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Blueberries and apples tied to lower diabetes risk

Aparna Narayanan Reuters Eating more blueberries, apples and pears may be linked to lower risk of diabetes, according to a new U.S. study. These fruits are loaded with flavonoids, a natural compound present in certain fruits, vegetables and grains, which … Continue reading

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FDA Warns on Statins

Thomas Burton & Ron Winslow Wall Street Journal The Food and Drug Administration raised safety concerns about the popular class of cholesterol-fighting drugs called statins, warning that patients taking the drugs may face a “small increased risk” of higher blood … Continue reading

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“Spam” meat tied to diabetes risk in Native Americans: study

Source: Reuters Native Americans who often ate processed meat in a can, generically known as “spam” and a common food on reservations, one subsidized by the government — had a two-fold increased risk of developing diabetes over those who ate … Continue reading

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Over-Consumption of Fructose Linked to Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes

Source: Natural Society While there is no perfect diet, people are starting to realize that many of the health complications they currently face are actually a result of consuming way too much sugar. More health experts are voicing their concern … Continue reading

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Night Shift Work May Raise Diabetes Risk

Source: Mercola One of the worst things you can do to disrupt your body clock is engage in regular night shift work. However, one-fifth of the work force¬†endures a night shift at least occasionally, and research is now suggesting that … Continue reading

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