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Diabetes Reversible Through Diet

Diabetes Reversible Through Diet

A March 2016 study from Great Britain showed that a very-low-calorie diet for 2 months followed by a weight maintenance diet for 6 months could make diabetes reversible through diet. A total of 30 overweight or obese diabetes patients went on an 8-week very-low-calorie diet of 600-700
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Green Tea Extract Kills Oral Cancer Cells

Green Tea Extract Kills Oral Cancer Cells

One of the major polyphenols of green tea extract kills oral cancer cells; it is called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). Interestingly green tea catechin (EGCG) does not harm normal cells. Researchers from the Department of Food Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University
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Breast Cancer From High Sugar Diets

Breast Cancer From High Sugar Diets

Higher sugar intake can lead to the development of breast cancer from high sugar diets.Increased sugar intake can cause existing cancer  to grow faster. On the other hand higher sugar intake makes you gain weight, which leads to an increased risk of getting cancer. Animal experiments
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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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Avoiding Potatoes Can Prevent Gestational Diabetes

Avoiding Potatoes Can Prevent Gestational Diabetes

Introduction Gestational diabetes is a form of diabetes that occurs in pregnant women and avoiding potatoes appears to prevent it. It is important to diagnose gestational diabetes, as uncontrolled diabetes would lead to fetal abnormalities, high blood pressure in the pregnant woman, p
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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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Western Diet Bad For Prostate Cancer

Western Diet Bad For Prostate Cancer

Introduction 1. A study from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health followed 926 men aged 40 to 84 who were diagnosed with prostate cancer, but whose cancer had not yet spread. The researchers monitored the patients for approximately 10 years. They also analyzed the diets of th
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Low Selenium And Heart Attacks Associated

Low Selenium And Heart Attacks Associated

1. A Swedish study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition in June 2015 showed that a decreased selenium level when observed over a timespan of 6.8 years was associated with a greater risk of mortality. 449 men and women were enrolled in the study, and selenium levels
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Vitamin E Necessary For Anti-Aging

Vitamin E Necessary For Anti-Aging

Vitamin E has been known to help prevent heart attacks in the past. But now a new publication has shown that in two human cell lines vitamin E prevented senescence to occur. This was proven by the fact that the human cell lines that included vitamin E continued to divide versus contro
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SAMe, A Supplement For Depression

SAMe, A Supplement For Depression

A simple nutritional supplement, available in health food stores has been found to be effective in treating patients whose depression was resistant to a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). The full name of the supplement SAMe is S-adenosylmethionine. Dr. Mathew Bambling fro
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