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Century Challenge

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Guest Blogger Contribution.
I, Ken Thomas, hereby presents the Century Challenge to one and all. What is the Century Challenge?The Century Challenge is adopting the effort in pursuit of the goal of arriving at your 100th birthday with independent vitality. ​Requirements for Winning the Century ChallengeUpon your 100th birthday, you must:Be indepe...
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Sean Carney
What an wonderful challenge. You are going to have to make it to 106 or so I think it order to cheer me on as I blow out the candl... Read More
Thursday, 01 March 2018 16:05
Ken Thomas
Thanks, Sean! Yep, I guess on my 100th birthday, I will have to submit another challenge! See you there!
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 16:56
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Cancer Simplified

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Sometimes In life, the most epiphany level revelations are simply a matter of connecting the dots of knowledge you already have. This blog is to share the education learned from our experience with Callie's Cancer. As with most subjects, after connecting the dots of complexities, the essence of the subject becomes vivi...
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Deborah
I'm so glad you are part of this community Ken. I really appreciate your contributions. Regarding feeding a carnivore an herbace... Read More
Wednesday, 28 February 2018 16:22
Ken Thomas
Hi Deborah, Thank you for that contribution. What we have learned, with Callie, is that it takes a lot more food volume than her b... Read More
Thursday, 01 March 2018 10:22
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Sugary Beverages and Rising Stroke Risk

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Every 40 seconds, a person suffers from a stroke and every 4 minutes, someone dies from a stroke in the United States. Stroke is the number one cause of long-term disability and the number five cause of deaths in the US, killing more than one hundred thousand people every year. If you do not want to end up as one of the casualties of stroke,&n...
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WHO Says Processed Meats Cause Cancer?

Who Says Processed Meats Cause Cancer
In the battle to maintain optimal health, foods that cause disease are our arch-enemy. No sane person would deliberately give his enemy access to a territory as important as his body. However, millions of people unwittingly open a path to disease through their dietary choices. Eating unhealthy ...
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Salty Foods Boost Kidney Stone Risk

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Think again if you think dehydration, bad genes, overweight, gout, hyperthyroidism, urinary tract infection, Crohn's disease, and cystinuria are the only things that can give you kidney stones. In 2014, researchers at the University of Parma, Italy, made an interesting observation from their study; they found out that generous consumption of a comp...
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Red Meat May Increase Endometrial Cancer Risk

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Red meat is one of the most highly consumed foods worldwide. In the United States, the average American man eats roughly 6.9 oz of meat per day and woman consumes about 4.4 oz daily. The delicious (or not) taste and nutrients, such as proteins, iron, magnesium, zinc, niacin, selenium, riboflavin, and B-vitamins that meat supplies the...
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Three Diseases Linked to Milk Consumption

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Milk is one of the most popular drinks of choice among Americans. In fact, the average American consumed about 20.4 gallons of milk in 2010. Unfortunately, cow's milk is not well designed for humans; in reality, it is baby calf growth fluid intended to rapidly grow a small calf to a full grown cow in about a years time. Cow's milk contains&nbs...
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Reduce Stroke, Type 2 Diabetes, and Heart Disease

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Stroke, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and ischemic heart disease were responsible for over 15 million deaths in 2015. According to a 2016 World Health Organization (WHO) report, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and ischemic heart disease killed more than 1.5 million, 8 million, and 6 million persons respectively in 2015. These 3 diseases are among the top 10 c...
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Salty Foods Boost Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Heart Disease Increased By Salty Foods
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cardiovascular diseases are the number one cause of death globally. In 2015, an estimated 17.7 million people died from various types of cardiovascular disorders worldwide. Cardiovascular diseases kill more than 600,000 people every year in the United States. To put this into a SAD pe...
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Dietary Cholesterol Raises Breast Cancer Risk

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Breast cancer is a major public health challenge worldwide; it is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among Caucasian American women, but the leading cause of cancer deaths for Latinas. Some of the well-established risk factors of breast cancer include family history, alcohol consumption, use of hormone replacement therapy, lack of exerc...
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Sugary Beverages Increase Hypertension Risk

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Americans love sugar-sweetened beverages, and too many of them (Americans) consume far too much of them (sugary beverages). The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that approximately 30% of American adults drank sugar-sweetened beverages, including soda, fruit drinks, energy drinks, and sweetened tea, at least once a ...
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Linda Carney MD
They did not tease out whether hypertension was caused by the caffeine, the sugar, the carbonation, the weight gain these drinks m... Read More
Thursday, 01 February 2018 13:21
Sue Louise Gilmore
Great article! Wondering if the studies explain the mechanism behind the accelerated risk of hypertension from drinking sugary dri... Read More
Thursday, 01 February 2018 18:43
Jane Elizabeth Kogelschatz
Hi, It was after too many Arizona Green Teas with Honey one night that my hypertension led to BRVO. Only lots of greens, Kale, in ... Read More
Saturday, 03 February 2018 16:39
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Fruits and Veggies Reduce Inflammatory Bowel Disease Risk

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Can regular consumption of fruits and vegetables help to reduce the risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease? The results of a study conducted by a team of researchers from China attempts to provide the answer to this question. According to the study published in the European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, people eating diets...
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