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Higher Olive Oil Consumption Lowers the Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

Higher Olive Oil Consumption Lowers the Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

A publication in April 2020 showed that higher olive oil consumption lowers the risk for cardiovascular disease. The study consisted of 61,181 women from the Nurses’ Health Study (1990 to 2014). The other part of the study were 31,797 men from the Health Professionals Follow-up
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Women Who Lack Sleep Crave Sugar And Unhealthy Fats

Women Who Lack Sleep Crave Sugar And Unhealthy Fats

A new study showed that women who lack sleep crave sugar and unhealthy fats. This study included almost 500 women and spanned 1 year. The publication appeared on Feb. 17, 2020 in the Journal of the American Heart Association. The researchers analyzed what the women ate, how much sleep
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An Avocado Compound Can Improve Diabetes

An Avocado Compound Can Improve Diabetes

A Guelph research group has detected that an avocado compound can improve diabetes. They isolated avocatin B (AvoB), a fatty acid oxidation inhibitor. Researchers tested this first on mice. They fed mice a high fat diet for 8 weeks; half of them were fed avocatin B, the other half not
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Health Benefits From A Low-Fat Diet For Postmenopausal Women

Health Benefits From A Low-Fat Diet For Postmenopausal Women

Over a period of almost 20 years women show health benefits from a low-fat diet for postmenopausal women. The study appeared in the Journal of Nutrition on June 8, 2019. The clinical trial followed 48,835 postmenopausal women with an age between 50 and 79 for 19.6 years. In the beginn
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Eat Cheese Sparingly

Eat Cheese Sparingly

“Eat cheese sparingly” is the conclusion of a CNN news story entitled “Is cheese healthy?” Cheese contains nutrients like protein, calcium, vitamin B12 and zinc. But cheese also contains saturated fat, which can elevate LDL cholesterol when you over consume cheese. There are also soft
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Juicing Loses Fiber And Nutrients

Juicing Loses Fiber And Nutrients

A nutrition article in CNN noticed that juicing loses fiber and nutrients. Lately it has become popular to start the day with a glass of fruit juice or vegetable juice. But the problem is that both fiber and some nutrients like antioxidants and bioflavonoids get lost in the process. R
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Why We Are Addicted To Certain Foods

Why We Are Addicted To Certain Foods

Recently there was an article about bacon on CNN and why we are addicted to certain foods. Certainly one of the foods that many people get addicted to is bacon. Let us take a look at the production first. Bacon contains sugar and salt The abdominal wall of a pig is where bacon origina
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Cheese And Milk Products Are Not Causing Strokes Or Heart Attacks

Cheese And Milk Products Are Not Causing Strokes Or Heart Attacks

A new international meta-analysis states that cheese and milk products are not causing strokes or heart attacks. This goes against the old and persistent belief that dairy products would be harmful to your health because they contain a lot of saturated fatty acids. Meta-analysis of 29
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