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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

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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Vegan Diets Improve Thyroid Function

Vegan diets protect against hypothyroidism, according to a new study published in the journal Nutrients. As part of the Adventist Health Study 2, 65,981 men and ...
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Plant-Based Diets Better for Weight Loss

A plant-based diet leads to more weight loss, according to findings presented at the Obesity Society’s annual conference. Researchers followed 63 obese and overweight adults ...
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Vegan Diets Associated with Lower Weights - study

People who follow vegan diets weigh less and consume more protective nutrients such as beta carotene and fiber, according to a study published in next ...
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Higher dietary acid load increases risk of diabetes ***

Contact: Dr Guy FagherazziGuy.FAGHERAZZI@gustaveroussy.fr33-142-116-140Diabetologia  Study is the first to show higher dietary acid load increases risk of diabetes A study of more than 60 000 women has ...
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Fatty Diets Linked to Cancer and Early Death

Diets high in saturated fats and sugar may increase your risk of death from gastrointestinal cancers, including stomach and esophageal, according to a presentation at ...
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Intermittent fasting can extend your life span

Sunday Nov 1, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Both intermittent fasting and chronic calorie restriction may extend a person's life span.  A study published in the Journal ...
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Children Develop Ideas about "Good" and "Bad" Foods Early

Children develop ideas about whether foods are healthful or not at an early age, according to a study published in the journal Appetite. Researchers observed 172 ...
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Assessing the U.S. Population’s Sodium Intake

An ARS food-survey tool proves accurate in estimating the amount of sodium consumed by volunteers.(D2457-1)   Sodium intake has become a hot topic as public policymakers address ...
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