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Skipping Breakfast And Heart Disease

Skipping Breakfast And Heart Disease

A new study showed that skipping breakfast and heart disease are related. The study involved 6550 adults in the US, aged 40 to 75. Over a period of 18.8 years 2,318 deaths occurred. Of these 619 deaths were due to cardiovascular disease. Questionnaires determined that 5.1% never had b
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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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Global Diet Saves Lives

Global Diet Saves Lives

A new publication in the Lancet stated that a global diet saves lives.  Several scientists concluded that we eat too much sugar and red meat. In the planetary health diet there would be a reduction of 50% in sugar and red meat consumption. When people start eating less red meat, there
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Kidney Disease Risk in Diabetic Patients

Kidney Disease Risk in Diabetic Patients

A study with 15,362 diabetic patients defined kidney disease risk in diabetic patients. It is general knowledge for a long time that diabetic patients are at risk to develop diabetic nephropathy. Kidney disease risk in diabetic patients, study design In this study researchers followed
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Sugar In Fruit Juice Unhealthy

Sugar In Fruit Juice Unhealthy

Recently the American Academy of Pediatrics has stated, “sugar in fruit juice unhealthy”. They came out with new guidelines regarding fruit juice consumption for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school children. In it they warned that before the age of 1 year parents should not all
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Gut Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Gut Bacteria May Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

New research from Finland shows that gut bacteria may prevent type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. Globally, type 2 diabetes was 4.7% in 1980 and 8.5% in 2014. In the US 29 million people have confirmed type 2 diabetes and 86 million have prediabetes.
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What happens when you cut out sugar?

What happens when you cut out sugar?

Sugar causes obesity and heart disease, so you may ask yourself what happens when you cut out sugar? Recently a CNN review article described the sugar addiction. Research has determined which part of the brain is involved with sugar addiction. It also has sorted out the biochemical ef
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Is Yogurt healthy?

Is Yogurt Healthy?

A review article asked “Is yogurt healthy?” It then discussed the merits of yogurt as a probiotic source.  In addition it noted that the so-called “fruit yogurts” are unhealthy. Many people have lost valuable gut bacteria from antibiotics, from processed foods with food preservatives
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Breast Cancer From High Sugar Diets

Breast Cancer From High Sugar Diets

New research has shed light onto the development of breast cancer from high sugar diets. Animal experiments re. breast cancer from high sugar diets High sugar content is one of the hallmarks of our Westernized diet. In order to test whether sugar or starch in our diet could contribute
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Fiber Is Good For You

Fiber Is Good For You

Fiber is good for you as it has been proven to be beneficial for prevention of cardiovascular diseases and various cancers in the past; now it has been studied again in a much larger study population as was reported recently in the media. This news report was based on this medical stu
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