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Red meat, particularly processed red meat raises risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus

An Pan and Frank B Hu states in the journal Future Medicine: "In summary, there is convincing evidence that higher red meat consumption is related to

Added sugar linked to cardiovascular disease death

Sunday March 3, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that consumption of added sugar can increase the risk of dying ...
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Meat-Eating is a Risk Factor for Developing Diabetes

Vegetarian diets support a healthy blood pressure, according to a review published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers identified 39 studies which analyzed the dietary choices ...
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Even Modest Amounts of Meat Increase Risk for Diabetes

Vegetarians are less likely to have diabetes, compared with nonvegetarians, according to a new study from Taiwan. Among 4,384 Buddhists, the women and men who ...
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Study examines probiotic use in preventing gastrointestinal disorders in infants (PR)

Contact: Flavia Indriof.indrio@neonatologia.uniba.itThe JAMA Network Journals  Study examines probiotic use in preventing gastrointestinal disorders in infants Giving an infant a probiotic during the first three months of ...
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Melatonin may slow tumor growth in certain breast cancers (PR)

Editor's note: Melatonin is available as a dietary supplement....
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High folic acid promotes growth of breast cancer in rats (PR)

Contact: Leslie Shepherdshepherdl@smh.ca416-864-6094St. Michael's Hospital  Large amounts of folic acid shown to promote growth of breast cancer in rats Role of folate in development, progression of breast ...
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Breast cancer risk higher in alchol drinkers

Epidemiologic studies have shown high alcohol consumption even at moderate levels increases risk of breast cancer.  The current study suggests that even low to moderate ...
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Sedentary behavior and low physical activity linked to heart failure in men

Editor's note: Pay attention also to your diet....
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Exposure to cold temperatures can help boost weight loss

Contact: Mary Beth O'Learymoleary@cell.com617-397-2802Cell Press  Exposure to cold temperatures can help boost weight loss Regular exposure to mild cold may be a healthy and sustainable way to ...
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