Zinc STOPS Cancer growing – and here’s how it does it!

Did you know that Zinc – a critical ‘micronutrient’ – is one of the most effective minerals for preventing cancer and stopping it spreading? It singles out cancer cells and blocks their growth, researchers have recently discovered.

Other researchers have also suggested that zinc prevents and combats cancer, but the new research is the first to understand the mechanism and how the mineral attacks only cancer cells, leaving the healthy ones alone.

Specifically, the new research has tested the mineral on esophageal cancer cells, although the researchers at the University of Texas believe it would work just as well on other cancers.

Esophageal cancer attacks the ‘food pipe’ that links the throat to the stomach, and is the sixth leading cause of cancer deaths around the world. Shockingly, the typical “five-year survival rate” applied to chemo is less than 20 per cent.

Cancer cells emit calcium signals, and this attracts zinc, which immediately seeks to block or inhibit the cancer cell’s growth. This suggests that calcium and zinc are somehow linked, and ‘talk’ to each other.

This ongoing conversation blocks cancer.

How incredible is that?

Without sufficient levels of zinc in the body, this blocking cannot happen effectively, which would explain why many cancer patients are deficient in zinc, the researchers say, and also underlines the importance of getting enough zinc in our diet to prevent the disease developing in the first place.

Eating organic whole foods which are rich in zinc – for example spinach, beef, oysters, shrimp, and pumpkin and watermelon seeds – is an important part of one’s daily regime to stay healthy. Supplementation can also help if your diet is not varied enough or rich enough to ensure you are getting enough of this micronutrient on a daily basis.

Vegan Foods T|hat Are High In Zinc

Source: FASEB Journal, 2017; fj.201700227RRR

October 30, 2017
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Jaime Tanna is an international teacher and energy therapist specialising in the healing arts. As the visionary founder and director of Energy Therapy, Jaime is an experienced Spiritual Teacher/Mentor, Reiki Master, Yoga Teacher, Sound Healer and Intuitive, and brings a wide array of different skills to the healing table. Coming from a family of pharmacists and doctors, Jaime grew up with a strong allopathic model of the world but quickly saw the limitations of that paradigm. Today, with clients and students throughout the world, Jaime specialises in personal and spiritual development, yoga and meditation, and clearing and rebalancing the human energy field inspiring clients and students to connect to their deepest being to create a life lived on purpose, and with joy!

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