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Fatty acids can fight cancer spread


April 11th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 11 (IANS) Omega-3 agents could potentially block the path of primary cancer tumours, preventing more advanced cancers, according to researchers. Michael Murray, professor of pharmogenetics at the University ... Read more...

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Increased intake of added sugars linked to weight gain: Study


March 25th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Increased consumption of added sugars could make you gain extra pounds, according to a study that followed Minnesota residents for 27 years.Researchers at the University of Minnesota used ... Read more...

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Fiber intake linked to reduced risk of death


February 15th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that dietary fiber may be associated with a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases, as well as a reduced ... Read more...

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High heart attack risks in vegans can be cut by omega-3s and B12


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new study has suggested that including more omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B12 in their diet could help vegans reduce the risk of developing heart disease.Though ... Read more...

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Blueberries help curb high blood pressure


January 16th, 2011 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Eating two handfuls of blueberries a week can slash the risk of developing high blood pressure, which leads to strokes and heart disease, a new research has found.High ... Read more...

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Eating blueberries ‘can guard against high BP’


January 15th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new research by the University of East Anglia and Harvard University has suggested that eating blueberries can guard against high blood pressure.The new findings revealed that ... Read more...

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Parents have limited influence on children’s eating habits


December 9th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 09 (ANI): If you thought you could influence your child's eating habits, you are wrong - at least partially, for a new study claims that this influence is limited.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Fish oil may also lower incidence of gum disease


October 26th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): A new study has found that dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) like fish oil, known to have anti-inflammatory properties, shows promise for the effective treatment and ... Read more...

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Sugary drinks don’t cause weight gain


August 15th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Sugary drinks, taken in small quantities, do not promote weight gain, carbohydrate craving or adverse mood effects in overweight women. The study, conducted by Marie Reid and colleagues ... Read more...

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Sugary drinks ‘do not cause weight gain’


August 12th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Sugary drinks, consumed in moderate quantities, do not promote weight gain, according to a new research.The study, which was conducted by Marie Reid, Richard Hammersley and colleagues from ... Read more...

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Daily dose of nutrients could save your sight


July 2nd, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Regular healthy eating could not only cut health care costs, but also prevent vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other sight-robbing diseases.Agricultural Research Service ... Read more...

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Why do people perceive taste of salt differently?


June 18th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Genetics influence the way people like to have different levels of salt in the food they eat, says a study. John Hayes, assistant professor of food science at ... Read more...

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Four gene variants that affect vitamin D levels identified


June 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Scientists have traced four common gene variants linked with blood levels of vitamin D and with an increased risk of vitamin D deficiency.An international research consortium-SUNLIGHT- involving investigators ... Read more...

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Cutting down on sugary drinks helps ease BP (Lead)


May 25th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) You can lower blood pressure levels by simply cutting down on your daily intake of sugary drinks, according to a new research. Research led by Liwei Chen, assistant ... Read more...

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Cut back on sugary drinks to lower BP


May 25th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): A new study has shown a surprising link between sugar in drinks and blood pressure.The research, led by Liwei Chen, Assistant Professor of Public Health at LSU Health ... Read more...

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Asthma patients should stay away from high-fat meals


May 17th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Asthma patients should keep their hands away from heavy, high-fat meals, suggests a new study.People with asthma who consumed a high-fat meal showed increased airway inflammation just hours ... Read more...

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94 percent of breastfeeding mothers don’t follow proper diet


May 12th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) About 94 percent of breastfeeding mothers do not follow a proper diet, says a new study. The research conducted by the University of Granada (UG) revealed that nursing mothers ... Read more...

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Diet high in B-vitamins lowers heart risk


April 19th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Eating more foods containing the B-vitamins folate and B-6 lowers the risk of death from stroke and heart disease for women and may reduce the risk of heart ... Read more...

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‘Ban on trans fats would prevent thousands of deaths’


April 16th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Banning trans fats from all foods would prevent thousands of heart attacks and deaths every year and would be a simple way to protect the public and save ... Read more...

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Vitamin D can help you tide over a bleak winter


March 9th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) A daily dose of vitamin D may just be what helps you tide over a long, bleak winter when you are mostly indoors, says new research. "Vitamin D deficiency ... Read more...

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Vitamin D lifts mood during winters


March 4th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Taking a dose of Vitamin D everyday could help people to better combat the long winter, according to researchers at Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing ... Read more...

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Green tea reduces lung cancer risks from smoking


January 13th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Drinking green tea could reduce the risk of lung cancer from smoking, says a new study. "Lung cancer is the leading cause of all cancer deaths in Taiwan," said ... Read more...

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Green tea may cut smokers’ lung cancer risk


January 13th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Green tea has the potential to modulate the effect of smoking on lung cancer, a new study has revealed.The hospital-based, randomized study was conducted in Taiwan."Lung cancer is ... Read more...

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Eat pistachios to cut down cancer risk (Lead)


December 9th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Eating pistachios daily can cut down the risk of lung and other cancers, according to a new study. These nuts are known to produce a cholesterol-lowering effect and ... Read more...

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Nuts can help you cut down lung cancer risk


December 9th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Munching on pistachios daily can cut down the risk of lung and other cancers, according to a new study. These nuts are known to produce a cholesterol-lowering effect ... Read more...

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Successful weight control strategies for teens identified


December 2nd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 2 (ANI): Researchers have identified successful weight control strategies for teens that could help influence interventions for obesity in youth.Kerri Boutelle, PhD, and co-authors examined differences in weight control behaviors, ... Read more...

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Molecular trigger that helps prevent aging and disease found


November 19th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified a molecular trigger that may explain how dietary restriction and high-caloric diet produce protective effects against aging and disease.Lead ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet cuts down risk of depression


October 10th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) People who follow the Mediterranean style of diet rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains and fish seem less likely to develop depression, says a new report. The ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet can help beat the blues


October 6th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): People who follow Mediterranean diet, an eating regimen which is rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts, whole grains and fish, are less likely to be depressed, says a new ... Read more...

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‘Fish plays no major role in preventing heart attacks’


October 3rd, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Contrary to popular perception, eating fish has no major role in preventing heart failure, says a new study. The study, which got underway in 1990 and involved men ... Read more...

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Fish oil may protect against stroke


October 2nd, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Omega-3 fatty acids may protect against stroke from ruptured carotid artery plaques, according to a new study.Research led by Hernan A. Bazan, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, ... Read more...

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Eating fish ‘doesn’t save you from heart failure’


September 30th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): Fish plays no role in the prevention of heart failure, but it can be partly beneficial for people with diabetes, according to a large prospective population study.The ... Read more...

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Occupational pesticide exposure may up Parkinson’s risk


September 15th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): A new study has found that people whose jobs involve regular pesticide exposure may be more prone to Parkinson's disease.A team led by Dr. Caroline M. Tanner, ... Read more...

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It’s official: fish oil is human heart’s best friend


August 4th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Omega-3 fatty acids from fish not only help keep cardiovascular diseases at bay in healthy folks, but also reduce the incidence of cardiac events and mortality in patients ... Read more...

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Parents’ eating habits have very less influence on kids’


May 30th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health say that the suggestion that parents' dietary choices have a significant influence on children's eating habits may need ... Read more...

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