The Magic of Fungi - The Health Benefits of Mushrooms

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Do you know that mushrooms are more than savory dishes? You may not know the extent of mushrooms' health benefits beyond amazing recipes.Besides that, do you know that mushrooms are a unique kingdom other than being plants or animals? They belong to the fungi kingdom. Although mushrooms look like plants, they are more like animals than they are pla...
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Insights About Colon Cancer You Need to Know

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Cancer was the world-leading cause of death in 2020, with approximately 10 million cases. In this data, colon cancer had the second-highest cancer deaths, with about 935,000 cases or 9.4 percent.Sadly, Chadwick Boseman was among the colon cancer fatalities of that year. The Black Panther movie star died within four years of a colon cancer diagnosis...
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​Liver Cancer - The Credible Facts About Liver Cancer

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How common is liver cancer? Liver cancer is among the first three most common types of cancers. It is also among the top causes of cancer deaths in the world.According to the American Cancer Society, liver cancer has about 800,000 diagnosed cases and about 700,000 deaths in the world per year.From the CDC (Centers of Disease Control and Prevention)...
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​Lung Cancer Exclusive Information - Everything You Need to Know

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Among the accounted cancer deaths, lung cancer is the leading, with about 1.76 million deaths worldwide. The second disease with a high mortality rate worldwide is cancer, which accounts for one in four deaths in the U.S. only.The latest cancer statistics of 2017 by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) reports that there were 221,12...
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Understanding Your Thyroid Disease - How Thyroid Hormones Fluctuate

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What is Thyroid Disease?Thyroid disease is a general medical term for various disorders that result from a dysfunctional thyroid gland.Overview of Thyroid GlandThe thyroid is an endocrine gland of the glandular system of your body. The gland has a shape of a butterfly, with two elongated lobes on each side. It is at the base of your neck below Adam...
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Everything You Must Know About Mesothelioma

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Could you be living in an asbestos-exposed environment? In that case, you are at risk of developing malignant mesothelioma.In such an environment, you are more likely to inhale and ingest asbestos fibers unknowingly.Most of the old buildings and homes have old pipe systems made of asbestos. Others may still have asbestos roofing, although such roof...
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Inflammation, Cellular Health and Cancer Prevention

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May is Cancer Month and Island Healthworks is highlghting cancer prevention through cellular health all month. This diet and lifestyle article addresses the connection between cancer, physiology, and organ health! Our previous cancer and cellular health article addressed cancer prevention, lifestyle, and diet. Numerous interconnected body syst...
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Cancer, Nutrition & Diet

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Cancer Prevention, Your Diet & Cellular Health This diet and lifestyle article addresses the connection between cancer, cellular health, and diet! Our previous cancer and cellular health article explored environmental conditions. Our next feature will explore the physiology and cellular health. Multiple factors affect cellular health and the or...
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Cancer and the Human Environment

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May is Cancer Month. Island Healthworks will be addressing cancer prevention through cellular health education all month.  This environmental health article addresses the connection between cancer, cellular health, and ecology! Our next two cancer and cellular health articles will explore physiology and diet. Our goal at Island Healt...
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