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Coffee Beneficial after Colon-Cancer Treatment

| August 17, 2015 Comment

Coffee Beneficial after Colon-Cancer Treatment – A new study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute shows that daily consumption of coffee can prevent colon cancer from returning and improve t patients’ chances of survival after treatment. Researchers, led by Charles Fuchs, MD, MPH, director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Center at Dana-Farber, studied the dietary habits of a […]

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High-Fiber Diet Can Help Prevent Premature Death

| January 13, 2015 Comment

High-Fiber Diet Can Help Prevent Premature Death – According to a new review of 17 previous studies that followed over 982,000 people in Europe and the US, high fiber intake can increase your lifespan. Researchers at the Shanghai Cancer Institute in China divided the participants into five groups, based on their daily fiber consumption, and […]

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Periodontal Disease and Bone Loss

Periodontal Disease and Bone Loss

| July 16, 2014 Comment

Periodontal Disease and Bone Loss –┬áPeriodontal disease–or gum disease–has the potential to not only ruin your gums but also cause bone loss. Check out this video to learn the connection between periodontal disease and bone loss. Expert: Paul Fletcher, DDS Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, Specialized Dentistry of New York Transcript Good oral hygiene depends upon […]

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Yoga Not Beneficial for Asthma

| June 8, 2014 Comment

New research shows that yoga is not beneficial for asthma. Many asthma patients take up yoga in the hope of finding relief for their breathing issues. Researchers at a university in Germany analyzed 14 previous studies that looked at yoga and its effects on asthma control, symptoms, lung function, and quality of life. The team […]

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RDs Can Help Identify Silent Celiac Disease

| May 29, 2014 Comment

Registered dietitians (RDs) say they can help identify silent celiac disease, as many patients who have the disease often don’t show typical symptoms. Celiac disease, is a gastrointestinal disorder characterized by an auto-immune response to the protein, gluten, in grains. Typical symptoms include diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, gas, bloating, nausea, vomiting, and lactose intolerance. However, […]

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Dark Foods Are Better for Your Health

| May 15, 2014 Comment

According to experts, dark foods are better for your health as they have higher amounts of nutrients and antioxidants, and can better fight free radicals, which cause inflammation, fatigue, and degeneration of cells. They can also boost your immune system and keep you healthy and well. Dark fruits to add to your diet include berries, […]

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Antioxidant Reservatrol Doesn’t Protect against Cancer

| May 13, 2014 Comment

A new study found that the antioxidant, reservatrol, doesn’t protect against cancer or heart disease. The antioxidant is found in red wine, grapes, and chocolate. The study involved 783 men and 65 women from the Chianti region in Italy. Their health and reservatrol consumption was tracked between the years 1998 to 2009. The study showed […]

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