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Weight loss supplement synephrine does not increase blood pressure

Sunday April 20, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A small trial of healthy individuals indicates that even high doses of weight loss dietary supplement  synephrine itself do

Dietary supplements enlisted to fight obesity

The dietary supplements that are commonly used to fight obesity include herbal thermogenic aids like caffeine and ephedrine, green tea, green tea catechins, synephrine from ...
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Vitamin D may indeed prevent breast cancer?

Saturday April 19, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study released recently in the journal BMC Cancer suggests that taking vitamin D supplements may help  prevent breast ...
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Type 2 diabetes mellitus risk lower in those eating fruit, vegetables

Friday April 18, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A Finnish study has found evidence suggesting that eating lots of fruit, berries and vegetables, particularly berries may reduce ...
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Diabetes Rates Increasing

The number of adults with diagnosed diabetes has increased 69 percent over 20 years, according to a new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.  Researchers ...
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Vegetarians and Vegans Have Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Vegetarian and vegan diets lower the risk of heart disease, according to a study published in Public Health Nutrition. Researchers tracked the dietary habits of 592 ...
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A High-Fat Diet Increases Risk of Breast Cancer

Women who eat diets high in fat and saturated fat increase their risk of developing breast cancer, according to a study published by the National ...
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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 ...
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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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