MedicalInfo: CANCER
Please note the following:

CANCER: Not all cancers are the same. 1/3 is curable. 1/3 is preventable.

2 factors of cancer that cannot be controlled are AGE & FAMILY  HISTORY.

1.   Smoking is very often the main cause of cancer.
It kills us silently and drains money from us quietly.
There're 4,000 harmful chemicals (though in  diluted form) in one
stick of cigarette.
Taking one puff is 600 times worse than inhaling e>xhaust fumes from

2.    Some foods that cause cancer are :
    a.    Barbecued Food

    b.    Deep Fried Food

   c.    Overheating Meat

   d.    Food that is high in fat causes our bile to secrete acid
that contains
          a chemical which is a promoter of cancer cells.

    e.    Food that contains preservatives,too much salt or >nitrates,
          e.g. Canned food, Salted egg & veggies, sausages, etc.

    f.    Overnight Rice (where Aflatoxin is accumulated)

    g.    Food that is low in fibre: Our body needs 25gm of both
soluble & insoluble fibre daily. We must drink at least 1.5 litres of
plain water a day.

     h.    Contaminated Food (e.g. moulded bread causes our body to
secrete toxins
          that may eventually lead to liver cancer in the long
run. Never eat bread
          that is kept in  room> temperature for more than 2 days
especially in a humid weather.)

3.    Types of fat and which is the best?
          Highly Recommended for Health :
     a.    Olive Oil - It does not absorb in our body.

     b.    Fish Oil - Omega 3 (contained in NI's Circulytes) has
poly-unsaturated fat.
          It's good for our brain cells.

     c.    Peanut Oil - It contains Vitamin E. A small dosage is
recommended only.

4.    Not Recommended for Health
     a.      Vegetable Fat - Palm oil is worse than coconut oil.
          It is high in cholesterol and highly unsaturated.

     b.    Coconut Oil - It has saturated fat.

5.    Specific Food & Beverages
  a.      Egg when eaten too much can cause High Colon Cancer,
          Risk Ovary Cancer, Prostate Cancer.

     b.    Cabbage is highly recommended for health reason.

    c.    Tomato is best eaten raw with a bit of olive oil for better
          Other alternative is to take tomato sauce.

     d.    Coffee is good because it contains 2 anti- oxidants.
          Inhale coffee aroma for half each day is equivalent to eating
2 oranges a day.
          However,the residue of over-burned coffee is extremely bad
for health.
          It can cause cancer.

     e.    Tea, as long as it is in its original tea leaves and >not
processed into BOH or          Lipton packets, it is good for health.
          Tea contains 30 anti-oxidants. Recommended dosage is cups a

Have a balanced lifestyle. Exercise regularly

F: Frequency: 3 to 5 times a week
I: Intensity: Exercise till we sweat and breathdeeply
T: Types of exercises: Find one that suits our age,lifestyle,
HAVE REGULAR CHECK-UP once we reach the age of 45 & above, it is
recommended that we go for  regular comprehensive health examination.
Early detection may save lives.

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