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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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French Fries Are Linked To A Shorter Lifespan

French Fries Are Linked To A Shorter Lifespan

A new study discussed on CNN showed that eating French fries are linked to a shorter lifespan. This article was based on a multinational scientific study released in April 2017. The study showing that French fries are linked to a shorter lifespan 4440 participants were enrolled in it
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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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The Fear Of Salt

The Fear Of Salt

The fear of salt is associated with the medical dogma that lasted for several decades that salt over consumption would elevate blood pressure. We know that high blood pressure will cause heart attacks and strokes. Over the years governments have been influenced by health associations.
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Stroke Risk Lowered By Mineral Supplements

Stroke Risk Lowered By Mineral Supplements

86,149 women enrolled in the Nurses Health Study I (NHS I) and 94,715 women in the NHS II had been assessed on an ongoing basis with intermittent dietary questionnaires. This database was used for this study to see whether supplements would have made any difference in terms of stroke
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Calorie Restriction Extends Life

Calorie Restriction Extends Lifespan

A two-year study that was sponsored by the National Institute of Health examined whether calorie restriction would lower risk factors associated with age-related diseases, so it extends lifespan. The goal was to put 218 healthy men and women who were normal weight or moderately overwe
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Vitamin K2 For Your Arteries

Vitamin K2 For Your Arteries

Vitamin K2 (=menaquinone-7 or MK-7) has been known for some time to be needed for prevention of osteoporosis and for prevention of hardening of arteries. But a new study from April 2015 from the Maastricht University in the Netherlands has found that flexibility of arteries, which is
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Nuts Protect You From Heart Disease

Nuts Protect You From Heart Disease

A new study published May 2015 in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine states that nuts protect you from heart disease lowering death rates from heart disease and other causes to the tune of 20%. The research data was based on three large cohort studies, which involved low-incom
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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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Sugar Responsible For Raising Blood Pressure And Lipids

Sugar Responsible For Raising Blood Pressure And Lipids

A University of Otago, New Zealand study by Dr Lisa Te Morenga and co-workers has shed new light on the negative effect of sugar on blood pressure and lipids. The key here is that these studies were not animal experiments, but involved human trials. A total of about 1700 men and women
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