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Olive Oil and Other Beneficial Foods

Olive Oil and Other Beneficial Foods

The Mediterranean diet has long been known to include olive oil and other beneficial foods. These foods consist of lots of vegetables, fruit and fish. I has also become common knowledge that it decreases the risk of some cancers, high cholesterol, diabetes and to prevent heart attacks
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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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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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Phthalates Are Wrapped Into Your Hamburger

Phthalates Are Wrapped Into Your Hamburger

Did you know that phthalates are wrapped into your hamburger? A study has measured phthalates in wrapping material of fast food. It noted that a significant amount of these endocrine disruptors are part of wrapped take-out food. It had bled from the wrapping material into the food. In
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Fiber Intake Improves Survival Rates Of Colorectal Cancer

Fiber Intake Improves Survival Rates Of Colorectal Cancer

A new study showed that fiber intake improves survival rates of colorectal cancer. JAMA Oncology published it on Jan. 18, 2018 online. 121,000 people were part of the study. First of all, this group consisted of males from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study. In addition there we
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Getting Adolescents to Eat Healthy

Getting Adolescents to Eat Healthy

A method that is getting adolescents to eat healthy will prevent obesity in later years. Here is a summary in the popular press of a new research paper, which achieved this goal. The summary was based on this publication from the University of Texas dated Sept. 12, 2016. Study highlig
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Inflammatory Diet Causes High Mortality

Inflammatory Diet Causes High Mortality

A landmark study from Paris, France came to the conclusion that an inflammatory diet causes high mortality. The initial trial occurred between 1994 and 2002. This checked whether low dose antioxidants were helpful in improving survival. This trial involved 8089 participants with an av
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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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Lack Of B Vitamins In Children Predicts Obesity

Lack Of B Vitamins In Children Predicts Obesity

A study published in the Journal of Nutrition in October 2014 found a lack of B vitamins in children predicts obesity. The study was conducted in children aged 8 to 15.  The researchers came from the University of Queensland, but the study was done on Mexican-American children who par
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