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Low Vitamin D Linked to Colon Cancer

abcnews.com | MICHAEL SMITH | January 24, 10 at 11:33 AM

Read More: cancer, colon cancer, vitamin d

Low Vitamin D Linked to Colon Cancer

Low levels of circulating vitamin D are associated with a greater risk of colorectal cancer, European researchers say. A case-control study found that people in the top fifth of vitamin D levels had 40 percent lower risk for colorectal cancer...

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Animal Protein Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

January 22, 10 at 12:27 PM

Read More: animal protein, diabetes, diet

Animal Protein Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

Diabetes risk increases with higher intake of total protein and animal protein, according to a new study in this month's issue of Diabetes Care. Researchers analyzed the diets of 38,094 Dutch participants from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and...

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Can You Be Fat & Fit? Nope

nytimes.com | GRETCHEN REYNOLDS | January 21, 10 at 01:06 PM

Read More: fat and fit, myths, obesity

Can You Be Fat & Fit? Nope

The idea that people can be overweight and yet still quite healthy began gaining scientific and popular credence some years ago, fueled by the publication of a number of studies showing that men and women who were a few pounds...

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Huge Benefits Seen From Eating Less Salt

nytimes.com | PAM BELLUCK | January 21, 10 at 12:59 PM

Read More: heart attack, salt

Huge Benefits Seen From Eating Less Salt

In a report that may bolster public policy efforts to get Americans to reduce the amount of salt in their diets, scientists writing in The New England Journal of Medicine conclude that lowering the amount of salt people eat by...

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The Top 21st Century Plant-Based Nutrition Guides

Janice Stanger, Ph.D. | January 20, 10 at 04:00 PM

Read More: books, diet

The Top 21st Century Plant-Based Nutrition Guides

Author and researcher Janice Stanger provides her list of 34 OF THE TOP 21ST CENTURY PLANT-BASED NUTRITION GUIDES   2000The McDougall Program for Women (paperback edition), John McDougall, M.D. and Mary McDougallBecoming Vegan, Brenda Davis, R.D. and Vesanto Melina, M.S.,...

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Ten Reasons Whole Foods Will Win the Next Decade of Healthy Eating

Janice Stanger, Ph.D. | January 20, 10 at 03:55 PM

Read More: books, diet, janice stanger

Ten Reasons Whole Foods Will Win the Next Decade of Healthy Eating

The top nutrition breakthrough of the last decade was the demonstration that whole, unprocessed plant foods are the healthiest diet. Pioneering researchers and passionate consumers published at least 34 books between 2000 and 2009 proving the nutritional advantages of a...

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Meat & Dairy Cause Cancer (VIDEO)

January 19, 10 at 05:53 PM

Read More: animal protein, cancer, t. colin campbell, vegan

Meat & Dairy Cause Cancer (VIDEO)

This is Professor T. Colin Campbell PhD's FULL presentation at the 2003 VegSource Healthy Lifestyle Expo. In the 45 minute talk, Professor Campbell discusses the powerful evidence demonstrating that animal protein is one of the most carcinogenic substances people are...

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Obesity treatment for kids works, panel says

msnbc.com | January 19, 10 at 07:46 AM

Read More: children, Diabetes mellitus, obesity, Pediatrics, Weight loss

Obesity treatment for kids works, panel says

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Plastic Cups May Be Bad for Your Heart -- BPA

January 19, 10 at 07:13 AM

Read More: bpa, Coronary disease, Diabetes mellitus, heart disease

Plastic Cups May Be Bad for Your Heart -- BPA

Debate about BPA, a common chemical in some plastic food and drink containers, is heating up after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Friday that it will fund $30 million worth of research on the substance given its possible...

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Swine flu 'a false pandemic' to sell vaccines, expert says

dailytelegraph.com.au | Chris Pollard | January 12, 10 at 05:44 AM

Swine flu 'a false pandemic' to sell vaccines, expert says

THE swine flu scare was a "false pandemic" led by drugs companies that stood to make billions from vaccines, a leading health expert said. Wolfgang Wodarg, head of health at the Council of Europe, claimed major firms organized a "campaign...

