It has been more than 40 years since President Richard Nixon declared a “War on Cancer” and promised that a cure would soon be found.
There are a lot of relatively small things that can make a huge impact on your health and reduce your overall risk for disease. Things like getting more sunlight… consuming more antioxidants in your diet… or cutting out the sugar and sticking to low-glycemic foods.
In the last 20 years, the number of overweight children and adolescents has tripled. Adults have fared just as poorly. Currently more than two thirds – almost 70% – of Americans are considered overweight or obese.
The government sure is milking the “mustache” gag. They’ve helped to promote dairy so much that “Got Milk” is now a national catch phrase. But why are they promoting milk so heavily? And is milk really that important to good health? The answers may surprise you.
Conventional wisdom would have you believe that skin cancer is the direct result of sun exposure. So it’s not surprising that most dermatologists would tell you that avoiding the sun is your best bet at prevention. They also recommend the near-constant use of chemical sunscreens.
Besides the fact that it simply hasn’t been shown to increase the survival rate from cancer, a major drawback of chemotherapy is the horrific side effects. Many chemotherapy drugs work by stopping all cell division in the body. That includes healthy cells. That’s why people lose their hair and become nauseated during treatment. Healthy new cells aren’t replacing the old ones.