Red and white meats are equally bad for cholesterol

Contrary to popular belief, consuming red meat and white meat such as poultry, have equal effects on blood cholesterol levels, according to a study published today in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The study, led by scientists at Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI) — the research arm of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland — surprised the researchers with […]

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Heart diet On the five food and fatal heart prevent suffering

Better than drugs: DASH diet protects against heart disease A nutrition study, which was accompanied by 4,500 people over 13 years, proves that a certain diet can reduce the risk for heart disease dramatically. In particular, persons under 75 years were able to benefit from the so-called DASH diet, the extra is designed to reduce the risks for high blood […]

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New evidence links ultra-processed foods with a range of health risks: Policies that limit ultra-processed food intake are urgently needed, say researchers

Two large European studies published by The BMJ today find positive associations between consumption of highly processed (“ultra-processed”) foods and risk of cardiovascular disease and death. The researchers say further work is needed to better understand these effects, and a direct (causal) link remains to be established, but they call for policies that promote consumption of fresh or minimally processed […]

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Over-fed bacteria make people sick

In a new hypothesis, a CRC 1182 research team suggests that inflammatory diseases are caused by an over-supply of food, and the associated disturbance of the intestine’s natural bacterial colonization. Since the end of the Second World War, along with the growing prosperity and the associated changes in lifestyle, numerous new and civilisation-related disease patterns have developed in today’s industrialised […]

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Achieving sugar reduction targets could cut child obesity and healthcare costs: But these benefits could be lost if goals are not fully met, warn researchers

Reducing the sugar content of certain foods by 2020, in line with UK government policy targets, could cut child obesity and related illness, and save the NHS in England £286 million over 10 years, suggests a study published by The BMJ today. But these benefits could be easily lost if the targets are not fully met, or if the programme […]

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Nutrition study: high egg consumption increases the risk for deadly heart disease

Should we eat daily eggs? In recent years, there have been more contradictory statements about whether and how many eggs people should eat, and whether or not the consumption of eggs leads values to elevated cholesterol. A US research team found now that eggs seems to increase the risk for heart disease. The researchers at the Duke University Medical Center […]

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MIND diet: New diet plan reduces the risk of dementia significantly

Protects healthy diet before the cognitive decline? Doctors tested the effects of different forms of nutrition and diet on cognitive health, to find out whether a special diet may protect against the emergence of a dementia. The scientists from the Columbia University found in their recent study that proper nutrition appears to protect against the development of dementia. The experts […]

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Jennifer Garner's Once Upon a Farm to Make Organic Baby Food Available to WIC-Eligible Families

Jennifer Garner‘s organic baby food company just took a huge, inclusive step forward. Along with Once Upon a Farm, which Garner co-founded in 2017, the actress revealed in a press release Tuesday that the brand would begin offering products to WIC-eligible families in Florida and West Virginia. “Bringing better nutrition to children everywhere has been our mission since the beginning […]

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