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Back off the bacon and cold cuts?Rank alongside smoking as cancer causes.”
Is eating bacon really as dangerous as smoking? No. Smoking is still much, much worse. Do people need to stop eating red meat and processed meats altogether? Again, no, although diners may want to limit how much they eat.
“You shouldn't be eating well-done cooked meats, or barbecued chickens, or barbecued steaks, or processed meats every single day,” says Robert Turesky. He’s a food scientist at the University of Minnesota, in Minneapolis. There, he studies how hazardous chemicals, once inside the human body, may trigger diseases such as cancer. “Too much of anything is not healthy,” he warns.
Joan Salge Blake agrees. She’s a nutrition expert at Boston University in Massachusetts. Turning the WHO report into useful advice takes a broad perspective, she says.
“What does it mean for Joe and Josephina on the street? It’s interesting,” says Blake. “I think we can look at these findings and say, maybe what we need to do is is mix up a little bit of what we’re eating.” In other words, “Eat a wider variety of foods.” People may run into a problem when they eat “too much of these processed meats, and not enough fruits and vegetables,” she says. Enjoying bacon or a hot dog once in a while won’t cause problems. But a daily meal of them just might, she says.
Should preventable health problems of employees really be the responsibility of the company or business?
If people have health problems such as diabetes or other health issues caused by their own actions should the employer really have to pay for them to fix it? I
If for example someone got diabetes because they habitually over eat and refuse
Certainly a hot topic. Yet, remember that many health problems are not just by lifestyle choice, but influenced by environment and genetics. Therefore, it is somewhat presumptutous to imply that people with such conditions should bear the burden of
Unfortunately, in the current environment,
For smokers how long did it take you to develop health problems?
For any smokers out there, how long have you been smoking cigarettes, how many cigarettes have you smoked a week, and do you have any health problems right now? I'm just curious to see how long it took to develop lung problems. I'm thinking of taking
Thank the good Lord I never did, pack a day for 37 years.
I quit 2 years ago. Yeah your afraid or you wouldnt be asking so quit.