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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

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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Obesity May Cause Early Death

Obesity may increase your risk of premature death, according to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health. Researchers examined data from 16,868 participants ...
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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 ...
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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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