How does eating a diet high in fiber improve our health? A greatly decreased risk of heart disease, cancer, Type 2 diabetes, obesity and diverticular disease are just a few of the many health benefits. The typical American eats less than 20 gr. of fiber a day, whereas our ancestors likely ate over 100 gr. In modern rural populations that still eat large amounts of plant foods, rates of chronic diseases are much lower than in developed countries.
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“Instead of our genes, our lifestyle and environment account for 90–95% of our most chronic illnesses.” That’s the conclusion of Dr. Bharat Aggarwal who works in a laboratory at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. In an extensive article he draws on all the evidence that diet, smoking, exercise and environmental chemicals and radiation cause almost all cancers. What should you do to prevent breast cancer then? The answer is a bit surprising. Although
You wake up in the middle of the night with excruciating waves of pain racking your body. The pain starts in the back, but shoots down into your pelvis. No position is comfortable. You feel the urge to pee, and what comes out looks a bit reddish and dark, like a cola, discolored by blood. Very little comes out at a time, and with each effort to go, the pain gets worse. Finally, in agony, you get in your car and go to the hospital. A few tests of the urine and an X-ray are don