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Vitamin D appears to be the new wonder drug

24 Mar

Many Canadians are lacking this sunshine vitamin, the lack of which is said to cause diseases such as cancers, multiple sclerosis and other life-threatening diseases.  It is more critical for dark skin people to take supplements because their skin while it protects them from dangerous ultraviolet light, it also prevents as much of the vitamin to penetrate the skin. Can’t have it all I suppose. Read the article below and come to your own conclusions

Statscan finds widespread vitamin D deficiency in Canadians – The Globe and Mail

Red meat is shown to cause cancer

11 Dec

 If you are one of those people who love to eat your red meat, luncheon meat, pepperoni and so on, you might want to take note that there is a new research by the National Cancer Institute which  claims people who eat a lot of red and processed meats have a higher risk of developing several types of cancer, including lung cancer and colorectal cancer, according to a new study from the National Cancer Institute.For the study, researchers examined data from a large U.S. diet and health study, which began in 1995 and involved 500,000 men and women ages 50-71.The research was conducted by Amanda Cross and colleagues at the   National Cancer Institute . 

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