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Elevated cholesterol and triglycerides may increase the risk for prostate cancer recurrence

Contact: Jeremy Moorejeremy.moore@aacr.org215-446-7109American Association for Cancer Research@aacr  Elevated cholesterol and triglycerides may increase the risk for prostate cancer recurrence PHILADELPHIA — Higher levels of total cholesterol and
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Grapefruit juice stems weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet, study finds

Contact: Sarah Yangscyang@berkeley.edu510-643-7741University of California - Berkeley@UCBerkeleyNews  Grapefruit juice stems weight gain in mice fed a high-fat diet, study finds Berkeley — Fad diets come and go, ...
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Weight Loss Success: Lessons Learned from Studies of Successful Losers

by Robyn Flipse, MS, MA, RDN Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight knows the work isn’t over once the pounds are off. Keeping them ...
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Study confirms efficacy of Hoodia gordonii as weight loss supplement

Tuesday Sep 30, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Hoodia gordonii Sweet ex Decne is known to be a natural appetite suppressant and commonly used as a weight ...
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Dietary fat affects outcome of breast cancer

Thursday Sep 25, 2104 (foodconsumer.org)  - A patient's diet, specifically, the dietary fat, may determine how effective a chemotherapy could stop breast cancer from developing ...
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Some weight loss supplements OxyELITE Pro linked to acute hepatitis

A Letter to Editor recently published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology reveals an outbreak of severe hepatitis  linked to weight loss supplement called OxyELITE Pro. ...
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Some weight loss supplements commonly used in 2012

Aug. 31, 2104 (foodconsumer.org) -- A review published in 2011 in Obesity Reviews listed the ingredients or nutrtion supplements that were mostly commonly used for ...
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N-3 helps weight loss

A French study indicates that fish oil or taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements can help weight loss.  The study shows that rats fed a calorie ...
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Rice koji fights obesity, type 2 diabetes mellitus

Saturday Aug 30, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) - A study suggests that eating Rice koji can prevent obesity or induce weight loss and reduce risk of developing ...
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How to prevent cardiovascular disease - WHO

The following is a short summary of recommendations for preventing cardiovascular diseases published on the website of World Health Organization (WHO).  It should be considered ...
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