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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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Skip Those Three-Egg Omelettes

Skip Those Three-Egg Omelettes

A new JAMA publication shows that egg consumption can cause heart attacks, so skip those three-egg omelettes. This study looked at 6 prospective cohort studies in the US. There were 29,615 adults who were part of the study, and the follow-up period was 17.5 years on average. Each addi
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High Fiber Diet Is Good For Your Health

High Fiber Diet Is Good For Your Health

A new study in the Lancet has concluded that a high fiber diet is good for your health. Sometimes medical research texts can be cumbersome, so this article from the CNN in popular language translates the facts into simpler terms. Essentially this fiber study was a metaanalysis of many
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Partygoers Eat Too Much

Partygoers Eat Too Much

People attend tailgate parties, until they realize that partygoers eat too much. With hockey, football and other team events being around there is always a reason to celebrate. This means that our calorie intake is not always what it should be. The CNN article sheds a light on this. T
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Junk Food Can Cause Several Cancers

Junk Food Can Cause Several Cancers

Junk food can cause several cancers. This is what a European food study found. First of all, they also developed a new labeling system for food quality. According to this Nutri-Score logo bad food gets a deep orange color label or a classification “E”. Furthermore, healthy food shows
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The Dirty Dozen Among Fruit And Vegetables

The Dirty Dozen Among Fruit And Vegetables

If you eat organic fruit and vegetables, you likely are familiar with the dirty dozen among fruit and vegetables. Each year the Environmental Working Group is publishing the latest information about the most polluted fruit and vegetables. Here is the latest 2018 list of the “dirty doz
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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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Vitamins Can Reduce The Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome

Vitamins Can Reduce The Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome

A South Korean study showed that vitamins can reduce the risk of metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a change in metabolism in patients with excess abdominal fat. They also often have high blood sugar, high blood pressure and high LDL cholesterol. In addition their liver often d
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Micronutrients Protecting Kidney Function

Micronutrients Protecting Kidney Function

A study from Tehran asked: are micronutrients protecting kidney function? The results are available in “Nutrients” in 2016. The researchers used the Tehran Lipid and Glucose Study. It recruited 15,005 participants between the years 1990 and 2001. Every 3 years there were follow-up exa
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Grilling Can Be Hazardous

Grilling Can Be Hazardous

Every summer a few people are seen in the emergency department of a hospital, because grilling can be hazardous. It is not uncommon that patients show up at the emergency after a BBQ, when they ate a hamburger or steak and felt a stinging pain in their mouth. On examination the physic
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