Author Archives: Luci Berardi

Chasing Rainbows Book Reviews

What my readers are saying…………… Hi Luci, My name is Debbi W.  My mom, Bobbi ,  is a long time resident of Evergreen, CO.  My mom was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer in October 2011.  She handed me your book and asked me to read, “Chasing Rainbows”  two months ago.  She explained that yourContinue Reading

Benefits of Natural Therapies for Cancer Patients

While there is no known cure for cancer, there are a number of treatment options available to patients. The most common medically recognized treatment options available today are chemotherapy, tumor removal surgery and radiation therapy. Although these treatments may be effective, they may cause adverse side effects including chest and body pain, nausea and vomiting,Continue Reading

Finalist of The 2012 USA Best Book Awards

Chasing Rainbows, My Triumph Over Ovarian Cancer is a Finalist of The 2012 USA Best Book Awards.  Independent Title Receives Honors in the 9th Annual USA Best Book Awards. DENVER(PressReleasePoint)– Chasing Rainbows, My Triumph Over   Ovarian Cancer was awarded The USA Best Book Awards Finalist in the category   Women’s Issues on November 16, 2012. USABookNews.com,Continue Reading

KALE “The Queen of Greens”

Gaining in popularity, kale is an amazing vegetable being recognized for its exceptional nutrient richness, health benefits, and delicious flavor. Eating a variety of natural, unprocessed vegetables can do wonders for your health, but choosing super-nutritious kale on a regular basis may provide significant health benefits, including cancer protection and lowered cholesterol.                                      Benefits ofContinue Reading

Meditation And Cancer Recovery

Meditation played a huge role during my battle with ovarian cancer and continues to be part of my daily life. During treatment, meditation helped me with the emotional and physical effects of chemotherapy. Meditation: Renews strength in the body Continues to lower stress in the body Changes the chemistry of the body- activating the parasympathetic nervous systemContinue Reading

National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

  Help raise awareness of this deadly disease by proudly wearing Teal on September 7th, which is National Wear Teal Day. Thoughout the month of September there will be many ovarian organizations throughout the nation hosting events and educational awareness programs. One of personal interest is The 2012 Ovarian Cancer Summit being sponsored by the ColoradoContinue Reading

Are Dairy Products Linked to Cancer?

Dairy contains the hormone IGF-1 (insulin growth factor – 1) which is a cancer causing hormone linked to breast and prostate cancer. Dairy products also contain a protein called casein, which is classed as one of the major cancer promoters. A new study out of Harvard University shows that pasteurized milk products from factory farmsContinue Reading

The Benefits of Melatonin for Cancer Patients

Following my naturopathic doctor’s recommendations, melatonin is part of my daily supplement regimen.  In an article on Natural News. com,  numerous studies have established melatonin as one of the most effective anti-cancer treatments in existence. It inhibits cancer cell growth and proliferation; it destroys cancer cells, stops angiogenesis (new tumor blood vessel growth), and prevents harmful formsContinue Reading

IV Vitamin C Therapy

  As a cancer patient and now survivor, I believe it is imperative that we are our own advocates when it comes to the battle with cancer. As a stage IV ovarian cancer survivor I will be the first one to say, if I hadn’t pursued the conventional recommendations of surgery and chemotherapy, I wouldContinue Reading

Physical Excerise and Cancer Prevention

Courtesy of www.freedigitalphotos.net Exercising is one of the best things you can do for your overall health and to lower your risk for many types of cancer as well as other diseases like diabetes and heart disease. According to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), physical activity in any form can prevent cancer by:Continue Reading