Vitamin K1 may Protect Postmenopausal Women with Osteopenia Against Fractures an...

Mar 10, 2009 by

When it comes to bone health, the nutrient which immediately comes to mind is calcium; not many people know much about the role of...

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Vitamin D Helps Prevent Parkinson’s Disease

Mar 10, 2009 by

The health benefits of vitamin D are literally uncountable. And it is not just about its positive effects on physical health, but...

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Food Allergies Among American Children Are Increasing

Mar 4, 2009 by

Allergies are a sure sign of toxic lifestyles, poor food choices and toxin-laden bodies. A weak immune system cannot cope with certain...

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Health Dangers of Fluoride in Drinking Water on Fetuses and Infants

Mar 4, 2009 by

We have been told for years that having fluoride in our drinking water is good for us, in particular our teeth. Without fluoride, we...

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Prevention of Stroke – Suggested Lifestyle and Dietary Habits

Mar 3, 2009 by

The best strategy for the prevention of strokes must surely be to live a healthy lifestyle. Stroke is pretty much the brain version...

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Processed Foods Linked To Increased Lung Cancer Risk

Jan 14, 2009 by

The role of food, diet and nutrition in the development of chronic and degenerative diseases, including cancer, cannot be overstated....

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Since When Did Colonoscopies Prevent Cancer?

Jan 14, 2009 by

I have been seeing some stories lately about how colonoscopy is only effective for detecting cancer in the left side of the colon...

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Native Mexican Diet Linked To Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Jan 13, 2009 by

A study, called the Four-Corners Breast Cancer Study, was carried out to ascertain how specific dietary choices affected breast cancer...

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Eating Beans and Potatoes May Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

Jan 12, 2009 by

A pre-clinical study conducted by researchers from the Colorado State University has suggested that eating potatoes and beans...

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Statement Affirming Vitamin D’s Role in Cancer Prevention

Jan 12, 2009 by

A recent study released last year supposedly found that vitamin D does NOT protect against getting breast cancer. Unfortunately, this...

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Melamine Found in US Infant Formulas; Is the FDA Protecting the American People?

Jan 7, 2009 by

The whole melamine and milk saga in China created quite a big hoo hah. But somehow, we believe that it happened in some faraway place,...

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Some Chickens Supposedly Raised Without Antibiotics May Contain Antibiotics Afte...

Jan 7, 2009 by

As a consumer, if I see a food packaging label which claims that a product is “sugar-free”, “fat-free”,...

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Majority of Food Products for Children Found to be Unhealthy; Many Misleading He...

Jan 7, 2009 by

Parents would, of course, want to seek out the best food products for their children. Unfortunately, it may prove to be a much tougher...

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Study Links MSG with Obesity in Humans

Jan 7, 2009 by

Food on the shelves and even food prepared in restaurants today often contain a compound which makes them taste better than they...

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Some Tips for Better Health in 2009

Jan 7, 2009 by

I recently came across this article by a medical doctor (MD) on some tips for better health for the year 2009. I have to say I...

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The Health Benefits and Nutritional Value of Beans

Jan 7, 2009 by

Welcome to the world of magic beans! Beans are a great source of nutrients and a wonderful addition to a healthy diet. Studies have...

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How Stress and Diet May Interact To Affect Cancer Risk

Dec 30, 2008 by

Intuitively as well as scientifically, we have a feel of how stress and diet both play large roles in cancer development. A study...

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Raw Cruciferous Vegetables Help Prevent Bladder Cancer

Dec 30, 2008 by

Cruciferous vegetables are well-lauded for their antioxidant properties and anti-cancer effects. And recent research carried out at...

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Meat Could Increase Cancer Risk By Triggering State of Chronic Inflammation

Dec 30, 2008 by

A molecule introduced into the body when one consumes red meat or milk could trigger a state of chronic inflammation in one’s body,...

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Meat Might Cause Small Intestine Cancer

Dec 30, 2008 by

Consumption of red meats and processed meats has long been linked to colorectal cancer. Now, recent research which was reported in...

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Eating Nuts Reduces Risk of Death from Heart Disease

Dec 26, 2008 by

In August 2008, the Harvard School of Public Health released findings of research – the Nurses’ Health Study, which had followed...

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Lower Income Groups Found To Be Less Healthy

Dec 26, 2008 by

A study in Edmonton, Canada has found that those in the lower income group are of generally poorer health. The study, released by...

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Children of Centenarians Found to be Healthier and Live Longer

Dec 26, 2008 by

Did your parents live past 100 years of age? If so, then you have better odds of being healthy and living longer too, a recent study...

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Eating Eggs Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Dec 21, 2008 by

A study recently published in the November issue of the journal Diabetes Care has suggested a link between eating eggs and an...

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Drinking More Water Can Reduce Death from Heart Attacks

Nov 29, 2008 by

A study conducted a Loma Linda University found that adults who drank 5 or more glasses of water per day were about 50% less likely to...

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Do Vitamin C and Vitamin E Improve Heart Health?

Nov 28, 2008 by

Recently, results from the Physicians’ Health Study II were to be presented at the American Heart Association’s 2008 Scientific...

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Drinking Vegetable Juice Daily May Help Raise Consumption of Vegetables

Nov 28, 2008 by

Many of us struggle to get our daily recommended servings of vegetables. Apparently, as many as 7 out of 10 American adults fail to...

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Eating Fish and Fish Products May Improve Cognitive Function

Nov 28, 2008 by

A study in Norway, part of the Hordaland Health Study, looked at the link between eating different amounts of fish and fish products...

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Eating Fish May Improve Survival of Prostate Cancer Sufferers

Nov 28, 2008 by

The health benefits of eating fish are quite well renowned. And a recently-reported study which was published in the American Journal...

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Study Suggests Vitamin D Improves Survival Rates of Colorectal Cancer Sufferers

Nov 23, 2008 by

Vitamin D has been linked to an incredible number of health outcomes. In specific relation to cancer, it has been shown to be a strong...

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