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Cholesterol Levels Lower in Vegans

Those who consume vegan diets have better cholesterol levels than people who eat meat, fish, dairy, and/or egg products, according to a study published this

Omega-3 rich diet boosts brain development

Monkeys eating a diet full of omega-3 fatty acids developed brains that had neural networks similar to those found in healthy humans, according to an ...
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Study suggests whole diet approach to lower CV risk has more evidence than low-fat diets (PR)

Contact: Jane Grochowskiajmmedia@elsevier.com215-239-3712Elsevier Health Sciences  Study suggests whole diet approach to lower CV risk has more evidence than low-fat diets Mediterranean-style diets most successful, reports The American ...
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Ingredients in chocolate, tea and berries could guard against diabetes (PR)

Contact: Lisa Hortonl.horton@uea.ac.uk44-016-035-92764University of East Anglia  Ingredients in chocolate, tea and berries could guard against diabetes  IMAGE: Eating high levels of flavonoids including anthocyanins and other compounds (found ...
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Western diet linked to Alzheimer's disease

The rates of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in Japan and developing countries have been on the rapid rise in recent years and researchers believe that the ...
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Diet Linked to Bacteria that Causes Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Animal-based diets may contribute to the development of inflammatory bowel disease, according to a Harvard study published this week in Nature. Eleven healthy volunteers consumed either ...
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Dietary treatment shows potential in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease

Contact: Heikki Tanilaheikki.tanila@uef.fi358-403-552-084University of Eastern Finland  Dietary treatment shows potential in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease New research findings indicate that an early onset of dietary ...
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Mediterranean diet associated with lower risk of peripheral artery disease (PR)

Contact: Miguel A. Martinez-Gonzalezmamartinez@unav.esThe JAMA Network Journals  Mediterranean diet associated with lower risk of peripheral artery disease A multicenter study that previously reported a reduction in heart ...
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High-protein diets, like the popular Dr. Dukan diet, increase the risk of developing kidney disease in rats (PR)

An experiment by scientists at the University of Granada, Spain, shows a high-protein diet increases the chance of developing kidney stones and other renal diseases They ...
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Mediterranean diet lowers death risk in cardiovascular disease patients

A new study in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that American men and women with previous cardiovascular disease can reduce the risk of premature ...
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