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Fountain soda is poopy - literally

CBSNEWS.COM | January 8, 10 at 10:31 AM

Read More: junk food, soda

Fountain soda is poopy - literally

Could you be guzzling down germs? Research from Hollins University, in Roanoke, Va., finds you very well could be, if your drink came from a cafeteria or restaurant soda fountain. Researchers tested 30 soda fountains and analyzed them for microbial...

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Dieters Beware: Calorie Counts Are Frequently Off

time.com | Jeffrey Kluger | January 6, 10 at 03:05 PM

Read More: calorie, counting, diet

Dieters Beware: Calorie Counts Are Frequently Off

When you buy a car with a six-cylinder engine, you expect to get six cylinders. When you buy a dress in a size 10, you expect a size 10. And when you buy a burger at a fast-food joint that's...

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The food that makes you fat is now going to make you skinny. Huh?

abcnews.com | LARRY D. WOODARD | January 6, 10 at 09:34 AM

Read More: diet, fast food, junk food, taco bell

The food that makes you fat is now going to make you skinny. Huh?

Taco Bell's Counterintuitive Diet Ads Promise Weight Loss, But Can Fast-Food Chain Deliver?   In most American households, at least one person started the new year with the resolution to get healthier and lose weight. Millions began diets. Tens of...

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Law allows US companies to hide risks of chemicals

washingtonpost.com | Lyndsey Layton | January 3, 10 at 09:13 PM

Read More: chemicals, corruption, Environmental Protection Agency, epa, fda

Law allows US companies to hide risks of chemicals

Of the 84,000 chemicals in commercial use in the United States -- from flame retardants in furniture to household cleaners -- nearly 20 percent are secret, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, their names and physical properties guarded from consumers...

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Famed Vegan MD Michael Klaper Moves Practice to California

December 21, 09 at 10:23 PM

Read More: alan goldhamer, fasting, michael klaper, truenorth

Famed Vegan MD Michael Klaper Moves Practice to California

Michael Klaper, MD, Joins Staff at TrueNorth   The following is an interview with Dr. Klaper Dr. Klaper, you've had some international medical experiences during your career. Please tell us about that. After graduating from the University of  Illinois College...

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Bottles, Cans and BPA...BEWARE! (VIDEO)

jsonline.com | December 21, 09 at 07:47 AM

Read More: Bisphenol A, bottles, BPA, Cancer, cans, Effects on Humans, endocrine disruptors, Food Containers, Government regulations, Prostate cancer

Bottles, Cans and BPA...BEWARE!  (VIDEO)

Here's a simple principle for good eating: "If it comes in a box, bag, bottle, or can it's automatically suspect. The only safe place in the supermarket is the produce department."The subject of BPA - a plastic used in virtually...

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Limit Calories, Prevent Cancer, Live Longer

sciencedaily.com | December 18, 09 at 04:34 PM

Read More: calorie restriction, cancer

Limit Calories, Prevent Cancer, Live Longer

Calorie Intake Linked to Cell Lifespan, Cancer Development   ScienceDaily (Dec. 18, 2009) -- Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have discovered that restricting consumption of glucose, the most common dietary sugar, can extend the life of...

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Fructose: Cause of Childhood Diabetes

timesonline.co.uk | Lois Rogers | December 15, 09 at 11:04 AM

Read More: diabetes, Food processing, frutose, Heart disease, Obesity, Soft drink

Fructose: Cause of Childhood Diabetes

Scientists have proved for the first time that a cheap form of sugar used in thousands of food products and soft drinks can damage human metabolism and is fuelling the obesity crisis. Fructose, a sweetener derived from corn, can cause...

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Meat served to school children unsafe

December 9, 09 at 10:15 AM

Read More: school lunch, unsafe meat

Meat served to school children unsafe

Schoolchildren around the U.S. are eating meat that falls short of the safety standards of many fast food restaurants, the USA Today reported Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Agriculture maintains the meat it buys for the National School Lunch Program...

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Obesity is killing as many as smoking used to

Univ. of Michigan | December 3, 09 at 09:34 AM

Read More: longevity, obesity, smoking

Obesity is killing as many as smoking used to

University of Michigan and Harvard researchers find that the U.S. population won't live longer because even though they've quit smoking, more are overweight If obesity trends continue, the negative effect on the health of the U.S. population will overtake the...

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