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19 Nov

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Smoke

Harmful effects that smoking causes to ourselves and others.

  1. Cigarettes can be the cause of 25 different diseases and 11 types of cancer.cancer

  2. There are over 4000 types of chemicals in cigarettes including gold and urine.

  3. Smoking puts you at a higher risk for heart attacks.

  4. For women smoking causes early menopause, fertility problems, miscarriage, and pregnancy problems.

  5. For men smoking causes an increased risk of penile cancer.

  6. Smoking thickens the blood putting smokers are more likely to get blood clots.

  7. It causes premature wrinkling of the skin.

  8. Pregnant women who smoke often give birth to underweight or malnourished infants.

  9. Cigarettes aren’t becoming any cheaper.

  10. 1 out of 5 deaths each year are related to cigarette smoking.

16 Nov

5 Food Rules to Break

Don’t let your diet–or stomach–be held captive by these nutrition myths…

It goes like this: A client looking to lead a healthier life hires me, a nutritionist, to help him improve his diet. I analyze what he’s been eating, factor in his food preferences, and together we create an eating plan that fits his lifestyle and goals. Soon after, he’s noticeably leaner and more energetic–a happy customer.

 That’s when the trouble starts. After a coworker asks him for the details of his diet, my client suddenly finds himself in a heated interrogation. Doesn’t your nutritionist know red meat causes cancer? And that potatoes cause diabetes? Shouldn’t he tell you to eat less salt, to prevent high blood pressure?

 The upshot: Myths just made my job a lot harder. That’s because nutrition misinformation fools men into being confused and frustrated in their quest to eat healthily, even if they’re already achieving great results. Thankfully, you’re about to be enlightened by science. Here are five food fallacies you can forget about for good.

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