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    1. Mike

      Adolescent Girls are ‘red flag’ for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

      First-time study shows smoking and depression in adolescents have negative impact on bone mineral density. The impact of depression, anxiety, and smoking on bone density have not previously been studied during adolescence, when more than 50% of bone accrual occurs. This study is the first to demonstrate that smoking and...
    2. Mike

      Study: Extra Virgin Olive Oil Protects Against Alzheimer’s

      How extra virgin olive oil protects against Alzheimer’s (AD) is a mystery. A new study published in the Journal Chemical Neuroscience researchers found the answer may be in a component of olive oil that helps shuttle the abnormal AD proteins associated with AD out of the brain. Lower AD Rates...
    3. Mike

      Processed Meat Linked to Cancer, Heart Disease and Early Death. Ouch!

      A huge study of half a million men and women finds an association between processed meat and heart disease and cancer. This EPIC (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition) study involved ten countries and 23 centres in Europe and almost half a million people. In general a diet high...
    4. orin

      E-Cigarettes Tried by About 20% of Smokers

      According to a enters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report the use electronic cigarettes is growing rapidly. IN 20011, nearly 21 percent of adults who smoke tried electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes. This was up from about 10 percent in 2010. Increase Widespread E-cigarettes use increased among current...
    5. Jacob

      Sugar Intake Linked Directly to Diabetes

      The results of a large epidemiological study conducted at UC San Francisco suggest that sugar mayhave a direct, independent link to diabetes. The study provides the first large-scale, population-based evidence for the idea that not all calories are equal from a diabetes-risk standpoint. For the study, researchers examined data on...
    6. Mike

      Research Finds Green Tea Significantly Lowers GI Cancers

      New research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, finds that Chinese women who drink green tea had lower lower their risk of developing some digestive system cancers The results showed a lower risk associated especially with cancers of the stomach/esophagus and colorectum. The study by lead author Sarah...
    7. orin

      Is the Eat Local Movement Limited to ‘pivileged’ Consumers

      Are farmers markets limited to an elite consumer. I know that I often get that feeling when I shop a my local farmers market. The movement to buy and eat local fresh foods is limited to an ‘educated’ few. Something akin to the very beginning of the organic foods movement....
    8. Mike

      Omega-3 Ups Memory in Healthy Young Adults

      Healthy young adults ages 18-25 can improve their working memory by increasing their Omega-3 fatty acid intake, according to a first of its kind study from the University of Pittsburgh. Omega-3 Helped Healthy Young Adults Improve Memory “Before seeing this data, I would have said it was impossible to move...
    9. Mike

      Stanford Research Confirms Organic Better

      A review article from Stanford and published in the Annals of Internal Medicine confirms that consuming organic foods reduces consumers’ exposure to pesticide residues and to bacteria resistant to antibiotics. These reasons are at the top of the list leading consumers to buy organic products. Gold Standard Key Findings Stanford...
    10. Jacob

      Tomatoes Linked to Lower Stroke Risk

      Most of the major health problems in the USA, can be dramatically reduced with a healthier lifestyle. Another study points out the importance of eating healthy. A new study finds that eating tomatoes, which are high in the antioxidant lycopene, and tomato-based foods is associated with a lower risk of...
    11. orin

      Low-level Mercury Exposure when Pregnant linked to ADHD in Children

      Mercury has become a widespread environmental toxin. Found in our food, especially fish, water, air and in soil. It has been used in vaccines for years. Now researchers from Boston University School of Public Health links low-level prenatal mercury exposure with a greater risk of ADHD-related behaviors. Even though mercury...
    12. Jacob

      Overweight Kids on More Medications

      According to new research from Canada, overweight children aged 12 to 19 are 59 per cent more likely than normal-weight kids to take prescription medication Overweight children are far more likely to take prescription medications than children of a normal weight—a trend that adds to already higher health-care costs for...
    13. Mike

      Cherries Lowers Gout Attack Risk by 35 Percent

      A new study found that patients with gout who ate cherries over a two-day period showed a 35% lower risk of gout attacks compared to those who did not eat the fruit. It is estimated that 8.3 million adults in the U.S. suffer with gout, an inflammatory arthritis triggered by...
    14. nm

      Could Gut Bacteria be a diabetes Cause?

      The importance of the diet and lifestyle on the flora of the gut continues to be better understood with new research. The number of people suffering from type 2 diabetes world-wide has risen rapidly in recent years. Now new research finds that the composition of a person’s gut bacteria could...
    15. nmexpert

      Those Sugar High Drinks Linked Genetic Risk of Obesity

      You Are What You Eat and Drink Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health have found that greater consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) is linked with a greater genetic susceptibility to high body mass index (BMI) and increased risk of obesity. The study reinforces the view that environmental and genetic...
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