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originally posted by: NoFearsEqualsFreeMan
One of the first thing i remember hearing about cancer, was: "Fear of cancer, might cause cancer" And every since then, "they" have keept telling us that, just about anything will give you cancer...
Maybe the best thing to do, is not to worry to much, and try to enjoy life, like you say Thats a part of being healthy to
originally posted by: NateTheAnimator
Yes there are alternative sources for our required sustenance but with almost anything you consume, there's always a risk your taking. All you can do is reduce that risk by choosing the best quality possibilities for survival, for example if in the lower ranks of society(financial despair,mental illness,homelessness and/or racial minority) chances are lower that you'll find the healthiest forms of food.
Also based on what food resources you have access to may limit what you can eat. Increasing your chances of contracting food related illnesses.
There are a ton of variables you have to keep in mind. If people want to pig out on unhealthy food let them. If the human population dropped to like 500 million people than hey you might have a point, we should stop eating meat altogether.
originally posted by: ConMi27
So here's the deal: We all know now that eating meat in general causes cancer.
We want to look out for our children right?
originally posted by: LightSpeedDriver
a reply to: ConMi27
I don't know how many others actually watched the whole video but I did. I expected some boring, academic level incomprehensible bla bla but I was pleasantly surprised and, to be honest, after digesting it all, quite shocked. His delivery is up-tempo and pretty humorous in the right places, but most important of all, layman speak. Even I could understand it.
I thank you for your thread and think I will be turning vegetarian again very soon...
Additional: I was a vegetarian for 10 years. The last 3 or 4 years I switched back to meat for ... convenience I guess....sigh
I think I attacked this wrong with using cancer as a primary topic of debate. I'm also referring to E. Coli, H1N1, H1N5, Mad Cow Disease, the use of high levels of estrogen in animals which is a major cause of cancer in women, non-therapeutical use of drugs in animals making us immune to antibiotics ourselves overtime. These aren't just "hey it might cause cancers" it's even if it DOESNT cause cancer, you can get all of the above as well.
originally posted by: Gothmog
I want to ask just one question. Can anyone state one product that over the last 50 years that hasnt been (at one time) proven to cause cancer ? Lets look at plain ole coffee . Over the past years it has went from being very bad for you , till lately it has been theorized (and I say theorized) to be good for you. The current thinking is that it can help a man burn calories and assist in preventing breast cancer in women. What all this will eventually boil down to is the FACT that everyone carries the dormant live cancer gene. The issue is , what triggers this gene to bring it out of dormant state? Could that trigger fluctuate over the years or does each individual have their own "triggers" ? Or , does anything really matter it is a matter of pure randomness ? When your number comes up.... I am still on the fence as far as is there really a trigger or is it just natural and science "proves" its this , that or the other thing ? Most are reaching or they have their own "agenda" as it is with most science nowadays . They want to make a name for themselves.There were studies published that "had proven" dried up toothpaste caused cancer. No , not toothpaste in general , just the sorta dried up toothpaste . AS time goes by, all this slips into darkness and a new "cause" appears....