1. Coronary Heart Disease:
Killed (7.4M) in 2012, 13.2% of all deaths. /
Prevention: Lower blood pressure, low fat food, eat more fish cause it’s high in Omega 3.
Avoid: Red meat, Palm and Coconut oil, as well as sugar.
Killed (6.7M), 11.9% of all deaths. Artery in the brain is blocked or leaks. Oxygen deprived brain cells begin to die within minutes. 1 person every 4 minutes has a stroke in the US.
Prevention: Blood pressure, stop cigarettes smoking, be more active.
Avoid: High Cholesterol food, burgers, cheese, ice cream, and eat more fruit and vegetables.
3. (COPD): Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
Killed (3.1M), 5.6%. Lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. Alabama and Kentucky are the highest; Washington and Minnesota are the lowest.
Treatment: Inhalers, oral Steroids.
Avoid: Salt, some fruit such as Apricots, Peaches and Melons may cause bloating and gas which may lead to breathing problems.
4. Lower Respiratory Infections:
Killed (3.1m) 5.5%. This group of diseases includes Pneumonia, Bronchitis and Influenza. This disease usually develops with travelers returning to the US.
Treatment: Fish, Salmon, Tuna, Garlic, Yogurt, Tea, Citrus Fruits, Red Peppers, Milk and Mushrooms.
5. Lung Cancers:
Killed (1.6M) 2.9%. Number one cause, Tabaco usage.
Prevention: Food high in Lutein such as: Collar Greens, Spinach, Broccoli, Orange Juice, Soy Food and Sardines.
Killed (1.5M) 2.7%. It’s a sexual transmitted disease. Food that helps, Fruit, Vegetables and lean Protein.
7. Diarrheal Disease:
Diarrhea is when you pass three or more stool a day. Killed (1.5M) 2.7%.
Treatment: The skin of the fruit, skins of beans, potato skin when crispy, whole wheat, brown rice, seeds, broccoli and spinach.
9. Preterm Birth Complications:
Killed (1.1M) Prevention: Garlic, onions, raisins and dried fruit, may help prevent preterm birth.
10. (TB): Tuberculosis.
Killed (900,000). TB is a contagious infection that usually attacks the lungs. It can also spread to other parts of the body, like the brain and spine.
Avoid: Alcohol due to liver damage, refined products such as sugar, white bread, white rice, high fat, red meat. Eat more chicken, fish, beans and tofu.