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Longer sleep times may counteract genetic factors related to weight gain

Doug Dusik EurekAlert Short sleep duration increases expression of genetic risks for high body mass index DARIEN, IL – Toss out another old wives’ tale: Sleeping too much does not make you fat. Quite the opposite, according to a new … Continue reading

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids May Help to Reduce the Physical Harm Caused by Smoking

Science Daily The study, carried out in Greece, assessed the effect of four-week oral treatment with 2 g/day of omega-3 fatty acids on the arterial wall properties of cigarette smokers. The results showed that short-term treatment with omega-3 fatty acids … Continue reading

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U of I study: Soy protein alleviates symptoms of fatty liver disease

Phyllis Picklesimer EurekAlert URBANA – University of Illinois scientists report that soy protein may significantly reduce fat accumulation and triglycerides in the livers of obese persons. And they’ve discovered why it happens: soy restores partial function of that organ’s key … Continue reading

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Are Boys Turning in to Girls Because of Synthetic Chemicals?

Food Freedom Group Cases of accelerated puberty in young girls and the “transgender” phenomenon are occurring with increasing frequency. Recently we are seeing accelerated puberty in young girls, alarming increase in men with extremely low sperm counts and transgender phenomenon growing at alarming pace. Endocrinologists … Continue reading

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Research offers insight to how fructose causes obesity and other illness

Jackie Brinkman EurekAlert AURORA, Colo. (Feb. 27, 2012) – A group of scientists from across the world have come together in a just-published study that provides new insights into how fructose causes obesity and metabolic syndrome, more commonly known as … Continue reading

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Walnut And The ‘Doctrine of Signatures’

Sayer Ji GreenMedInfo Walnuts resemble both the human head (skull and brains) and prostate, and are a prime example of what ancient herbalists called ‘the doctrine of signatures’: namely, herbs or foods that resemble various parts of the body can … Continue reading

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Study to Determine Whether Fish Oil Can Help Prevent Psychiatric Disorders

PR Newswire MANHASSET, N.Y., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Researchers at Zucker Hillside Hospital’s Recognition and Prevention (RAP) Program who have worked with teenagers at risk for serious mental illness for the past decade are now studying the effectiveness of … Continue reading

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The bitter taste of sugar prohibition

Rob Lyon Independent On Thursday, high-profile science journal Nature published a commentary by three academics, which argued that sugar is a toxin and that it should be subject to similar kinds of public-health interventions as alcohol. In other words, sugar … Continue reading

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Crude Awakening: Mineral Oil Contaminates Everyone’s Bodies

Source: GreenMedInfo The scientific literature indicates that there are at least two dozen adverse health effects linked to exposure to mineral oil, a crude oil derivative. New research indicates these fat-soluble hydrocarbons are accumulating to disturbing levels in our bodies, and … Continue reading

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Denmark taxes fatty products

Source: Telegraph Denmark is to impose the world’s first “fat tax” in a drive to slim its population and cut heart disease. The move may increase pressure for a similar tax in the UK, which suffers from the highest levels … Continue reading

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