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Omega 6 polyunsaturated fatty acids promote breast cancer

Dietary fats play a role in the development of breast cancer.  A new study in Cancer Treatment and Research suggests that eating too much of

Thiamine - vitamin B1 helps pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes mellitus

Friday Nov 15, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking  a high dose of thiamine or vitamin B1 as a dietary supplement improves glucose tolerance in people with ...
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Here are some reasons why curcumin prevents obesity

Friday Nov 15, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking curcumin as a dietary supplement may help prevent obesity, according to a new study in Biofactors.   P. ...
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Vitamin D may help prevent breast cancer

Friday Nov 15, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking vitamin D supplements may help prevent breast cancer, according to a study published in American Journal of Clinical ...
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Telomere length indicator of your health and lifespan

Telomeres are associated with aging, chronic diseases and early death.  If the length of telomeres can be preserved, then the aging process can be stopped ...
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High-Fat, High-Protein Diets Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

A diet high in protein and fat and low in carbohydrate may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers followed 66,485 women enrolled ...
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Calcium carbonate, vitamin E prevent cured meat induced colorectal cancer

Sunday Nov 10, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Processed meat or cured meat can induce colon carcinogenesis to develop colorectal cancer.  A new study in American Journal ...
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Trans fat increases risk of coronary heart disease

Saturday Nov 9, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study published in the Lancet suggests that eating trans fat or trans fat containing foods may cause coronary ...
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Obesity boosts breast cancer risk

Saturday Nov 9, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A case-control study released in the current issue of Cancer Causes & Control reveals that postmenopausal women who had ...
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Breaking news: Taking vitamin D supplements prevents lung cancer

Tuesday Nov 5, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) - Taking vitamin D supplements can help reduce the risk of lung cancer at least among non-smoking postmenopausal women, suggests ...
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