Essentials, Health, Uncategorized

The WHO, Bacon & Cancer

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently concluded that bacon and other processed meats are carcinogens placed within the same category as smoking and asbestos exposure. So bacon must be really bad considering that smoking 3 cigarettes a day increases your risk of cancer by 500 percent. Eating two slices of bacon a day increases the… Continue reading The WHO, Bacon & Cancer

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Farming Methods Matter: Plants

Just as the Farming practices of animal products have an impact upon the nutritional density of those products, the same applies to the plant world. Many studies have been done over the years comparing nutrient density now relative to the past. Here are a few examples: A team of researchers from the University of Texas… Continue reading Farming Methods Matter: Plants

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Farming Methods Matter: Animals

  There has been an increasing push against the consumption of animal products. Studies arise stating that animal products cause cancer, contribute to cardiovascular disease, etc. We are told they are bad for the environment and inhumane. The general consensus, then is to stop eating meat if you really care about yourself and humanity or… Continue reading Farming Methods Matter: Animals