Monday, March 27, 2006

Healthy Tips

EAT COLORFUL! Americans eat too much white food such as potatoes, rice, flour, white sugar, milk, cheese, white bread, and white pasta. Why is this dangerous? They can cause chronic killer diseases! 4500 independent studies show that fruits and vegetables can reduce your chance of getting cancer, but not only cancer. The people who ate the most fruits and vegetables had ½ the least occurrence of cancer, heart disease, and stroke.

50 grams of fiber is what is recommended to clean the body of carcinogen, however, most Americans get only 5 grams of fiber. Low fiber is connected to breast cancer, colon cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Every single fruit and veggie is loaded with fiber; just a cup of blueberries has 15 grams of fiber!

Today, the average person in the U.S. lives for nearly 78 years. But scientists estimate that the maximum potential life span of the human body is roughly 120 years. The oldest living human alive today is believed to be 122. Keeping a great quality of life means eating colorful fruits and veggies.