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Dietary cadmium tied with breast cancer risk


March 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 15 (IANS) Dietary cadmium, a toxic metal found in many farm fertilisers, may lead to an increased risk of breast cancer."Because of a high accumulation in agricultural crops, ... 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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Fibre intake lowers death risk


February 15th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Dietary fibre tends to lower death risk from cardiovascular, infectious and respiratory diseases, a study conducted over a nine-year period says. Fibre from edible plants is known to ... Read more...

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Following healthy lifestyle tips could prevent bowel cancer


October 27th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new study has indicated that almost a quarter of colorectal (bowel) cancer cases could be prevented if people followed healthy lifestyle advice in five areas including diet ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet improves heart


June 16th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Eating a Mediterranean style diet is good for the heart. The diet -- low saturated fats and high in fish, fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, olive oil, cereals and moderate ... Read more...

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Mediterranean-style diet good for heart


June 16th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Eating a Mediterranean-style diet can improve heart function, a new study of twins shows.The research was conducted with twins to try to eliminate the possible effect of genetics ... Read more...

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Healthy diet linked to lower risk of cataracts in women


June 15th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that women who eat foods rich in a variety of vitamins and minerals may have a lower risk of developing the most common ... Read more...

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Calcium consumption may up prostate cancer risk in Chinese


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Calcium consumption - even at relatively low levels and from non-dairy food sources such as soy, grains and green vegetables - may increase prostate cancer risk among Chinese ... Read more...

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Depressed people ‘eat more chocolate’


April 27th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): The more clinically depressed you are, the more likely you're to eat chocolate, concludes a new study.The study has been published in the April 26 issue of Archives ... Read more...

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Diet influences survival rates among ovarian cancer patients


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago determined that there is a strong relationship between healthy eating and prolonged survival among ovarian cancer patients.The boffins reported the ... Read more...

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Eating junk food ‘can cause depression’


January 17th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 17 (ANI): Eating junk food is not only bad for your waistline but also for your mental health, says a new study.British and French scientists analyzed food and mood ... Read more...

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Fish may help cut colon cancer risk


December 8th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, primarily found in fish and seafood, can help reduce risk of colon cancer, says a new study.The study has been presented at the American ... Read more...

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Increased dairy intake cuts risk of uterine fibroids in black women


December 5th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): Black women with high intake of dairy products have a reduced incidence of uterine leiomyomata (fibroids), say researchers.Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers at the Slone Epidemiology ... 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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Healthy lifestyle habits ‘cut chronic disease risk’


August 11th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Four healthy lifestyle factors-never smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and following a healthy diet-can help keep the most common and deadly chronic diseases at bay, says ... Read more...

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Eating animal fat may raise pancreatic cancer risk


June 27th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): A high-fat diet full of red meat and dairy products can increase the risk of pancreatic cancer, says a new study.The research has been published online June 26 ... Read more...

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Elderly people’s appetite linked to mortality


May 13th, 2009 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A new study has found a link between elderly people's appetite and mortality rates.The study by a Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researcher hasdemonstrated a link ... Read more...

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Eating fish, nuts and olive oil may be good for your eyes


May 12th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Consumption of foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids such fish, nuts and olive oil may protect against development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a study has found.Jennifer S.L. ... Read more...

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Oily fish may cut prostrate cancer risk


March 25th, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Eating oily fish just once a week can help fight prostate cancer, new research suggests.According to the study, a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids found in ... Read more...

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Red meat ”ups death risk, while white lowers it”


March 24th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): People who eat red meat and processed meat have a higher risk of dying from cancer or heart disease, says a new study. However, according to a report ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet could cut Alzheimer’’s risk


February 10th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A diet loaded with fish, olive oil, veggies and other foods common in Mediterranean-style cuisine can protect the brain against developing Alzheimer''s and other memory problems, says ... Read more...

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Midlife coffee and tea drinking can decrease dementia risk later in life


January 15th, 2009 - 11:06 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that midlife coffee and tea drinking reduces a persons likelihood of suffering from dementia or Alzheimers disease later in life. Published in ... Read more...

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Little wine may be way to healthier heart


December 5th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Moderate wine intake may be the way to a healthier heart, as it is associated with higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids which protects the vital organ, a ... Read more...

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Sour milk and yogurt may cut bladder cancer risk


October 29th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Intake of milk and other dairy foods can help potentially reduce the risk of bladder cancer, according to a new study.To reach the conclusion, Dr. Susanna Larsson ... Read more...

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Fish during pregnancy, longer breastfeeding key to infants development


September 10th, 2008 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): High maternal fish consumption and longer breastfeeding can lead to better physical and cognitive development in infants, according to a new research.According to the research team, maternal ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet protects against diabetes, heart diseases


June 2nd, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin
London, June 2 (IANS) Traditional Mediterranean diet, rich in olive oil, grains, fruits, nuts, fish and vegetables, protects against type 2 diabetes, according to a study. The study involved over 13,000 graduates ... Read more...

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Hypertensive women face numerous health-related complications


February 8th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Women with hypertension face a number of health-related complications while keeping their high blood pressure under control, according to a new study.A recent data from the American Heart ... Read more...

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Too many burgers and fries can raise metabolic syndrome risk


January 23rd, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): Too much meat, fried foods and diet soda increases the risk of developing metabolic syndrome, according to a new study.Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of cardiovascular disease and ... Read more...

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