You can learn a lot more in Five to Thrive about cancer prevention, including powerful tips and tools regarding spirit, movement, and rejuvenation. Dr. Alschuler and Karolyn Gazella also authored The Definitive Guide to Cancer, 3rd Edition: An Integrative Approach to Prevention, Treatment, and Healing.

EmbodiWorks also has cancer prevention information about the immune system, inflammation, detoxification, more about whole body care to reduce cancer risk, mind-body balance, spirit, movement, and other health and healing topics.

What aspects of your health are your priorities to reduce your cancer risk? Share what you think.