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Cancer-Causing HPV Found in 20 Percent of U.S. Teens and Adults

~Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health e-Zine

Human Papilloma Viruses (HPV) that cause cancers of the mouth and sexual organs are the most common sexually-transmitted diseases in the United States today, infecting 20 percent of people under age 60 (CDC's National Center for Health Statistics, April 6, 2017). The Communicable Disease Center estimates that these cancer-causing viruses infect 80 million Americans, with more than 14 million of the new infections occuring among teenagers. They found that almost 31,000 new cases of cancer each year from 2008 to 2012 were attributable to HPV and that most could be prevented with immunization.

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Nutrition expert to heart patients: ‘Eat some cheese’

Dr. John Nolte came accross this article in Cardiology News, presented by MDedge, and wanted it to share it.

Nutrition expert to heart patients: ‘Eat some cheese’
Publish date: January 10, 2017
By: Bruce Jancin , Cardiology News

FROM THE AHA SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS

NEW ORLEANS – While many Americans have been dithering over the relative health benefits of high- versus low-carbohydrate diets, various pop-culture weight loss programs, vegetarianism, gluten-free living, and other nutritional matters, a quiet revolution in mainstream scientific thinking has occurred regarding the role of full-fat dairy products.

Saturated fatty acid–rich dairy products, formerly viewed as the enemy of cardiovascular health, have gone from foe to friend, according to Arne Astrup, MD, professor and head of the department of nutrition, exercise and sports at the University of Copenhagen.

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Pesticides

~Dr. Gabe Mirkin's Fitness and Health e-Zine

Many people who want to follow a high-plant diet are concerned about pesticides. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 20,000 farmers and their families are poisoned by pesticides each year, but no studies have shown pesticide poisoning from routine consumption of fruits and vegetables.

Both conventional and organic fruits and vegetables are grown with pesticides, but organic growers use "natural" pesticides (such as ground-up chrysanthemums), while conventional growers use "artificial" pesticides that are often copies of the pesticides found in nature. Your body cannot distinguish between "natural' and artificial pesticides.

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