A growing number of Americans (and indeed people in most parts of the world) are increasingly using permanent hair dyes to get that perfect look for their hair. If you are also one of these increasing numbers, have you noticed the damage done to your hair by these chemicals-filled hair dyes, and to your health?
Kris Carr was diagnosed with stage 4 Cancer and, as she says in her film Crazy Sexy Cancer, there is no stage 5. So, the young woman was left with what modern medicine would have us believe is a death sentence. But she wasn’t having any of it.
Did you know that the smoking related diseases claim about 438,000 American lives every year? Smoking costs the United States over $167 billion per year in health-care; including $92 billion in mortality-related productivity loses, and $75 billion in direct medical expenditures. That’s an average of $3,702 per adult smoker.
According to a 2003 book by renowned integrative health expert, Andreas Moritz – Cancer is not a disease. The malignant demon that we all fear is instead the human body’s final cry for help. Cancer is a survival mechanism. It’s the body’s last attempt to heal itself from stressors and live for as long as possible.
Some foods and herbs command the respect and honor of the title “super” because of their completeness and the amount of nutrition packed into each bite. And, other so-called supers, like milk, yogurt and turkey breast top off my Danger List. Yeah, some of these super foods are not only un-super, but they can potentially harm us.
Allow me to introduce you to Spirulina, most recently deemed the super-est of all super foods. Spirulina, a form of blue-green algae, boasts 10 times more beta carotene than carrots, is about 65% protein and provides us with essential fatty acids, phytonutrients, probiotics, and antioxidants. Consuming spirulina (algae) has been linked to recovery from diseases like Cancer, ADD, and Autism.
Even amidst the hype about links between red meat, cancer and cholesterol, some of us can’t deny those cravings for a good steak. But, we can avoid some of the most harmful side effects of consuming beef, if we’re conscious.