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Colon Cancer Risk Reduced In Two Weeks

Colon Cancer Risk Reduced In Two Weeks

Gastroenterologist Dr. Stephen O’Keefe of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recruited 20 black men in the US and 20 men in rural South Africa. He did an experiment of only two weeks where he exchanged their diets. The African men in South Africa were fed American fast fo
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Top Nutrients Keep Your Brain Young

Top Nutrients Keep Your Brain Young

In a publication in the Science Daily mid April 2015 eight top nutrients were reviewed that keep your brain young. This report was based on a review by The Institute of Food Technology by Linda Milo Ohr. In order to prevent the metabolic changes in brain cells that occur with aging ei
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Lycopene Lowers Kidney Cancer Risk

Lycopene Lowers Kidney Cancer Risk

Lycopene is found in watermelon or tomatoes and has been associated with prevention of colon cancer. Now a study in Cancer showed that lycopene also helps to suppress the development of kidney cancer (renal cell carcinoma). Cathryn Bock, PhD. MPM and associates took the data from the
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Colorectal Cancer Low In Fish-Eating Vegetarians

Colorectal Cancer Low In Fish-Eating Vegetarians

Researchers from Loma Linda University followed 77,659 men and women who were from the Seventh-Day Adventist Churches for 7 years. This church group has been researched in the past as it is a cohesive cohort of non-smokers and non-drinkers. Many are also vegetarians, but not all. Food
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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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Fish Consumption In Pregnancy

Fish Consumption In Pregnancy

A study about fish consumption in pregnancy and mercury exposure to pregnant women and their children from the Republic of Seychelles showed that mercury in fish is less worrisome than was assumed in the past. 1265 mother-child pairs were enrolled in this study (Ref. 1). Seychelles Is
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Resveratrol Improves Bone Density

Resveratrol Improves Bone Density

An interesting study from the Aarhus University in Denmark showed that high dose resveratrol could increase bone density significantly in only 16 weeks. The results were published on Oct. 16, 2014 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 66 middle-aged obese men with
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Marinating Meat Cuts Down Carcinogens

Marinating Meat Cuts Down Carcinogens

As you prepare for summer BBQ’s read about this study from Porto in Portugal dated March, 2015, which states that marinating meat cuts down carcinogens. Normally, with barbecuing carcinogens form on the surface of the meat, called heterocyclic amines. Marinating meat in beer for 4 hou
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Vitamin E Lowers Blood Pressure

Vitamin E Lowers Blood Pressure

An article from Tokyo, Japan describes a study that showed that higher vitamin E intake lowers the risk of high blood pressure. Dr. Akiko Kuwabara and his team analyzed data from 1,405 men and 2,102 women aged 40 and older (average age about 63) from Japan’s National Health and Nutrit
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Zinc Repairs Broken DNA

Zinc Repairs Broken DNA

A lack of zinc can lead to DNA breaks and zinc can repair DNA. These are the findings of a recent study from January 5, 2015. DNA is vital for cell function. When DNA breaks occur such as in zinc deficiency, cell function suffers. If this condition persists and does not get repaired,
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