3 Foods that Fight High Cholesterol

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It is no secret that an avalanche of cholesterol is floating in the blood of millions of people. No thanks to the Western diet which encourages the consumption of animal products. Red meat, poultry, eggs, fish, and dairy foods are the main dietary sources of cholesterol. In addition to containing an abundant amount of cholesterol, these animal food...
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Dairy Elevates Ovarian Cancer Risk

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​The American Cancer Society estimates that over 20,000 new cases of ovarian cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2017 and about 14,000 women are expected to die from this disease in the same year. Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths among women, killing more women than any other type of cancer that affects the fe...
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Is Milk a Healthy Source of Calcium?

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Calcium is one of the essential minerals needed by the body to function properly. It is the most abundant mineral in the human body, with 99% found in the bones and teeth and 1% in the blood. Calcium is used for building strong bones and teeth , cell signaling, blood clotting, maintenance of heart beat, and muscle contraction. Humans get the majori...
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Egging on Fatal Prostate Cancer Risk?

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Lifestyle and dietary factors play key roles in the cause of prostate cancer . A dozen of the nation's top oncologists teamed up to review the relationship between prostate cancer risk and today's popular foods. Not surprisingly, eggs didn't get the approving nod of these cancer experts. A surge in the risk of developing and aggravating prostate ca...
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This article seems to suggest the exact (too serious a subject to note the pun) opposite to your view: https://www.nature.com/arti... Read More
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Western Diets Promote Alzheimer’s Disease

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The number of Americans who are suffering from Alzheimer's disease is increasing at an alarming rate. Every 66 seconds, someone in the United States develop Alzheimer's disease . Alzheimer's disease is a neurological disorder in which the death of brain cells causes memory loss and cognitive decline. This neurodegenerative disease destroy...
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Milk May Raise Mortality Risk

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An increase in mortality risk is associated with frequent consumption of milk, according to a 2014 study published in the British Medical Journal . A team of Swedish researchers analyzed the diets of more than 100,000 men and women recruited from 3 counties in Central Sweden and estimated the mortality hazard ratios of all the subjects that partici...
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Sugared Beverages Increase Metabolic Syndrome Risk

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​More than 75 billion dollars worth of soda  is purchased yearly. Sugar-sweetened drinks not only drain the pockets of millions of Americans, but these beverages are a drain on the health of the nation as well. Consistent consumption of sugary beverages, such as soft drinks, fruit drinks, vitamin water drinks, and energy drinks, has ...
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Decrease Kidney Failure Risk with Whole Plant Foods

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The dietary and other lifestyle choices we make have an effect on almost every aspect of our health. Kidney health is no exception. The findings of the 2010 Global Burden of Disease Study revealed that Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is the 27th leading cause of deaths in the world. In the United States, chronic kidney disease is the 9th leading ...
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3 Health Benefits of Plant-Based Diets

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Many health benefits are associated with eating whole food, plant-based, oil free diets. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics , " appropriately planned vegetarian, including vegan, diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits for the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. These diets are appropr...
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Reduce Cataract Risk With Dietary Antioxidants

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From 2000 to 2010, the number of cataract cases in the United States rose from  20.5 million to 24.4 million . The National Eye Institute estimates the number of people with cataracts will double from 24.4 million in 2010 to 50 million by 2050 . Cataracts are cloudy patches that develops in the lens of the eye, causing blurred vision. Thi...
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