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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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Curb Obesity and Heart Disease Risk With BROAD Measures

Curb Obesity and Heart Disease Risk With BROAD Measures
Elevated plasma cholesterol levels are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. Likewise, lifestyle and dietary choices, such as adopting a Whole-food plant-based diet (WFPB) diet has been shown to effectively reduce elevated cholesterol levels. By promoting the consumption of natural, unrefined plant foods, WFPB diets help keep cholesterol numbers, and other vital biomarkers, within desirable ranges....
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Dairy Products Produce Excessive Estrogen

Dairy Products Produce Excessive Estrogen
The propaganda machinery of the food industry works overtime to convince us that we need milk to stay healthy, but the science actually reveals that milk is not a health food. According to Dr Michael Klaper, cow’s milk is baby calf growth fluid. Thus, it is loaded with fats, lactose (milk sugar), proteins (casein and...
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Is Cow Milk Designed for Humans?

Is Cow Milk Designed for Humans?
In 2012, about 212 billion liters of cow's milk was consumed globally. A huge proportion of the 212 billion liters was consumed in America. The average American consumes 375 pounds of dairy products every year and 1 out of every 7 dollars spent in grocery stores in the United States goes for the purchase of...
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Processed Red Meat Increases Risk of Heart Failure

Processed Red Meat Increases Risk of Heart Failure
Unfortunately processed red meats are an integral part of the Standard American Diet. The United States is among the top meat-eating nations in the world. According to the US Department of Agriculture, the average American consumed more than 71.2 pounds of red meat (beef, veal, pork, and lamb) in 2012. About 22% of the red...
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Eat Fruit to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk?

Eat Fruit to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk?
It is no secret that consistent consumption of fruits comes with many health benefits, including slowing down of the aging process, and keeping the body in healthy shape. But if you think maintenance of good health and delaying of the aging process are the only health benefits associated with regular intake of fruits, then you...
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Vegetables Knock Out Liver Cancer Risk

Vegetables Knock Out Liver Cancer Risk
Liver Cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. Data released by the World Cancer Research Fund International show that more than 780,000 cases of liver carcinoma were recorded globally in 2012. According to the American Cancer Society, over 40,000 people are expected to be diagnosed with liver cancer, and almost 29,000...
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Breast Cancer Risk Increases with Alcohol Consumption

Breast Cancer Risk Increases with Alcohol Consumption
There are many reasons why consuming alcohol is not a smart decision. Studies have shown another reason why women should stay away from alcoholic drinks: it increases breast cancer risk. Breast cancer is the number one leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women. According to the World Cancer Research Fund International, nearly 1.7 million new...
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Three Health Benefits of Not Drinking Alcohol

Three Health Benefits of Not Drinking Alcohol
Out of the approximately 7 billion people living in the world, nearly 2 billion people consume alcoholic drinks! This means more than 1 in 4 persons are consumers of alcoholic beverages. While this number is good for the financial health of companies in the alcohol business, it does not translate to good health for the...
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What Could Be Better Than Natural Flavors?

What Could Be Better Than Natural Flavors?
My guess is that you woud not be surprised to learn that mouth watering flavors are frequently engineered in laboratories, with their original inspiration often coming from whole natural foods. I do however believe you might be surprised at just how many products In your local supermarket have been flavor enhanced in this way. This...
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Why Some World Regions Have Low Incidence of Breast Cancer?

Why Some World Regions Have Low Incidence of Breast Cancer?
In 2012, approximately 1.7 million women in the world were told “you have breast cancer.” No one really enjoys receiving such heartbreaking news. This disease is the number one cause of cancer-related deaths in women worldwide. According to 2013 data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Health Estimates, 508,000 women died from breast...
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Cruciferous Vegetables Reduce Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Cruciferous Vegetables Reduce Pancreatic Cancer Risk
Regular consumption of large servings of cruciferous vegetables lowers the risk of developing pancreatic cancer, according to a recent Chinese study. Increased intake of cruciferous vegetables was found to reduce pancreatic cancer odds ratio to 0.78 in this study. Cruciferous vegetables are a class of vegetables with cross-shaped flowers. Cabbage, broccoli, kale, cauliflower, turnips, watercress,...
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