The discovery proves that right food could better cure than drugs
‘What do heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, stroke and cancer have in common? Scientists have linked each of these to a condition known as chronic inflammation, and they are studying how high-fat foods and excess body weight may increase the risk for fatal disorders.
‘Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury and outside irritants. But when the irritants don’t let up, because of a diet of high-fat foods, too much body fat and smoking, for example, the immune system can spiral out of control and increase the risk for disease. Experts say when inflammation becomes chronic it can damage heart valves and brain cells, trigger strokes, and promote resistance to insulin, which leads to diabetes. It also is associated with the development of cancer…’
What Really Kills Us, and What Does Not
‘Studies can be a little sensational once they’ve found their way into the media. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing because it gets you to pay attention. However, the important thing is to remember that most often the solutions are pretty simple. If you don’t live an obviously unhealthy life, small changes can do the trick. If you do a little research when a study makes you nervous, you’ll often find out how to cope without much work at all…’
Which is Better? To Burn Out or Fade Away
If we are talking about life in general, this topic would be controversial. But relax. The article is just about rock bands and favors burning out, as expected
‘Great bands break up all the time. In my younger days, I longed for all of the original members of a band to patch things up, play nice, and to tour. Now in my advanced age, I long for the days of the Beatles and Led Zeppelin, where you remember the great music, but not the old members cashing in paychecks so they don’t have to go to work as night managers at their local McDonalds.
‘A complete 180 in thinking, there’s something to be said for not selling your soul to The Man. This list is exclusive to bands with mostly living original members, and not bands like the Platters, who tour with no original members, or glorified solo projects, like Guns N’ Roses, who have one maniac and a constantly rotating supporting cast. This is specifically the Top 10 Reasons That It’s Better to Burn Out Than To Fade Away. (Alternately, the Top 10 Reasons I Learned to Hate My Own Favorite Bands.)…’
The Dark Side of Celebrity Media
Starsuckers is a feature documentary about the celebrity obsessed media, that uncovers the real reasons behind our addiction to fame and blows the lid on the corporations and individuals who profit from it.
This film journeys through the dark underbelly of the modern media. Fun, funny, and frightening…