Sunday, March 18, 2012

Diet or die: lifestyle changes could hit cancer

Diet or die: lifestyle changes could hit cancer
Sydney Morning Herald
Healthy diets and exercise could dramatically cut cancer rates in 2025, according to a new study. A QUARTER of cancers could be prevented by 2025 through diet and exercise alone, saving hundreds of millions of dollars in the cost of treatment, ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Better diet, exercise can cut cancer by one quarter
Sydney Morning Herald
Contributing factors in the nation's poor health include an increasingly sedentarylifestyle, the prevalence of overweight and obese adults, climbing rates of harmful alcohol consumption, and an unbalanced diet. Pip Youl, one of the authors and the...

Sydney Morning Herald

Too Few Keep Heart-Healthy Habits
The research shows that the number of people who follow all seven heart-healthy habits recommended by the American Heart Association, like eating a healthy diet, being physically active, and having normal blood pressure, has actually declined in recent ... 

Table Rock DIET
Mail Tribune
Early last year, they decided to start eating a healthier diet and walking together after work. You don't need to be on a weight-loss program to enjoy the trails on the two Table Rocks. The twin mesas have been one of the Rogue Valley's most popular ...

Health Presentation: "What's Your Gut Telling You?"
San Francisco Chronicle
Our digestive system plays a significant role in determining our overall health. Poor diet, lifestyle and stress can all impact digestive functioning. Join us for this special presentation by Marin General Gastroenterology physician, Tim Sowerby, ...

Aussies have their own health in their hands
Adelaide Now
For many, exercise and a healthy diet is all it takes. Picture: Thinkstock Source: Supplied ABOUT 43000 cases of cancer could be prevented in 2025 if Australians eat better and exercised more, research shows. Cancer Council researchers estimate about ...

Former Mr. Universe turns 100 in India
The Associated Press
That, and a simple diet of milk, fruits and vegetables along with rice, lentils and fish have kept him healthy. He does not smoke and has never touched alcohol, he said. "I never allow any sort of tension to grip me. I had to struggle to earn money ...

Diets and exercise are unnecessary, new book claims
Herald Sun
He also offers a successful weight loss solution that doesn't cost a cent. After assessing decades of medical research, Gillespie concludes that many people end up putting on weight when following popular diet plans. Or they end up losing just a couple ...

43000 cancer cases could be prevented through diet and exercise
Adelaide Now
If Australians adopted a healthier lifestyle, the researchers estimate the reduction in cancer cases could save the health system $674 million in 2025. Only about 5 to 10 per cent of cases are linked to genetic or inherited disorders.

Small choices may impact health in big way
New research suggests that it's the little decisions that can affect a person's long-term health. NBC's Robert Bazell reports. >>> we're back with some important health news tonight about diet and its impact on heart disease . there's new evidence ...

A healthy community promotes self-esteem and self-pride
Marion Star
One definition of healthy is: possessing or enjoying good health or a sound and vigorous mentality. I believe these two go hand in hand. The question of "how" may be a bigger question. Does one have to join a gym or a diet group?

On a diet? Download an app
Want to stick to your diet and exercise routine? Enlist the help of your smart phone or PDA, as well as a support group, and you're more likely to see success. Although the difference was not dramatic, a group of overweight adults using electronic ...

Monterey surgeon says lifetime habit changes are key to weight-loss success
Monterey County Herald
"Very few people on any commercial diet program lose weight and keep it That includes contestants on the television program, "The Biggest Loser." "I don't like the idea of the show because it emphasizes weight loss in a hurry," he said.

Healthy employees can cut costs for employer, experts say
Scranton Times-Tribune
By JIM DINO (Staff Writer) Creating a healthier workplace by helping employees change their behaviors if they contribute to preventable, lifestyle-related chronic disease like heart disease, cancer and stroke can help companies cut costs, health ...

Diet guru Bethenny Frankel flashes pink panties during push-up contest (video)
In addition to showing off her toned glutes, Frankel flaunted her ripped biceps and slender waist, the result of a healthy, portion-controlled diet and regular yoga workouts. Bethenny, who once abused laxatives and starved herself to be skinny, ...

Lifestyle change helps keep MS at bay
Sydney Morning Herald
During the five-day-program, Mr Wheeler, now 42, was advised to eat a vegan diet(no animal products) with seafood and very low-saturated fats. He was also told to take vitamin D and omega 3 supplements, to reduce stress with exercise and meditation, ...

Sydney Morning Herald

5 bad health habits with a silver lining
Fox News
We all know that there are grey areas in between; and health is no exception. And so, it is with some glee that I present five bad health habits with a built in silver lining. I am not prescribing these habits, mind you, but if you are practicing them ...

Obamacare premise is just wrong
Philadelphia Inquirer
Next week, the Supreme Court takes up the Obamacare litigation, the heart of which is the issue of whether the federal government can constitutionally force people to buy health insurance. No longer is anyone calling this case "frivolous" or "easy," as ...

