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Age, Vitamin D, Obesity and Cancer

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A new study at Newcastle Univ.

English: Colorectal cancer, gross appearance o...

English: Colorectal cancer, gross appearance of an opened colectomy specimen. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

shows that age does increase epigenetic methylation associated with bowl cancer. Vitamin D seems to decrease these markers but obesity increases them. We can do much about aging but we can eat well and remain trim. It’s your life, how will you live it?

What is a Healthy Food?

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Yahoo Health says the following plant-based foods are healthy for what they contain:
a. Purple Potatoes – Lowers High Blood Pressure
b. Lychees & Strawberries – Contains disease-preventing polyphenols
c. Guava – More fiber, vitamin C, potassium, folate, iron, calcium, and antioxidant-packed pigments called carotenoids–in each serving than apples, bananas, and grapes to be the number one fruit.
d. Bok Choy – Contains antioxidants that may reduce the risk of certain cancers, including prostate cancer
e. Asian Pear – 10g fiber that will help reduce weight, satisfy hunger and lower blood sugar levels