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Study: Alzheimer's has same cause as heart disease -- fatty, animal-based diet

heart.org | December 3, 10 at 12:45 PM

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Study: Alzheimer's has same cause as heart disease -- fatty, animal-based diet

A dysfunction in the lining of blood vessels that is linked to cardiovascular illness also appears to play a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease, according to a study published in Circulation Research: Journal of the American Heart Association...

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Heart Healthy Omega-6 Fats -- Increase Heart Disease!

happyhealthylonglife.com | December 3, 10 at 10:09 AM

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Heart Healthy Omega-6 Fats -- Increase Heart Disease!

Problems with the American Heart Association's "Eat Your Omega-6 Fats" Advisory - Meta-analysis Reveals "Heart Healthy Omega-6 Fat" Ups Risk of Heart Disease "First, an increased linoleic acid content of LDL increases its sensitvity to oxidation, and it is the...

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Sorry Dr Atkins, eating LESS meat is the way to lose weight, results of five-year study show

dailymail.co.uk | December 3, 10 at 06:27 AM

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Sorry Dr Atkins, eating LESS meat is the way to lose weight, results of five-year study show

Despite what the late Dr Robert Atkins believed, eating less meat is the way to lose weight, a major study has discovered. Keen meat-eaters were found to gain far more weight than those who had less meat in their diet...

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Study: We're just 9 years away from 50% of Americans having diabetes

Sanjay Gupta MD | November 23, 10 at 09:57 AM

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Study: We're just 9 years away from 50% of Americans having diabetes

Diabetes or prediabetes predicted for half of Americans by 2020 More than half of all Americans will have diabetes or prediabetes by the year 2020, at a cumulative cost of $3.35 trillion unless something drastically changes with U.S. health trends, according...

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The Starch Solution: Every Successful Culture was Largely Starch-based (VIDEO)

drmcdougall.com | November 20, 10 at 01:23 PM

Read More: diet, health, john mcdougall, starch solution, vegan

The Starch Solution: Every Successful Culture was Largely Starch-based (VIDEO)

The Starch Solution. What is it? According to John McDougall MD, it's the answer to many of the world's health, hunger and environmental problems. It's also the title of a fascinating talk by Dr. McDougall, which we are bringing you...

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Study: Vegans have more DHA and Omega-3 than Fish-Eaters

November 15, 10 at 01:52 PM

Read More: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Fish oil, Omega-3 fatty acid, Veganism

Study: Vegans have more DHA and Omega-3 than Fish-Eaters

So you think you need to eat fish to get lots of longchain Omega-3s? Not if you're vegan. Some plant-based eaters think that adding fish oil to your diet will help due to rich Omega-3 fats found in fish. But...

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Cellphones and Cancer - A Far-From-Settled Issue

nytimes.com | RANDALL STROSS | November 14, 10 at 12:13 PM

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Cellphones and Cancer - A Far-From-Settled Issue

WARNING: Holding a cellphone against your ear may be hazardous to your health. So may stuffing it in a pocket against your body. I'm paraphrasing here. But the legal departments of cellphone manufacturers slip a warning about holding the phone...

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Type II Diabetic Sells House to Afford Exorbident Medical Care

nytimes.com | November 12, 10 at 03:28 PM

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Type II Diabetic Sells House to Afford Exorbident Medical Care

ONE in 10 Americans has diabetes, and if present trends continue, one in three will suffer from the disease by the year 2050, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Already this incurable, chronic and often debilitating illness...

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USDA funded Dominos ad campaign - Your tax dollars at work!

nytimes.com | November 12, 10 at 02:56 PM

Read More: cheese, conflict, pizza, usda

Domino's Pizza was hurting early last year. Domestic sales had fallen, and a survey of big pizza chain customers left the company tied for the worst tasting pies.   Then help arrived from an organization called Dairy Management. It teamed...

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Plant-based Nutritional Research Project to Launch at Dec 8 Event in NYC

nutritionalresearch.org | November 2, 10 at 01:03 PM

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Plant-based Nutritional Research Project to Launch at Dec 8 Event in NYC

As a society we are facing epidemics of chronic degenerative diseases including diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune disease, stroke, dementia and cancer. We know that fitness and a good diet keep us healthy and in shape but could further study into...

