Now, on with the links...
- Drs. Oz and Roizen on why sugar is really bad for you. And though the American Heart Association wants women to limit themselves to 6 to 7 teaspoons a day, and men to 10, these docs want you to eat even less. Remember to carefully check the labels of the foods you are eating; processed foods are where most sugars you consume are hiding. Another reason to cut processed foods out of your diet.
- A comprehensive article on how to reduce your BPA exposure. San Francisco Chronicle.
- To screen or not to screen for prostate cancer. The Western Star.
- Too many Canadians don't have access to enough safe, affordable, nutritious food. The new report, Resetting the Table: A People's Food Policy for Canada, calls for more local production, processing and distribution of food, a new school-lunch program and more environmentally-friendly farming practices.
- More on the shift to cancer prevention strategies. In comment threads, some people are voicing anger with this approach. After all, fit people with healthy diets still get breast cancer. But until we know why, I am going to continue to make healthier lifestyle and dietary choices.
- A director of cancer research weighs in on the prevention vs. cure debate. lfpress