Obesity is an epidemic that is sweeping across the world. In its wake, it’s bringing a tidal wave of life-threatening consequences that are severely affecting the health and mortality of the global population. Increased risks of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes are just some of the threats associated with obesity. Now, a new study has linked obesity with increased risk of prostate cancer, and lower chances of survival – yet another dangerous roadway from obesity to premature death.
Over the years, the consumption of sugar – in particular fructose – has sky-rocketed. Aside from the fact that refined, processed fructose can pack on weight, raise your cholesterol, and contributes to tissue damage and diabetes, a new study published in Cancer Research found that fructose also seems to trigger the development and growth of cancer. In light of the fact that the average American eats about 70 grams of fructose per day – three times the daily amount that …Read more
It’s a fact – next to non-melanoma skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer among men in North America. What isn’t always as clear – at least to patients – is how to treat the disease when it is first diagnosed. In the past, there has been a lot of debate over the correct approach to prostate cancer. Today, research shows that when the pros and cons of cancer treatment are more thoroughly and carefully explained …Read more
“Eat your fruits and vegetables” is one of the most common phrases associated with healthy eating – and with good reason. A diet rich in vegetables and fruits can help prevent heart disease, control blood pressure, and keep your digestive system in proper working order. Now, science is revealing yet another miraculous benefit of a plant-rich diet – one that could be the difference between life and death.
Several studies have shown that …Read more