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EPIC Medical Study: High dairy = high prostate cancer risk

ecancermedicalscience.com | October 29, 10 at 09:42 AM

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EPIC Medical Study: High dairy = high prostate cancer risk

The first results from the EPIC study provide valuable insights into the influence of food groups and nutrients in gastric cancer, colorectal cancer, lung cancer , breast cancer and prostate cancer, reports the European Journal of Cancer. The fact that...

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Johns Hopkins Research: Meat Raises Pancreatic Cancer Risk

foodconsumer.org | October 28, 10 at 07:39 PM

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Johns Hopkins Research: Meat Raises Pancreatic Cancer Risk

A new study in the October 28, 2010 issue of the journal Nature suggests that the growth of pancreatic cancer is a slow process and it takes almost 20 years for the disease to develop from a pancreatic cancer cell...

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US allows corporations to kill people with impunity (VIDEO)

October 18, 10 at 10:17 PM

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US allows corporations to kill people with impunity (VIDEO)

Bayer knowingly sold contaminated medicine. This is the level of protection you can expect from the FDA, the Congress, and the White House. Another story that came and went and never stuck. Remember this when you're relying on drug companies...

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Exercise Fights Breast Cancer

webmd.com | October 5, 10 at 10:58 AM

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Exercise Fights Breast Cancer

Postmenopausal African-American women who exercise vigorously for more than two hours a week can reduce their risk of developing breast cancer by 64% compared to women of the same race who are sedentary, according to new research. Scientists identified 97...

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40% of Kids' Calories Come From Solid Fat and Sugar

time.com | Meredith Melnick | October 3, 10 at 11:10 PM

Read More: children, diet, obesity

40% of Kids' Calories Come From Solid Fat and Sugar

Baked goods, pizza and soda. According to an article in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, these are the top three sources of calories for Americans, aged 2 to 18 years. And that's not all -- the study...

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Women's Study Finds Longevity Means Getting Just Enough Sleep

sciencedaily.com | October 3, 10 at 11:04 PM

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Women's Study Finds Longevity Means Getting Just Enough Sleep

ScienceDaily (Oct. 1, 2010) -- A new study, derived from novel sleep research conducted by University of California, San Diego researchers 14 years earlier, suggests that the secret to a long life may come with just enough sleep. Less than...

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Come to the Healthy Lifestyle Expo, Oct 15-17, in the Los Angeles Area (VIDEO)

healthylifestyleexpo.com | October 1, 10 at 01:35 PM

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Come to the Healthy Lifestyle Expo, Oct 15-17, in the Los Angeles Area (VIDEO)

It's the event of the year. No one ANYWHERE has this collection of speakers. The Healthy Lifestyle Expo is the only event where you can see BOTH of these towering icons of health -- John McDougall MD and Joel...

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Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. MD & Dean Ornish MD Explain Bill Clinton's Diet to CNN

cnn.com | September 24, 10 at 11:14 PM

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Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. MD & Dean Ornish MD Explain Bill Clinton's Diet to CNN

On Friday, September 24, CNN's Wolf Blitzer interviewed Caldwell Esselstyn Jr MD and Dean Ornish MD, the doctors whose diet former President Bill Clinton has used to successfully return to his high school weight -- and to reverse his serious...

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Number of fat people in US to grow, report says

AP | September 23, 10 at 03:44 PM

Number of fat people in US to grow, report says

PARIS - Citizens of the world's richest countries are getting fatter and fatter and the United States is leading the charge, an organization of leading economies said Thursday in its first ever obesity forecast. Three out of four Americans will...

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The corpse's cold hand still clutches a half-eaten McDonald's hamburger (VIDEO)

guardian.co.uk | via IVU | September 15, 10 at 05:00 AM

The corpse's cold hand still clutches a half-eaten McDonald's hamburger (VIDEO)

Unhappy meals: American doctors' TV ad features a corpse holding a hamburger and the line 'I was lovin' it'. McDonald's, which has thrived in the recession, isn't laughing. [scroll down to watch the ad] It is an image to sap...

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