cancer4-newThis month, the World Health Organization published the latest edition of its guide to avoiding cancer. So can this plan really help the average person avoid developing cancer?

The plan, called the European Code Against Cancer, aims to give people actionable ways they can reduce their cancer risk in their day to day lives by modifying, adopting or cutting out certain things from their diets, daily habits and broader lifestyle choices.
Devised by experts at the WHO’s cancer research agency, the code draws on thousands of studies and research papers into what might cause and, crucially, what might prevent cancer. It is an update of a code that has been published, in some form, since 1987, and the hope is that through issuing this code, people may consider taking at least some of these steps and so reduce their cancer risk.

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Breastcancer MonthBreast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), also referred to in America as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM), is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected by breast cancer.

bake beans2This is a nice simple meal, very easy to prepare, an ideal Sunday breakfast for the whole family.

For 4-6 servings you'll need:
Baked beans (2 tins)
Cooked yam slices (2 slices per person)
Sweet green pepper, cut into cubes (2 large)
Tomatoes, cut into cubes (6 small)
Onions, diced (1-2 large)
Garlic, diced
Spices (optional): black or red pepper,
Italian herbs.
How to prepare:

Heat the oil in a big/deep frying pan, add the diced onions and stir till they are transparent.
Then add the garlic, green pepper and tomatoes. Here you can add spice to taste,like ground red or black pepper ,Italian herbs or whatever you like. I would be careful with salt since the yam slices and the baked beans will already have enough salt.

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Oatmeal PorridgeThis is an ideal breakfast meal, especially for kids. Why is breakfast the most important meal of the day? Breakfast is indeed a very vital meal. A good breakfast gives you energy and gets you ready for the day. In general, kids and teens who eat breakfast have more vitality, do better in school, and eat healthier throughout the day. Without breakfast, people can get irritable, restless, and tired. So make time for breakfast — for you and your kids! And good to know:"Oatmeal has been shown to reduce high cholesterol levels and heart disease" Read more...