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Ramen is displacing tobacco as most popular US prison currency, study finds

“[Ramen] is easy to get and it’s high in calories,” Gibson-Light said. “A lot of them, they spend their days working and exercising... Five tailor-made cigarettes – worth $2.00 – can be bought for one pack of ramen.
The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 14:07

Stars with a filthy secret: They make money promoting healthy living. But, strike a light, look what these pictures show

Smoking to kill the appetite is not new — Hollywood starlets in years gone by were told to smoke so they wouldn’t gain weight. Worryingly, it’s not just famous women doing it — figures from the Office For National Statistics last month showed the number
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 16, 2016 10:41

ARCHIVE: Is There a Role for Carbohydrate Restriction in the Treatment and Prevention of Cancer? [FREE FULL TEXT]

Most, if not all, tumor cells have a high demand on glucose compared to benign cells of the same tissue and conduct glycolysis even in the presence of oxygen (the Warburg effect). In addition, many cancer cells express insulin receptors (IRs) and show hyp
Nutrition and Metabolism
added Mar 9, 2016 02:15

LEE: Can Secondhand Smoke Lead To Weight Gain?

These studies add to an increasing body of evidence is showing that smoking is not just harmful to smokers but also to those around smokers. This is not surprising if you look at the chemicals that can be in secondhand smoke such as cyanide, ammonia, lea
added Jan 29, 2016 20:25

[Asia, China] Great food but too damn smoky

Maybe I've been spoiled by going to too many other places that actually enforce the indoors smoking ban, but leaving this restaurant reeking of stale smoke was a disappointing end to an otherwise good meal.
The Beijinger (cn)
added Dec 6, 2015 23:20

[UK] Bacon, ham and sausages 'as big a cancer threat as smoking', WHO to warn

Global health experts are to warn that bacon, ham and sausages are as big a cancer threat as cigarettes, it has been reported. "The WCRF advises that people can reduce their bowel cancer risk by eating no more than 500g (cooked weight) per week of red me
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 24, 2015 03:43

How Butter-Flavored E-Cigs Are Fueling a Crucial Vaping Controversy

diacetyl, it’s been on the lips—literally and figuratively—of vapers for the last seven years... a UK-based e-cigarette retailer published its own lab results on Five Pawns products. Five Pawns ordered those results taken down via a cease and desist order
added Sep 13, 2015 11:11

CHAPMAN: Should a hunger charity accept support from a tobacco company?

a tweet from @CareersatBAT about how British American Tobacco South Africa had packed 200,000 meals of donated food for the Million Meal Challenge being run by Stop Hunger Now Southern Africa.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jul 27, 2015 10:15

Marijuana Causes Weight Gain Based On Factors Like Gender And Cigarette Smoking: Study

researchers paid special attention to outside facts that could influence weight gain, both related and unrelated to marijuana use. They ultimately found that weight gain is most affected by long-term use, in addition to gender, the level with which cannab
Medical Daily
added Jul 2, 2015 10:36

Don’t Worry So Much About Whether Your Food Is ‘Processed’

“I’m a cardiologist,” he said, “and I had a patient come in once asking about salmon. He said, ‘I heard there’s PCBs in salmon. Should I be eating wild salmon or farmed salmon?’ I said, ‘Stop smoking.’”
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jun 29, 2015 11:45
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