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I homeschool and have a health ministry for friends, family, and health lovers world-wide. I'm totally into all-natural and avoid chemicals, food additives, etc. even in my cosmetics. I am working toward eating Vegan, Organic, and raw as much as possible (my family too). I'm married, and have two small kids and two grown step kids. Optimal Health - God's Way ".....and the fruit thereof shall be for meat (FOOD), and the leaf for MEDICINE." Ezekiel 47:12 KJV

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Global rise in Breast Cancer due to 'Western lifestyles' (and an Important Note from Me)

Global rise in Breast Cancer due to 'Western lifestyles' (and an Important Note from Me)
February 14, 2008

Dear Friends and Family,

Yes, it's me again.... I realize that many of you are loving these educational health emails and my health classes, and, as a result, are experiencing medically-documented health improvements. I know this only because you tell me. I also suspect that I'm probably driving some of you crazy. Too bad. Ok, just kidding. It's hard to tell whose life is going to get saved by sharing God's ways of healing, therefore, you all get them. If you are not into optimal health God's way, please hit the "delete" key. I will be the first to admit that I hit the "delete" key on almost every single forwarded email that I receive, except for those that serve a useful purpose. I know I should probably spend more time reading funny emails and laughing my head off (laughter is very healthy), but raising a family, home-schooling, doing my health ministry, and keeping up my OCD habits of researching health matters doesn't really leave me much time for that. I also don't have time to keep verifying the hoaxes on snopes.com, so I just delete those too now (i.e. 99.9% of the "Missing Person" and all other "take action" type emails are all verified hoaxes). The enemy is having a great time distracting too many of us from what is really important in the form of these time-wasting, fictitious emails that circulate the internet.

I said all that to say this, the reason there have been so many of these health emails lately is that we are in a state of emergency. Our health is progressively getting worse on an exponential level. I know "way too many" people that are sick unnecessarily, and up until a few months ago, I was one of them! Something's gotta give. Let's put an end to this madness! Not only are the sick people suffering, but their loved ones are suffering, and those of us receiving the prayer lists are suffering too. In the meantime, we are all getting distracted from fulfilling God's purpose in our lives. I get so sad when I remember how much time I missed from working in ministry and spending time with my kids because of health issues that dragged me down. But I have to move forward and make up for it by sharing the message that we don't have to be sick. Let's work together to share the good news that God still offers us healing today for both our souls and our bodies ("The thief cometh not, but for to steal and to kill and to destroy. I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly." John 10:10 - KJV). Yes, abundant life! That's the kind I want. Thanks, Jesus!

I don't believe it's a coincidence that in my last email I mentioned the dangers of our Western diet and lifestyle, although I just now received "this" article via email newsletter. With God and me there are no coincidences. I am sending this to you so that you can learn how to prevent this completely avoidable and very reversible disease of breast cancer for yourself and your loved ones through God's completely natural methods (men, you can get it too). We have lost too many of our moms, sisters, cousins and friends unnecessarily! We don't have to be next! God has a much better plan for us. He wants us healthy and effectively working for Him and taking care of our families! The enemy is using illness to distract us from the main goal. Let's get with the program, and give God the glory. God's program that is!

One last note on something that I can no longer keep from saying and that some of you may disagree with: I believe, and thousands of healed people, doctors, and much science will confirm this, that mutilating surgery, chemotherapy and radiation are unnecessary and will actually cause possibly permanent damage to our immune systems and vital organs. These methods of treatment are actually worse than the disease itself (just read The China Study and find out how you can turn cancer on and off like a switch by adjusting the amount of protein you consume instead of the chemo you endure) . Radiation treatments are extremely toxic to the body. Does it not seem strange that we are trying to cure cancers with a treatment that has been proven to cause cancer? What about chemo? The success rate of chemotherapy is only a shocking 3%, yet doctors play with the words and lead you to believe that it is 50% (success means a five-year survival rate)! The medical profession generally considers any drug with less than 30% effectiveness no better than a placebo. How has the cancer industry gotten away with a ridiculous 3%? It's called statistic manipulation and spinning. I call it the lies of the enemy. We need to remember who God is and what He is about and make sure that our decisions line up with His character and promises. Often times we believe that God leads us to something that is quite often just craftily covered-up deception. This is expressed so well in the famous words of a lovely pastor I know, "God told you to do this? Wow! When God spoke to you, was he wearing a red suit with a long tail and carrying a pitch-fork?"
Percentage of oncologists who said if they had cancer they would "not" participate in chemotherapy trials due to its "ineffectiveness and its unacceptable toxicity" - 75%
Percentage of people with cancer in the U.S. who receive chemotherapy - 75%.

(More quotes on: http://www.whale.to/cancer/quotes1.html)

If we live out God's truth, we can live victoriously! Now that's encouraging!

All for His Glory,
Miriam

(ALL ITEMS BELOW IN CAPITAL LETTERS INSIDE THE PARENTHESES ARE MY COMMENTS AND UNAVOIDABLE SARCASM - Miriam.)

