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What is the role of Nutrition and Diet in cancer prevention and treatment? New evidence suggests, in some cases, it is better than conventional medicines, especially if the food is ORGANIC!

Good people,

  • June has come and is almost gone! Busy, busy, busy!….and with that; “stress, stress and more stress”! Have you noticed how cancers have increased?
  • Some people say, it is because of increased awareness and improved diagnostic capacity. I have an epidemiology background and related experience, spanning over the last almost 30 years, and my “gut feeling” tells me there is a significant INCREASE in cancers that cannot be explained only by increased awareness and improved reporting. Something is amiss in the environment and with our diets and lifestyles; it is, partly, in the “processed foods” with high glucose/fructose corn/maize and other refined products(including unsaturated vegetable oils, like Eliantos-yes Elianto is NOT heart healthy!- and Kimbos plus transfats), which we are, increasingly, CONSUMING…sugars, especially REFINED ADDED SUGARs are unhealthy…add on agro-chemical toxic residues in the non-organic foods we consume and we have a dangerous cocktail(high sugar+toxic chemicals+transfats) predisposing us to cancers… even WHO has warned with toxic pesticide residues(and processed meats like sausages etc), like glyphosate aka Roundup and heavy metals… and to add to that; we don’t MOVE…we are SITTING TOO much!
  • What is the way forward?New evidence suggests that we can prevent and even reverse some cancers with appropriate dietary intake. How? Reduce SUGARs and carbohydrates, significantly and increase the GOOD FATS(like avocado, olive oil, coconut, all nuts,  and animal/poultry products which include eggs(organic aka kienyeji!) and maziwa lala, butter, cheese, ghee, tallow and lard(all animal fat, including chicken fat, is good and is ok to consume in moderation…remember the misconceived advice to peel off the chicken skin? Eat it!).
  • Do we have evidence of how nutrition and diet can prevent, halt and even reverse some cancers?
  • YeS: https://foodrevolution.org/blog/food-and-health/a-food-fights-cancer-better-than-chemo/?
  • Do we have evidence that NUTRITION, especially with agro ecologically friendly is the sustainable way forward for positive health outcomes and healthcare(not “sickcare”) outcomes?
  • Here is the evidence: This is personal evidence from two, Western trained doctors, including one who “cured”his own cancer using a ketogenic diet: an orthopaedic surgeon!

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Did you know that LIFE is being PATENTED for commercial gain? Is this ETHICAL?

Good people,

The month of May is here with us and with it torrential rains that have rendered havoc….it never used to be like this…a combination of global warming coupled with poor drainage and “population pressure”…signs of the times…”knowledge increases men run to and fro”…

 “Already just three companies, Monsanto, DuPont and Syngenta control more than 50% of the international SEED markets”!

…”why are all these things happening?” I ask myself. As we speak, one of my mentors and colleagues has shared a disturbing FACT, that…”for the first time in human history, this current generation, in USA, will live shorter lives than their parents”…this is, increasingly, manifesting in developing countries, including Kenya:

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Did you know that the genetically modified Bt. Maize, a staple food for most South Africans, has failed to deliver as promised?

Good people,

The month of March is here with us with Easter fast approaching and the end of the first quarter of 2016!

From Organic Consumers Alliance (OCA) and our partners, we continue in our steadfast believe that: “ Your Health is Your First Wealth.”

  • Did you know that South Africa has gained the notoriety of being the first country in the world to allow their staple food, maize, to be genetically modified? Do we want to be next?
  • Genetically modified foods have negative health effects….more and more people are coming down with diseases that were previously thought of as rare or only afflicting older people and certain strata of society: the cancers, for example, are now indiscriminately on the INCREASE…or have you note noticed that pattern?
  • Among the key risk factors that our modern and technologically advanced lifestyle has contributed to is an increase in environmental toxins, which apart from traditional ones, like tobacco smoking, include increased use of agro-chemicals, like glyphosate, which are often used in conjunction with genetically modified crops, ostensibly to increase yield to feed the world!

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Do we have any evidence that the “GMO agenda” is more about patents and control of food systems rather than “feeding the world”? Any evidence that organic can feed the world? YES!

Good People,

The month of April is here with us and with it the much awaited rains. And with the rains comes the regeneration of life; green and lush…and much more…all in harmony with nature and not against nature. All freely given…and not for sell!

  • Did you know that, according to the WHO, GMOs are micro-organisms, plant  germplasm, or animal life that contains genetic material from unrelated species inserted into other species to express “novel proteins” or unnatural proteins, that would not have occurred in nature before and whose interactions with nature and human beings are still largely unknown?
  • Did you know that there is an “evil scheme” to destroy African biodiversity by converting traditional non-commercial foods into GMOs? Read the evidence below.
  • Did you know that we now have whole States/Counties that are 100% organic? And countries, like Denmark, that are planning to be 10% organic?

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Going Organic in East Africa

What's causing cancer?

organic farmers
 

Organic Farmers

This is just a few names and contacts of organic farmers who work closely with OCA.

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Organic Markets

The retailers buy thei food from the organic farmers and sell them at various organic

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Restaurants

OCA works closely and directs traffic to the only organic restaurant in Nairobi so far.

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Processors

OCA closely works with one processor whose products are certified organic.

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