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Salty Foods Poison Your Gut Microbiome

Salty Foods Poison Your Gut Microbiome

Research determined that salty foods poison your gut microbiome. This was discussed on March 12, 2024 in “The Conversation”: The consequence of this is that your blood pressure goes up and you are more prone to develop heart attacks and strokes. Why salt can make you sick The amount o
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Lower Life Expectancy in the United States

Lower Life Expectancy in the United States

This article is about the lower life expectancy in the United States. The US mortality rates up to 20 years ago were the same as other comparable industrial states. Now life expectancy in the US is about 4.5 years lower than in other comparable states. A publication in PLOS ONE summar
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Helps Patients with Obesity to Lose Weight

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Helps Patients with Obesity to Lose Weight

Notably, a new study showed that cognitive-behavioral therapy helps patients with obesity to lose weight. This was published here and is based on a publication in Frontiers in Nutrition. 43 patients were randomized to one of these 3 groups: Education and health group (EH group) A phys
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New Insights into Alzheimer’s Disease

New Insights into Alzheimer’s Disease

Notably, research from Bonn, Germany and Rome, Italy has led to new insights into Alzheimer’s disease. In particular, this review summarizes it. We know from many other studies that Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease that interferes with the normal function of the brai
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Aerobic Exercise Against Alzheimer's

Aerobic Exercise Against Alzheimer’s

A 1-year randomized clinical trial showed aerobic exercise against Alzheimer’s is effective in preserving brain volume. Researchers assigned a total of 70 patients 55 and older with mild cognitive impairment to either a group that did regular aerobic exercises or a group that did stre
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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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Weight Gain And Insulin Resistance

Weight Gain And Insulin Resistance

Dr. Pamela Smith talked about weight gain and insulin resistance. Her talk took place at the 26th Anti-Aging Conference of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine in Las Vegas (Dec. 13-15, 2018). Dr. Smith pointed out that 80% of the adult population in the US has blood sugar leve
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Household Cleaners Could Cause Obesity In Children

Household Cleaners Could Cause Obesity In Children

A new study from Canada noticed that household cleaners could cause obesity in children. The study appeared in the Canadian Medical Association Journal on Sept. 18, 2018. About the study that showed household cleaners could cause obesity in children First, paediatricians followed alon
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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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Metformin Reduced Cancer Risk

Metformin Reduced Cancer Risk

A clinical trial on patients in Korea showed that metformin reduced cancer risk in type 2 diabetics. Previous research found that patients with diabetes are more prone to develop various cancers. Researchers thought that this was due to insulin resistance, insulin-like growth factors
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