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High sodium not linked to hypertension if potassium intake is high

Thursday Jan 16, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Your doctors have told you often to reduce intake of sodium in order to prevent hypertension.  But a new

Inorganic arsenic can raise type 2 diabetes mellitus risk

Thursday Jan 16, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health suggests that chronic exposure to inorganic arsenic may increase ...
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Ginger powder helps type 2 diabetes mellitus

Thursday Jan 17, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking ginger powder supplements help patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, a study released in Complementary Therapies in Medicine ...
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Eating fish to reduce risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus?

Monday Jan 6, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Consumption of long chain omega-6 fatty acids may decrease risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus, a study in Diabetes ...
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Dietary phytoesterols prevent breast cancer growth

Taking dietary phytosterols may help delay the onset of breast cancer and slow the progression of the disease and improve metabolic parameters, according to a ...
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Added sugar linked to high risk of endometrial cancer

Sugar sweetended foods and beverages linked to high risk of endometrial cancer Sunay Nov 24, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Eating sugary foods and drinking sugar sweetened beverages ...
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Vitamin C increases efficacy of radiotherapy in cancer treatment

Sunday Nov 24, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study in Oncology Reports suggests that taking vitamin C or ascorbate as a dietary supplement or administration of ...
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Two Exciting Alzheimer’s Advances: A Novel Early Detection Test Using Peanut Butter, and a Study Evaluating Coconut Oil

By Dr. Mercola At present, some 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer's Association's 2011 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures.1 By 2050, this is expected ...
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Red wine compound resveratrol fights type 2 diabetes mellitus

Saturday Nov 16, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Supplementation with a phytochemical called resveratrol, which is found in red wine and red grapes, can significantly lower blood ...
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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 ...
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