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Imi…Mati Kudii? Muscle Mass & Cancer!

Imi…Mati Kudii? Muscle Mass & Cancer!

  by Eden Chiuslekuda Well folks, the verdict is out, people with bigger muscles can cut their cancer risk by as much as 50%.  A study published in the esteemed Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention Journal found that men who lifted weights were significantly less likely to succumb to a fatal tumour. Other studies have … Continue reading

Mafuta Api?? Not All Fats are Bad!

Mafuta Api?? Not All Fats are Bad!

  by Eden Chiuslekuda Fats and oils generally get a bad rap in our regular day to day conversation:  “how could you eat that?  “it is so greasy!” “wow, that looks fattening.” I have a certain relative who always makes judgments about how much coconut oil (in lieu of butter) I put on my whole grain vegan … Continue reading

Vana Vedu: Protecting Our Children from Cancer

Vana Vedu: Protecting Our Children from Cancer

by Eden Chiuslekuda Cancer in kids?? While cancer in children is still not anywhere close to the adult rates, it does still exist.  However, scientists are delving into new areas of research, that focus on changes in DNA, that suggest that certain transformations in genetic material can start as early as before conception, in the … Continue reading

Chikafu Chedu: Local Foods Can Help Prevent Cancer

Chikafu Chedu: Local Foods Can Help Prevent Cancer

by Eden Chiuslekuda Today we are going to focus on a few things that are easy to find at your local musika (produce market) or supermarket.  It is a category of veggies known as cruciferous vegetables.  Locally, this group of power-packed plant foods include cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and various  leafy greens (muriwo), especially rugare, rape and … Continue reading

ECCT Thanks You: 2013 Year in Review!

ECCT Thanks You: 2013 Year in Review!

2013 has been an amazing year for the Elizabeth Chanakira Cancer Trust and we could not have achieved a single thing without your support. Please view details on the year we have had and our plans as we move into 2014 in our latest Annual Report 2013. Click on the highlighted text below to download … Continue reading