The internet has scared the hell out of all of us. There is constant information be plastered on the inter-webs for both sides of the argument. Which is true? Which is false? Keyboard blood wars are waged between people that have never met and probably will never meet. Is a long life constituted by healthy living, making all the good choices and saying no to potential character blows? Or, is the key to life letting go of the worries and immersing yourself in the pleasures that you so enjoy? I constantly come across these articles, where one says a drink or two a day will help you prosper to the wisest, ripest of ages. Another one will pretty much say that if you’ve ever had a beer in your life, you are destined for doom.

The buck stops here though. I now have no respect for these online buffoons who are polluting trash to our minds. OK, obviously I’m being a little over-dramatic, but how did chicken become a cancer causing substance?? It’s chicken! It’s literally one of the healthiest and best protein packed foods you can eat. A study was conducted over an eight year period where 475,000 participants ate chicken (grilled, fried, etc). At the end of the study, 23,000 of the original  475,000 developed cancer. First off, what a way to find out you have cancer. One day you randomly decide to be part of some insane study and now you have cancer. I’d be pissed.

Here is my big problem with these “studies.” While reading the article, it was never made clear whether or not other parts of the participant’s lifestyle was observed. In the text, it points out a clear observance that the researches “analyzed the participants’ diets as well as the diseases and illnesses they suffered.” Were they chugging six beers and day and putting down a carton of cigarettes a week? The study doesn’t say. I don’t see how moderate consumption of something as healthy and clean as a chicken breast could cause you to develop cancer. However, we do live in 2019, which is a crazy world. Take a look:

To read how eating one of your favorite meats causes cancer, click HERE.

But then, a study will come out saying that your morning caffeine fix and that beer you so enjoy could actually help you live a longer, more prosperous life.

In the article, Dr. Claudia Kawas says “I have no explanation for it, but I do firmly believe that modest drinking improves longevity,”

To read it, click HERE.

But momma knows best, right? My mother says to me all the time, “two and done.” I admire her persistence because she knows I don’t stick to that. Who only has two beers? However, momma might in fact know best.  A study published last year says that drinking more than seven alcoholic beverages in a week could kill you. According to David Jernigan, a Johns Hopkins University alcohol researcher, “What this is saying is, if you’re really concerned about your longevity, don’t have more than a drink a day.” One drink a day, where is the fun in that?

To read that article, click HERE.

What is the point of me linking all of these articles and blabbing about what might and might not be healthy? There is a lot on the internet. It will constantly try to tell you how to live your life. Do just that……LIVE YOUR LIFE AND BE HAPPY.