Better diet, exercise could prevent 43000 cancers and save $674 million
The Conversation
Governments “must act now” to avert tens of thousands of cancer cases – and millions in medical bills – with policies that will improve diet and exercise among Australians, researchers say. Scientists from the Viertel Centre for Research in Cancer ...

Don't become a statistic!
Malaysia Star
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), problems such as diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension are referred to as diet-related chronic diseases and are termed Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). The list goes on, and includes cancer, ...

Celebrities Raising Vegan Kids
Diets In Review (blog)
Alicia, who wrote a book about the vegan lifestyle, The Kind Diet and has a vegan website, The Kind Life, once said about her child, Bear Blu, “Bear was grown on vegan food and we'll continue nourishing him with a healthy diet. . . he'll be eating an ...

How red meat, sugary drinks consumption shorten lifespan, by researchers
Nigerian Muse
The study population included the US National Institutes of Health–AARP (formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons) Diet and Health Study cohort of 500000 people aged 50 to 71 years at baseline. Meat intake was estimated from a food ...

The good oil on the fats you had best avoid
Sydney Morning Herald
Not if you want to reduce the fat in your diet. The Heart Foundation is working with councils to reduce the levels of unhealthy oils and fats in the food chain. Working on the supply side of the food chain was an effective way to influence how food was ...

Policemen regain fitness, thanks to yoga
The Hindu
The dignitaries who attended the programme were all praise for Police Commissioner J. Purnachandra Rao for initiating the training course for his men to help them lose weight, overcome stress, and lead a better lifestyle. Chairman of Visakhapatnam Port ...

The Hindu

Selenium for health
Malaysia Star
However, more knowledge now shows that a small amount of selenium in our diet could make all the difference in our general and hormonal health. Selenium is actually a trace mineral found in soil. It is called a “trace mineral” because it is only found ...

Custard apple and its health benefits
Times of India
Custard apples contain Vitamin A, which keeps your skin and hair healthy. This fruit is also known to be great for eyes, and cures indigestion problems. It's important to include this fruit in your diet, as the copper content helps to cure constipation ...

Feds target Maryland buyers of raw milk
The Star Democrat
COLLEGE PARK Some Maryland residents see drinking raw milk as a normal part of a healthy diet. The federal government, however, does not. The feds have cut off a supply of raw milk for Maryland residents from Pennsylvania.

White rice 'could raise diabetes risk'
Daily Pioneer
PTI | London White rice, a staple diet in many Asian countries, including India, could raise a person's risk of developing diabetes, researchers have claimed in the latest edition of the 'British Medical Journal'. The researchers from Harvard School of ...

Childhood obesity: we must protect our children's health before it's too late
The Guardian
We know that alcohol, smoking, being overweight, a sedentary lifestyle and poor diet are causes of ill health. I would estimate that something like 50 to 70% of my patients' medical costs would not just be reduced, but eliminated, if their diets were ...

How To Dine Out Like A Health Pro
Huffington Post
By Leslie Barrie You've heard how diet-unfriendly dining out can be (2120 calories for cheese fries with chili and ranch dressing at Chili's!), but healthy, low-cal options do exist at your favorite chain restaurants. "You just have to know what and ...

The whole package
Irish Examiner
While some of us mere mortals feel indulgent with weekly organic vegetable deliveries, imagine if you were an outrageously busy person juggling about 10 balls in the air, working 14-hour days yet you knew that in spite of your crazy lifestyle, ...

Top plus-size model hails grandmother for introducing fashion industry to family
Scottish Daily Record
A few years after ditching her diet and switching from mainstream to plus-size modelling, Angelica now has the glamorous career she always dreamed of – just like her gran Barbara Sinclair Thomson. At 21, she has shot for Vogue Curvy in Milan, ...

On the road again
A healthy diet also reduces the risk of illness and injury. None of us knows the full extent of our physical potential, but we do know things that work against achieving it. Lifestyle habits like inadequate sleep, inadequate fluid intake, smoking, ...

Jackie Wright: Six Tips For Keeping Our Youth Fit
Sky Hi Daily News
One of our primary focuses in the health and fitness industry is to keep our youth healthy and fit. This begins on the home front setting healthy examples for our children by exercising regularly ourselves, eating a healthy diet and being active daily.

Anti-obesity campaigns aren't working, according to campaigners
Which? executive director Richard Lloyd said: "We have the worst obesity rates in Europe anddiet-related diseases, like heart disease and stroke, are blighting the public's health. Our audit of progress made under the government's Responsibility Deal ...

The Marisa Miller Diet Plan | AHIP's Health Care Plans
By Ben Lee
As long as you eat healthy the majority of the time, then you should really have no problem at all maintaining or even losing weight. ... In order to lose weight successfully, you need to know how to cook and prepare your own meals, which is something this Marisa Miller does not know how to do yet. The only ... If you want to become successful at weight loss then you need to plan out you food intake in advance. ... Tags: diets, fitness, health, Marisa MIller, Physical Fitness, super model ...
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