Thursday, November 29, 2007

A question...

Are you more comfortable with old habits, than you are with new solutions?
This is the question you must ask yourself, hopefully before you develop a chronic health issue, that could have been prevented. Change is never easy, but trust me, change will come eventually, and it will have a price. Here are some news articles that will possibly help you this week, focus on whats important health wise.


Processed Vs. Whole Foods...
NewsTarget) There are only two categories of foods: whole foods and processed foods. A healthy balanced diet should be primarily whole foods with restricted consumption of processed foods. There are numerous ways to differentiate between these two.

Processed Meat Unsafe For Human Consumption; Cancer Experts Warn of Dietary Dangers...
World cancer experts have finally declared what NewsTarget readers learned nearly four years ago: That processed meats cause cancer, and anyone seeking to avoid cancer should avoid eating all processed meats for life.Hundreds of cancer researchers took part in a five-year project spanning more than 7,000 clinical studies and designed to document the links between diet and cancer. Their conclusion, published in the World Cancer Research Fund's report, Food, Nutrition, Physical Activity and the Prevention of Cancer: a Global Perspective (2007), has rocked the health world with a declaration that all people should immediately stop buying and eating processed meat products and that all processed meat should be avoided for life!

Almonds could boost smokers' antioxidant defences...
23/11/2007 - A big handful of almonds every day could boost the antioxidant defences of smokers, a group at risk of low antioxidant levels due to higher oxidative stress, by up to 35 per cent, says a joint Chinese-US study.The randomised, crossover clinical trial with 60 healthy male smokers found that the body's antioxidant defences increased as a result of a daily 84 gram helping of almonds.

Study underscores link between lifestyle and heart disease...
10/24/2007 - A new study out of Sweden has brought about some results that are hardly surprising, yet underscore that health is very much linked to a personal lifestyle commitment.According to the large scale study - published in the Archives of Internal Medicine and stemming from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden - the daily consumption of vegetables and fruit combined with a diet consisting of wholegrain products, fish, beans and small amounts of alcohol can more than halve the risk of developing cardiovascular disease.

Natural medicine found in black raspberries found to effectively kill leukemia cells...
A naturally occurring antioxidant found in fruits and vegetables selectively kills leukemia cells without harming healthy cells, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine published their findings online in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. The findings promise an effective, nontoxic approach to treating leukemia."Current treatments for leukemia, such as chemotherapy and radiation, often damage healthy cells and tissues and can produce unwanted side effects for many years afterward. So, there is an intensive search for more targeted therapies for leukemia worldwide," said corresponding author Xiao-Ming Yin, M.D., Ph.D., associate professor of pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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Christopher Wiechert, C.N.C.

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