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Health Impact, Interplay of Diet Soft Drinks and Overall Diet Unravelled

ScienceDaily Are diet sodas good or bad for you? The jury is still out, but a new study sheds light on the impact that zero-calorie beverages may have on health, especially in the context of a person’s overall dietary habits. … Continue reading

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Should we sleep more to lose weight?

Jamie Price EurekAlert 7/10/12, Zurich, Switzerland. Research to be presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), the foremost society for research into all aspects of eating and drinking behavior, suggests that sleep … Continue reading

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Eight glasses of water a myth – academic

Sydney Morning Herald AAP DRINKING eight glasses of water a day to lose weight and stay healthy is a myth, a Melbourne academic says. Australian recommendations suggest an adequate daily fluid intake is about 2.8 litres for women and 3.4 … Continue reading

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Healthy habits can prevent disease

Jane Grochowski EurekAlert New evidence to support a range of healthy behaviors reported in the American Journal of Medicine. Philadelphia, PA, June 4, 2012 – Five new studies provide evidence to support simple steps we can take to prevent illness … Continue reading

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Study: Healthy Eating Can Cost Less

Sam Hananel The Ledger WASHINGTON | Is it really more expensive to eat healthy? An Agriculture Department study released Wednesday found that most fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods cost less than foods high in fat, sugar and salt. That … Continue reading

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Grapefruits Can Treat Disease As Well As Pharmaceuticals Without The Side Effects

Natasha Longo Prevent Disease In the never ending saga of natural disease fighting foods beating out pharmaceuticals, the grapefruit is another power packed citrus fruit to add to the the list. It actually never really gets the credit it deserves … Continue reading

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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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Doctors back demands to deny NHS treatment for smokers and the obese

David Baker Daily Mail More than half of doctors across the UK have backed controversial measures to withhold treatment to smokers and the obese. According to a new survey around 54 per cent of those who took part said the … Continue reading

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Why Shift Work and Sleeplessness Lead to Weight Gain and Diabetes

Alice Park Time Studies show that shift work and other sleep disturbances like jet lag can disrupt your body clock and increase the risks of obesity and diabetes. But, until now, researchers haven’t really been sure exactly how these changes … Continue reading

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Chile Stops Use of Mercury in Vaccines

PR Newswire Decision Comes as WHO Meets to Discuss Global Treaty on Mercury Use WASHINGTON, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Chile has become the first developing country to stop the use of mercury in vaccines. In meetings with the Coalition … Continue reading

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