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Adding orange pomace fiber to orange juice helps regulate blood sugar

Keeping blood sugar concentrations within the body's healthy range is important because having chronically high levels can damage blood vessels and increase risk for...
Saturated fat could be good for you

Saturated fat could be good for you

A new Norwegian diet intervention study raises questions regarding the validity of a diet hypothesis that has dominated for more than half a century:...
Not all snacking behaviors contribute to overweight

Not all snacking behaviors contribute to overweight

Prevention of obesity is a major challenge in the U.S., and both developing and targeting public health strategies to deal with this issue is...
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Blood pressure diet improves gout blood marker

A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy and reduced in fats and saturated fats (the DASH diet), designed decades ago to reduce high...
Sugar consumption plays greater role in heart disease than saturated fat

Sugar consumption plays greater role in heart disease than saturated fat

Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) is responsible for one in every six deaths in the United States as well as being the leading cause of...
Is junk food really to blame?

Obesity: Is junk food really to blame?

Soda, candy, and fast food are often painted as the prime culprits in the national discussion of obesity in the United States. While a diet...
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Early life iron deficiency harms brain development in learning and memory

Iron deficiency occurs in nearly 2 billion people worldwide and is prevalent in both developing and industrialized nations. Children between birth and 5 years of...
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Drinking coffee is associated with biomarker for longer life

According to the US Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service, the typical American adult consumes nearly 25 gallons of coffee each year. Indeed, coffee...
Airline Food Study

Best in-flight food: 2016-2017 Airline Food Study

NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College and DietDetective.com releases the 2016-17 Airline Food Study rating foods for twelve (12) airlines. The study assigned a "Health Score"...
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Drinking alcohol is associated with increased risk of skin cancer (melanoma)

White wine was the most clearly associated. In a recent study, researchers Alcohol intake was associated with higher rates of invasive melanoma among white men...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Scientists discover a unique type of object in our solar system

In a recent study, researchers discovered an unusual type of object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. They found two asteroids are orbiting...