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BACONS as BAD as Smoking!?

Posted: October 27th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Health News, The Organic Gourmet | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on BACONS as BAD as Smoking!?

BACON IS BAD! BEEF CAUSES CANCER!?

According to a new report by the World Health Organisation, Bacon is BAD! More accurately, the study says that processed meats like hot dogs, sausages and bacon can cause colon cancer and red meat is also a likely cause of the disease, World Health Organisation experts say, in a potentially heavy blow for the global meat industry.

The analysis of 800 studies from around the world by the International Agency for Research on Cancer – IARC – found “sufficient evidence in humans that the consumption of processed meat causes colorectal cancer”.

“Each 50-gram portion of processed meat eaten daily increases the risk of colorectal cancer by 18 per cent,” it said in a statement.

The category includes meat that has been salted, cured, fermented or smoked, hot dogs, sausages, corned beef, dried meat like beef jerky or South African biltong, canned meat or meat-based sauces.

The finding supports “recommendations to limit intake of meat” particularly in processed forms, the IARC said  :: Read the full article »»»»


How Much of a Good Thing, Is a Bad Thing?

Posted: July 13th, 2012 | Author: | Filed under: Favorite New Thought, HEALTH! | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on How Much of a Good Thing, Is a Bad Thing?

How Much of a Good Thing, Is a Bad ThingAussies love their meat, a meal just isn’t a meal unless it’s got steak on the plate? Apparently eating too much red or processed meat has been linked with an increased risk of bowel cancer, Australia’s second largets cancer killer. So how much is too much?

Earlier this year research from the Harvard School of Public Health again highlighted the health risks of meat consumption. This study followed a major report by the UK-based World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), released last year, which suggested we should consider cutting our red meat intake.

Involving over 100 scientists, the report was described by its authors as “the most authoritative ever” review of the evidence of lifestyle factors (such as diet and exercise) and bowel cancer risk :: Read the full article »»»»


Aloe Aloe, We Have a Problem

Posted: April 12th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: mcsixtyfive | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Aloe Aloe, We Have a Problem

 

ALOE VERA, is dolled out by herbalists and naturapaths as a cure all. Oops, turns out that Aloe may Cause Cancer. A warning has been issued by the US National Toxicology Program, the NTP has found that rats given drinking water spiked with an extract of the succulent developed tumours. The rodents were given doses of an extract of Aloe Vera for two years. In rats given water containing the extract, 39 per cent of females and 74 per cent of males had malignant or benign tumours in their intestines. None of these growths were seen in rats given pure drinking water [MD] READ MORE

 


Aloe Aloe, We Have a Problem

Posted: April 12th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: mcsixtyfive | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Aloe Aloe, We Have a Problem

 

ALOE VERA, is dolled out by herbalists and naturapaths as a cure all. Oops, turns out that Aloe may Cause Cancer. A warning has been issued by the US National Toxicology Program, the NTP has found that rats given drinking water spiked with an extract of the succulent developed tumours. The rodents were given doses of an extract of Aloe Vera for two years. In rats given water containing the extract, 39 per cent of females and 74 per cent of males had malignant or benign tumours in their intestines. None of these growths were seen in rats given pure drinking water [MD] READ MORE