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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

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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Weight Associated with Cancer Risk

Increased body weight boosts one’s risk for developing several types of cancer, according to a new study published in the Lancet. Researchers analyzed the medical records ...
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Egg eaters at higher risk for ovarian cancer

Tuesday Aug 12, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Chinese scientists published a study in Clinical Nutrition suggesting that eating too many eggs can increase ovarian  cancer in ...
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Type 2 diabetics should cut calorie intake

Tuesday Aug 12, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- The problem with type 2 diabetes mellitus is insulin insensitivity or insulin resistance. That is, type 2 diabetes mellitus ...
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