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Genes Elevate Existing Risk Associated with Processed Meat and Cancer

A new study confirms that red and processed meat are associated with an increased risk in colorectal cancer, while also identifying certain genetic factors that

High sexual activity linked to high prostate cancer risk - study

Sunday April 20, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study in Epidemiology suggests that high sexual activity or contracting sexually transmitted disease could increase risk of prostate ...
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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 ...
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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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