Global rise in breast cancer due to 'Western lifestyles'
By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor
Thursday, 24 January 2008

Of all the exports from our modern world, breast cancer ranks as among the most dubious. Once thought to be a disease of the rich, it is now a global epidemic. (YES, THE MAJORITY OF MEAT AND DAIRY CONSUMPTION WAS HISTORICALLY DONE BY THE RICH AND THE ROYAL. THE POOR AND MIDDLE CLASS WERE NOT EATING MUCH MEAT AND DAIRY PRODUCTS AT ALL UNTIL LATER IN THE 20TH CENTURY. UP UNTIL THEN, THEIR DIET CONSISTED OF MAINLY FRUITS/VEGETABLES, GRAINS, LEGUMES, AND NUTS/SEEDS. IT'S NOT THAT THEY DIDN'T WANT MEAT AND DAIRY, IT'S JUST THAT THEY COULDN'T AFFORD THEM. ONCE THEY BECAME AFFORDABLE, DUE TO GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIES TO THE MEAT AND DAIRY INDUSTRIES, THE REST OF US STARTED CONSUMING THEM REGULARLY AND GETTING JUST AS SICK AS THE RICH AND THE ROYAL. IT'S SO SAD THAT THE ORGANIC FRUIT AND VEGETABLE INDUSTRIES GETS NO SUCH SUBSIDIES, AND NOW WE CANNOT AFFORD THEM! IT SOUNDS LIKE EASY ALGEBRA TO ME....IF A=B AND B=C, THEN A MUST......YOU GET THE PICTURE.)

The rise of the cancer in Europe and America – cases have jumped 80 per cent in the UK since the 1970s – is being mirrored across the world. And scientists say increasing prosperity and the "Westernisation" of traditional lifestyles is to blame.

A richer diet, smaller families, delayed childbearing and reduced breast-feeding have driven the increase in the West, together with rising obesity and increased alcohol consumption, specialists say. Now these trends are being seen everywhere – with a growing burden of malignant disease in their wake.

An estimated 1.3 million new cases were diagnosed around the world last year. It is the commonest cancer in the UK and across Europe, even though it affects almost only one gender. In 2006, it outranked lung cancer, which affects both sexes, for the first time.

In Japan, Singapore and Korea – countries once renowned for their low rates – cases have doubled or tripled in the past 40 years.

In China, urban cancer registries have recorded 20 to 30 per cent increases in the past decade. India has seen similar rises and cases have doubled in parts of Africa. There are doubts, especially in Africa, about how far better recording has contributed to the apparent rise. But scientists agree that the disease is rampaging across the globe.

However, they disagree about the best way to curb it. Some claim the best hope lies in developing a preventive drug – a hormonal cocktail that would act like a vaccine and provide lifelong protection – and criticise the world's failure to focus attention on it. (NO, WE DON'T NEED MORE DRUGS THAT KILL US AND GET PULLED OFF THE MARKET YEARS AFTER THE FDA SAYS THEY ARE SAFE. WE NEED TO FOLLOW GOD'S NUTRITION AND LIFESTYLE PROGRAM. HE HAS ALREADY GIVEN US EVERYTHING WE NEED TO PREVENT DISEASE.)

Others demand political action, raising public awareness and galvanising governments to provide screening and early treatment that gives women the best chance of surviving. (SCREENING IS GREAT, BUT PREVENTION IS WAY BETTER THAN EARLY OR LATE TREATMENT!) A third school of thought emphasises the need for a public health strategy to highlight the risks of alcohol, obesity and lack of exercise. (YES, NOW WE'RE TALKING!)

Peggy Porter, of the Fred Hutchinson Research Centre in Seattle, Washington, writing in the current New England Journal of Medicine, says the world must wake up to the growing threat. (FINALLY, SOMEONE SAID IT BESIDES ME!)

"As more countries modernise, more women will enter an increasingly sedentary workforce, delay childbearing, exert control over their reproductive lives, live longer and eat a more Westernised diet. Their breast cancer rates will no doubt increase. It is crucial that women's awareness of their risk and their expectations of their government and the medical community regarding detection and treatment increase at a similar rate." (WHAT NEEDS TO INCREASE IS AWARENESS OF HOW EASY IT IS TO PREVENT THIS UNNECESSARY DISEASE AND NOT TO RELY ON GOVERNMENT OR THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY TO FIX A COMPLETELY AVOIDABLE PROBLEM. WHATEVER HAPPENED TO PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY?)

Professor Porter said the biggest barrier to improved care for women was ignorance. "In a lot of countries, women are still afraid to know. When Betty Ford [wife of US President Gerald Ford] admitted she had breast cancer in 1974, it changed the world. Women who had seen it as a death sentence became willing to talk about it, pushed for more care and more research. Other countries need to follow that lead."

