Curing Diseases Through Your Diet

Every week, news stories reveal that taking a particular herb, food or supplement can have a positive effect on our health. Many diseases can be reversed, controlled and cured if we change the way we eat or through other natural means.

Doesn't it make sense to learn how what we eat can help prevent and even cure such diseases. This blog is dedicated to providing such information directly and through valuable links and other resources.

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Tans May Look Healthy, But Raise the Risk of Skin Cancer

According to the

"In the United States, one person dies almost every hour from skin cancer.

"The incidence of melanoma is increasing rapidly in women under the age of 40. It is now the most common cancer in young women ages 25-29, and second only to breast cancer in women ages 30-34. Skin cancer is the leading cancer in men over age 50, ahead of prostate, lung and colon cancer.

"A person's risk for skin cancer doubles if he or she has had five or more sunburns..." To read the rest of the story, click here.

Teens and especially female teens seemed convinced that having a tan makes you look healthy. And they are ready to risk shortening their lives for a "golden glow." Melanoma is no joke nor is the saying "looks to die for!" And yet for the sake of "looks" young tanners are risking death.

Get smart, wear more sunscreen and a hat, and lets start featuring more pasty models in the magazines and on TV! For more info on protecting yourself from skin cancer, go to Skin Cancer Protection, Misconceptions.

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