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Processed Meat Increases Colorectal Cancer Risk

Processed Meats Increase Cancer Risk

Colorectal cancer is a major public health burden, with 1.4 million new cases diagnosed worldwide in 2012 and over 130,000 new persons expected to develop the disease in 2017 in the United States. Many factors have been attributed as possible causes of colorectal cancer, including poor dietary choices and chemical carcinogens. Generous intake of pr...

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Sugary Beverages Boost Chronic Kidney Disease Risk

Chronic Kidney Disease On Tablet Chronic Kidney Disease Boosted by Sugary Beverages

Many studies have been conducted on the role of diet in both the prevention and development of chronic kidney disease. Sugary beverages are one type of drink that has been comprehensively studied. So a question that could be going through your mind right now is, can sugary beverages increase the risk of developing chronic kidney disease? A tea...

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Statins May Increase Parkinson’s Disease Risk

Parkinson's Disease Responds to Whole Foods Plant Based Nutrition Parkinson's Disease Responds to Whole Foods Plant Based Nutrition

Statin drugs are supposed to control your cholesterol levels. Manufacturers claim that statins reduce your risk of having stroke and heart attack, although actually that is questionable. Preventing myocardial infarction and cerebrovascular attack is the main reason millions of Americans take them. However, the findings of a...

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Fat Increases Prostate Cancer Development and Mortality Risk?

Fat Increases Prostate Cancer Development and Mortality Risk?

There are a countless number of diets being promoted these days. Unfortunately most are not healthy while a whole-food, plant-based no-oil diet is definitely best. When it comes to the issue of prostate cancer, there is one type of food in the diet that has been consistently shown to increase both prostate cancer development and...

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Whole Grains Like Oats and Barley Reduce Cholesterol

Whole Grains Like Oats and Barley Reduce Cholesterol

For individuals dignosed with high levels of cholesterol in the blood (hypercholesterolemia), reducing blood cholesterol concentrations is extremely important. Out of control cholesterol levels can lead to serious health problems, such as atherosclerosis, heart attack, stroke, and coronary artery disease. And in some cases, the damage cannot be undone. However, the good news is that...

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Beat Type 2 Diabetes By Eating More Legumes

Beat Type 2 Diabetes By Eating More Legumes

Rankings for best movie, best album, best songs, best college basketball teams, and best NFL teams are quite popular in the United States. However, one set of rankings that do not make waves in the media but should be calling for our attention are rankings regarding the best foods to protect us from diabetes. On...

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Statins Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Statins Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Is your cholesterol on the high side? Then, there is a great chance that your physician will want to place you on statins. “Statins”, known scientifically as HMG CoA inhibitors, are a class of drugs that reduce the concentration of cholesterol in the blood. Some examples of typical statins include Simvastatin (Zocor), Pitavastatin (Livalo), Rosuvastatin...

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Canned Foods May Promote Breast Cancer

Even Plant-Based Canned Foods May Contain BPA Even Plant-Based Canned Foods May Contain BPA

Caned goods that are not labelled BPA-free can raise the body's level of estrogen in non-detectable ways. This includes the estrogen at the cellular level of males as well as females. Notable canned foods include baked beans, cream of mushroom, canned fish, ham, tomatoes, tuna, sardines, and soup. While enjoying popular can...

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Fruits and Vegetables Slash Osteoporosis Risk

Normal Bone and Bone with Osteoporosis Comparison Comparison of Normal Bone to Bone with Osteoporosis

Around the world, people who are unaware of dairy's risks are still consuming milk and other dairy products in a mistaken attempt to meet the calcium needs of their body. Calcium is abundant in beans and leafy green plant foods, which nourish without the harm that cow's milk products inflict on the human body. Calcium ...

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Three Cancer-Promoting Foods

Meats, Dairy, Eggs, Processed Foods, and Other Cancer Causing Products Meats, Dairy, Eggs, Processed Foods, and Other Cancer Causing Products

Each year, 12.7 million people discover that they have cancer and 7.6 million persons die from this disease yearly. Cancer is responsible for 1 out of every 6 deaths recorded worldwide, making it the second leading cause of deaths globally. Unfortunately, the number of cancer cases is expected to rise by about 50% over the next two decades. So what...

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Isothiocyanates Reduce Breast Cancer Risk?

Cruciferous Vegetables are High in Isothiocyanates Cabbage, Brocoli and Brussels Sprouts are High in Isothiocyanates

Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in American women after skin cancer. The American Cancer Society estimated that over 300,000 Americans will develop breast cancer in 2018. Unfortunately, the number of breast cancer cases in the United States is expected to rise by 50% by 2030, according to the National Cancer Institute. Ho...

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Dietary Flavonoids Diminish Lung Cancer Risk

Assorted Berries On White Background Flavonoid-rich Berries

Eating fish can increase your risk of getting lung cancer. About 1 in 15 men and 1 in 17 women may get lung cancer at some point in their lives. These numbers include both smokers and non-smokers, though smokers have a higher risk of developing lung cancer. This year, more than 200,000 persons are expected to be diagnosed with lung cancer in t...

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