Valerie Beral, head of the Cancer Research UK epidemiology unit at Oxford University, said that to blame Westernisation was to miss the central cause – changes in child-bearing. (THAT IS ONE OF THE ISSUES BUT NOT THE CENTRAL ISSUE. DIET AND DETOXIFICATION TRUMP CHILD-BEARING ISSUES.)

"We don't need to seek subtle explanations when we know the main one. China has gone from the six-child family to the one-child family in a couple of generations. Most women in the past had six or seven children – it was fairly standard across the world. Each child was breast fed for two to two-and-a-half years, which meant they stopped ovulating and didn't conceive. The hormonal changes that occur around child-bearing and during breast-feeding are protective for life." (YES, IT'S AMAZING WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE DO WHAT OUR BODIES WERE DESIGNED BY GOD TO DO.)

We need to investigate the nature of this hormonal protection and synthesise it, she said. "If we could find out why child-bearing gives life-long protection against breast cancer we might develop a hormonal cocktail that could be given to women at age 18 for a year which would have the same effect. I am frustrated that this is not a research priority." (I AM FRUSTRATED THAT SHE IS MISSING THE POINT. WE CANNOT IMPROVE ON GOD. NO SYNTHETIC HORMONAL COCKTAIL WILL REPLACE WHAT HE HAS ALREADY PROVIDED IN NATURE TO HELP BALANCE OUR HORMONES.)

Peter Boyle, head of the International Agency for Cancer Research in Lyon, which will publish global cancer rates next month, said alcohol was the most worrying driver for younger women. "The rise is a huge problem and one which is growing enormously quickly. There are places which 30 years ago had very low rates where it is growing very rapidly. In every region it is the commonest or second most common cancer. (ALCOHOL ABUSE IS A HUGE PROBLEM, BUT CERTAINLY NOT THE MOST WORRYING DRIVER. THERE ARE MANY MORE YOUNG WOMEN EATING POORLY THAN THOSE THAT ARE OVER-CONSUMING ALCOHOL.)

"My concern is over the rise in drinking, especially among young women. For each single unit of alcohol per day, the risk rises by 7 per cent. It's the ladettes who hit the bars on a Friday night that I worry about."

Why rates have risen

* The rising breast cancer rates around the world are linked to increased exposure to the female hormone oestrogen, because of changes in reproduction and diet. (YES!)

* Improved nutrition means girls reach puberty earlier and women have the menopause later. A century ago, girls had their first periods at 16 and 17, but today it is morelikely to be 12 to 13. (TRANSLATION OF IMPROVED NUTRITION BY THEIR STANDARDS: EXCESS DAIRY AND MEAT PRODUCTS AND POSSIBLY EXCESS SOY, WHICH HAPPEN TO LEAD TO HORMONAL ABNORMALITIES SUCH AS THESE.)

* Each year that the menopause is delayed increases the risk of contracting breast cancer by 3 per cent.

* Increased numbers of women going out to work has led to later births, smaller families and fewer women breastfeeding. Each year that childbirth is postponed beyond the mid-20s increases the breast cancer risk by 3 per cent. (I AGREE. MINE CALCULATES TO 30% SINCE I GAVE BIRTH TO MY FIRST CHILD AT 35 AND MY SECOND AT 39. IT THREW MY HORMONES OUT OF WHACK, AND I CONTINUED OVULATING ALL THROUGH 14 AND 16 MONTHS OF NURSING MY GIRLS. THAT WAS NOT NORMAL! I WOULDN'T BE SURPRISED AT ALL IF I ALREADY HAD UNDIAGNOSED BREAST CANCER FORMING OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS. AFTER INCORPORATING "MASSIVE" NUTRITION INTO MY DIET IN CONCENTRATED FORM, I WAS ABLE TO NOTICE A HUGE WONDERFUL DIFFERENCE IN MY THERMAL IMAGING EXAMS PERFORMED ONLY THREE MONTHS APART. AGAIN, GOD'S FOOD ROCKS AND WORKS FAST.)

* The more children a woman has, the lower her risk of breast cancer so the trend towards smaller families has increased many women's exposure.

* Breast cancer rates vary widely around the world. Japan has one fifth of the cases diagnosed in the US. However, Japanese women who move to the US rapidly acquire the same risk as American women. (YES, THEY DO! IT'S BECAUSE THEY START EATING AND BECOMING COUCH POTATOES JUST LIKE US. IT'S NOT BECAUSE THEY ALL OF A SUDDEN DECIDE TO HAVE LESS KIDS.)

* Breast cancer in the UK has risen by 84 per cent since the 1970s. In 2005, 38,212 women were diagnosed with the disease. (HOW INTERESTING THAT THE FIRST MCDONALD'S IN THE UK OPENED IN 1974.)

* Breast cancer is the commonest cancer in the UK even though it mostly affects one sex (there are a few hundred cases in men). Lung cancer, the next most common, which affects both sexes, was diagnosed in 30,997 men and women in 2005.

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-wellbeing/health-news/global-rise-in-breast-cancer-due-to-western-lifestyles-773162.html

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