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    1. Jacob

      Get Married Gain Weight

      A study from Southern Methodist University (SMU) matches with what is casual observation. After getting married folks gain weight. The study finds that, on average, young newlyweds who are good with with their marriage gain weight in the early years after they exchange vows. This, of course, is not good...
    2. Dr L

      Non-Digestable Starch Helps the Body Fight Colon Cancer

      Resistant, or non-digestable, starch helps the body resist colorectal cancer Review show resistant starch kills pre-cancerous cells and reduces inflammation You can’t digest resistant starch and it ends up in the bowel in pretty much the same form as it was eaten. Once in the bowel this resistant starch does...
    3. nm

      Grape Seed Extract Fight Kidney Disease

      Grape seed and skin extract – a weapon in the fight against kidney disease caused by high-fat diets Grape seed and skin extract (GSSE) is known to contain powerful antioxidants. A new study finds insight into the extract as a therapeutic and preventative measure to fight obesity-induced kidney damage. This...
    4. 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...
    5. 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....
    6. Jacob

      Support Prop 37: Join Sixty-One Countries That Require GM Food Labeling

      According to a new interactive Genetically Engineered (GE) Food Labeling Laws map from the Center for Food Safety (CFS) 61 countries require GE food labeling. As the spread of commercialized GE food products mount, the number of people exposed to GE foods globally has grown. This makes truth in labeling...
    7. 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...
    8. 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...
    9. nm

      EU Rejects French Ban of Monsanto GM Corn

      In a victory for Monsanto, the EU’s food safety body rejected a request to ban Monsanto’s GM corn. The EU food safety body ruled there is not enough ‘scientific evidence’ that the insect-resistant strain is harmful to human health or the environment Like France, Russia has banned has banned the...
    10. Jacob

      GMO Corn Banned in Russia over Cancer Concerns

      Following the recent French study that found rats developed cancer on a diet of GMO corn, Russia will ban Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) corn, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Russia’s Institute of Nutrition has been asked to assess the validity of the study. The action follows announcement by...
    11. 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...
    12. nm

      How to Make Lamb Stew, Using Lamb Shanks

      Chef: Rob Endelman Here’s are directions to make a very, very flavorful lamb stew using lamb shanks, a third way to cook lamb (following the two suggestions I offered yesterday). In lieu of shanks, you can substitute stew meat. Sorry that there’s no photo, but I haven’t made this since...
    13. Mike

      Terrifying New GMO Cancer Scare: Rats Fed GMO Develop Huge Tumors

      70% of females suffer early death A new study from french researchers at Caen University in France has found that rats given a diet of one of the bestselling strains of genetically modified corn suffered tumors and multiple organ damage The research is published in the International Journal of Biological...
    14. nmexpert

      Woman Who Read Food Labels Stay Thinner

      Shoppers—particularly women—who take the time to read food labels are thinner than those who don’t. >So says a study authored by Professor Steven T. Yen, a University of Tennessee. “Reading food labels is important because it allows shoppers to improve diet quality by making more informed decisions in food purchases,”...
    15. Jacob

      BPA Linked to Childhood Obesity

      Leonardo Trasande, M.D., M.P.P., of the NYU School of Medicine, New York City, presented the findings of the study at a JAMA media briefing. “In the U.S. population, exposure is nearly ubiquitous, with 92.6 percent of persons 6 years or older identified in the 2003-2004 National Health and...
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