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PROTECTION AGAINST PROSTATE CANCER

The new scientific report followed nearly 5,000 guys with prostate cancer for more than 8 years – found that men who cut their daily carbs from sweets and starches such as bread, pasta and crackers by just 10 per cent and replaced those calories with healthy vegetable-based fats slashed their risk for lethal prostate cancer more…

BRAIN FOOD

The study, published by the journal Neurology, looked at the levels of nutrients in older adults’ blood and correlated that with how they performed on thinking and memory tests, as well as the size of their brain. The researchers found that people with higher levels of vitamins B,C and E performed better on tests of more…

FOUR LEES KNOWN KEY NUTRIENTS

1. Selenium is a mineral that helps quell inflammation and helps you resist infection. Recommended daily intake is 55 micrograms. Whole grains, seafood, skinless chicken, spinach and Brazil nuts are good sources. 2. Vitamin B-7 is essential for converting food into energy, and it plays a role in keeping your skin, nerves and digestive tract more…

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PISTACHIOS MAY HELP PREVENT HEART DISEASE

Participants in a Penn State study ate 1.5 ounces of pistachios daily for four weeks, and then ate three ounces daily for more weeks. They saw a 9 percent drop in LDL cholesterol on the low- nut diet and a 12 percent drop after eating more. Both diets lowered levels of interleukins-1 – an indicator more…

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FAST FOOD MAY BOOST RISK OF ASTHMA, ECZEMA

  A new study has found, that eating a fast-food meal more than three times a week, affects the immune system. For kids, that increases the risk of asthma and eczema. At the European study, researchers looked a survey data from two groups of children – 319,000 participants from 50 countries aged 13-14 and another more…

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SWEET DIET DAMAGES THE BRAIN

    Eating too much sugar can eat away at your brainpower, according to U.S. scientists who published a study in the Journal of Physiology showing how a steady diet of high-fructose corn syrup sapped lab rats’ memories. Researchers fed two groups of rats a solution containing high-fructose corn syrup – a common ingredient in more…

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CANCER SHOWS NO SIGN OF SLOWING

    Cancer cases are projected to rise 75 per cent globally by 2030, in part because more developing countries are adopting Western lifestyles linked to cancer. Cancers that are caused by infections, such as cervical cancer and some liver and stomach cancers, are declining. But that drop will be outpaced by a surge in more…

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DON’T FORGET ABOUT MAGNESIUM

    Magnesium is extremely important element in the body because it is involved in many basic processes or functions. More than 300 enzymes functions depend on magnesium, including the enzyme that generates energy for every cell in the body. Currently, scientific research implicates magnesium deficiency as a factor in increased blood pressure, anxiety, depression, more…

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CLEANSING FOODS

    CITRUS FRUITS Snacking on citrus fruits between meals is not only a terrific source of vitamin C, but it also helps increase metabolism by converting an amino acid called tyrosine into adrenaline. Adrenaline increases energy levels while helping to break down fats. Throughout your day, try snacking on two grapefruits, one orange and more…

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THE PROSTATE ANTICANCER DIET

    Keep in mind several key nutrients that may slash your risk of ever getting prostate cancer. LYCOPENE. A mountain of research suggests that taking in an average of 15 mg of lycopene daily – as little as two to four servings of tomato sauce per week – can cut your risk of prostate more…

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