This article is a must-read:
The WHO cancer report concluded, “No amount of alcohol is safe when it comes to cancer risk.”
The more alcohol one drinks, the more at risk the person is to develop cancer, according to the WHO cancer report. Alcohol’s few positive effects are far outweighed by its negatives and there is no such thing as safe drinking.
A 2010 study by Britain’s Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs reported alcohol was the most harmful drug on the planet, even worse than crack or heroin.
Off in a bit for one of those stress tests, as a part of my decadal check-up, so I can go exercise. My new cardiologist will be doing it at a hospital owned by our insurance company, so maybe it’ll work out. Continue reading
To create a habit, one must see the long-term benefits beyond the present pain of change. Or pain of muscles in the body. Otherwise, one will always be sporadic in one’s practice. “I will be healthy, have great stamina, not get tired easily, and look like a Greek god.” Or something like that.
“You are what you eat,” is a truism blatantly ignored, which brings a high price.
People everywhere are finally waking up to the indisputable fact that all simple sugars are not the same when it comes to the physical end results they create. … When these differences are understood, it’s easy to see how and why fructose—mainly in the form of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS)—is in large part responsible for the meteoric rise of obesity and its related health problems.
It’s a staple ingredient in a vast majority of sweetened beverages and processed foods of all kinds, from pre-packaged meals to baked goods and condiments. And the number one source of calories in America is soda, in the form of HFCS! via Fructose Affects Your Brain Very Diferently than Glucose.
A chilling truth you need to know about fructose. It’s in most all processed foods, and it’s basically a poison to your system.
“62 percent [of doctors surveyed] believed that using placebo treatment was ethically acceptable” (Fox). Continue reading
Wednesday night I was blindsided by a flu-like affliction. I’m just now crawling back to normalcy. Continue reading
Vicki and I have just returned from the head-and-neck specialist/surgeon. Continue reading
Yesterday Vicki had the tomogram done, a day late because of insurance bureaucracy. Continue reading
The receptionist had me raise my shirt in the waiting room to see if I had a hairy chest. Continue reading