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Eating walnuts may help prevent colon cancer The Daily Meal investigate whether eating an ounce of walnuts every day lowers the risk of contracting colon cancer. Researchers from UConn Health say yes.
Medical News Today | Jul 2, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How a low-calorie diet could extend lifespan Overeating can lead to health issues that can shorten one's life, such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
Medical News Today | Jun 30, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cannibalism: A health warning For many reasons, cannibalism is unanimously frowned upon in the Western world. But, aside from the ethics, is eating human flesh bad for your health?
Medical News Today | Jun 29, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could ancient wheat be the future of food? Researchers believe untapped consumer markets exist for ancient foods such as einkorn, emmer, and spelt, which fed large swaths of the world's population for thousands of years but disappeared...
Medical News Today | Jun 28, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Food's transit time is a key factor in digestive health The time it takes for ingested food to travel through the human gut - also called transit time - affects the amount of harmful degradation products produced along the way.
Medical News Today | Jun 28, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Omega-3 fatty acids reduce risk of death from heart attack A study of more than 45,000 people found that those with high blood levels of omega-3 had around a 10 percent lower risk of death from heart attack.
Medical News Today | Jun 27, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Children consuming sports drinks unnecessarily A high proportion of 12-14 year olds are regularly consuming sports drinks socially, increasing their risk of obesity and tooth erosion, concludes a Cardiff University School of Dentistry survey.
Medical News Today | Jun 27, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High-fiber diet alters gut bacteria to protect against food allergy A high-fiber diet rich in vitamin A may lower the risk of food allergy, suggest researchers who found that it protected against peanut allergy in mice.
Medical News Today | Jun 26, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could hops extract reduce risk of breast cancer? Testing the effect of hop extract on estrogen metabolism - a pathway in breast cancer development - identifies a hops compound with anti-cancer potential.
Medical News Today | Jun 23, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ban fast food deliveries to schools: Almost one quarter of young people order takeaways to their schools A new report, 'The Child's Obesity Strategy', is calling for a ban on fast food takeaway deliveries to schools and the introduction of new initiatives such as film-style classifications on...
Medical News Today | Jun 23, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend