Tag: colon cancer

Charcuterie and Colon Cancer; is there a link according to Runners World Magazine?

Charcuterie and Colon Cancer; is there a link according to Runners World Magazine? We love Charcuterie boards.   The cheeses, smoked meats, and fruits are perfect when entertaining, and offering snacks to friends when entertaining. According to Runners World Magazine, there may be a dark side to all of this causing health experts in France to caution the public about overconsuming these foods. The problems that arise from too many nitrites and nitrates in processed meat products, like ham and sausage, may increase the risk of colon cancer. While these experts are not outright saying that we shouldn’t eat these foods, Read More »

Sausage, bacon and eggs with a side of cancer please; what to make of the WHO’s recommendations on processed meats.

Sausage, bacon and eggs with a side of cancer please; what to make of the WHO’s recommendations on processed meats. A week ago, the World Health Organization dealt a final blow to pork roll lovers everywhere. They said that stuff if gonna kill you. While it is true that everything goes better with bacon, or salami, or a hot dog, are all processed foods the reason Sloan Kettering is in business? While there is truth in the statement “you are what you eat”, there are many of us who have eaten these foods all of our lives and overall, life Read More »

More good news for coffee drinkers says the NY Times

More good news for coffee drinkers says the NY Times Many of us enjoy our coffee in the morning, and Starbucks has become a successful company partly because of our need and desire for our morning boost. Coffee has shown itself to have certain health benefits such as improved liver function and improved circulatory system function as well. Just recently, there is mounting evidence that coffee drinkers are more likely to survive colon cancer as well according to the NY Times. Check out the article here Daily Coffee May Boost Colon Cancer Survival Colon cancer patients who were heavy coffee Read More »