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Eat More Fat, Fruit And Vegetables

Eat More Fat, Fruit And Vegetables

A new study from McMaster University in Hamilton/Ont. suggests that we eat more fat, fruit and vegetables. The study followed 135,000 people in 18 countries for 7 ½ years. The prospective cohort study (Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology [PURE]) from McMaster University has a lot of
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Metformin Lowers Mortality Of Diabetics

Metformin Lowers Mortality Of Diabetics

A large meta-analysis was published in June 2016 showing that metformin lowers mortality of diabetics. The review included data from 204 studies, namely 179 trials and 25 observational studies. There was a total lover 1.4 million subjects enrolled. Mortality from cardiovascular diseas
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Higher Vitamin D3 Leads To Better Prostate Cancer Survival

Higher Vitamin D3 Leads To Better Prostate Cancer Survival

Higher vitamin D3 leads to better prostate cancer survival A study showed that higher vitamin D3 leads to better prostate cancer survival. The article appeared in the medical journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. The Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Preventio
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Good Fats Reduce Mortality

Good Fats Reduce Mortality

A new Harvard study showed that good fats reduce mortality. This study consisted of 126,000 men and women over a 32-year period from 1980 to 2012. First of all, the researchers checked with every participant of the study every 2 to 4 years what amounts and what types of fat they were
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Lycopenes Are Linked To Lower Mortality

Lycopenes Are Linked To Lower Mortality

Lycopenes are linked to lower mortality. Lycopenes are the red pigments of tomatoes. Researchers from Omaha, Nebraska found that it is the lycopenes in tomatoes and watermelons that lower mortality.  They analyzed data on 2499 participants from the National Health and Nutrition Examin
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Exercise Reduces Mortality

Exercise Reduces Mortality

What, if I told you that exercise reduces mortality? Would you believe me? Well, you may be somewhat doubtful. But I assure you that at end of this blog you will know why exercise reduces mortality. I am going to explain it using data from the EPIC study. This was a large European stu
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Testosterone Treatment Helps Older Males

Testosterone Treatment Helps Older Males

At the 23rd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine (Dec. 11-13, 2015) in Las Vegas Dr. Joel Heidelbaugh presented a talk entitled “Examining the Correlation Between Androgen Deficiency and Cardiometabolic Risk”. In the beginning he mentioned that in the last few years many physi
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Vitamin D3 Saves Lives

Vitamin D3 Saves Lives

In 2014 several studies were released involving rather large numbers of subjects. A study in the British Medical Journal from April 2014 involved 849,412 men and women and had a follow-up observation of nearly 30 years (Reference below). Rajiv Chowdhury and colleagues selected 73 obse
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Fiber Prolongs Life After A Heart Attack

Fiber Prolongs Life After A Heart Attack

You heard that fiber is good for colon cancer prevention, but have you heard that fiber prolongs life after a heart attack? This is exactly what a study that appeared in the British Medical Journal in April 2014 showed. The lead investigator, Shanshan Li (Harvard School of Public Heal
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