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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

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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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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