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Drinking cow milk controversial but what about alternatives?

2017-02-13 19:13

There is much controversy about whether or not you should drink milk. Is drinking milk dangerous?

Milk is a common grocery household item but for many people drinking cow’s milk can be dangerous. Are milk alternatives also dangerous for your health?

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A magic bullet for good school performance may be fitness and nutrition

2017-01-29 06:07

Research has suggested that the grades of students are improved with fitness and adequate iron consumption.

Ambitious students are often searching for the best ways to improve their performance in school.

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How Diet Cheat Days May Harm Your Health

2017-01-25 11:58

Many diet plans these days include a cheat day - but this shouldn’t be a free pass to go overboard on fatty foods. Too many of these may negatively affect liver function.

We all need a day where we can be free of worry from “bad” foods – a holiday, a special occasion, or even just a day when we need to de-stress.

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Food industry pledge for healthy meals falls flat

2017-01-24 19:49

A Harvard study shows children's menus are still laden with salt, calories and fat, despite a 2011 pledge from national restaurant chains to serve up better nutrition.

Perhaps you remember the Kids LiveWell pledge that was launched by the National Restaurant Association in 2011 that now appears like more rhetoric than action.

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Why this company thinks you might like mealworms and crickets in your meatballs

2017-01-20 16:19

VTT technologies is working on developing a way to add more protein to the likes of meatballs and falafels from mealworms and crickets. There has been a push to get the public to embrace the notion of insects for foods and maybe for very good reasons.

According to a press release, the company has already developed food ingredients from the critters in advance of the growing trend for insect farming in Europe.

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This is why you could be one of the millions who needs more vitamin E

2017-01-19 11:45

Researchers have discovered millions of people may be low in the antioxidant vitamin E. The vitamin is difficult to measure in the bloodstream for millions of people with metabolic syndrome. Are you one of the millions of people who needs more of the antioxidant for better health?

Metabolic syndrome affects approximately tweny-five percent of the world's population.

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How Nutrition Plays a Big Role in Your Business Success

2016-12-22 17:04

Being healthy and getting your daily required amounts of nutrients aren't just for health enthusiasts and people who want to live longer and be disease-free. Making sure you're keeping your nutrition intake optimal also makes you a more successful businessman.

Your cognitive function is what you use when you're processing information – like attention, reasoning, committing things to memory, and much more.

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Cut Cancer Risk with These Two Foods

2016-12-16 11:41

Do you like spicy foods? If you do, you may be pleased to find that certain ingredients in your favorite dishes could protect you from cancer.

New research published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggests that combining two flavorful foods – ginger and chili peppers – may result in a beneficial health boost.

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Magnesium - This Mineral May Help Reduce Your Risk of Disease

2016-12-16 10:58

Do you take in enough magnesium? If not, you should - it may help protect you from certain common diseases.

Magnesium is a vital nutrient for human health as it supports biological functions such as glucose metabolism, protein production, and synthesis of nucleic acids such as DNA.

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Cook your chicken well to prevent Guillain-Barre Syndrome

2016-12-12 21:35

Researchers have found Guillain-Barre Syndrome is caused by a bacterium which is found in undercooked chicken.

Chicken is a delicious and nutritious food. However it is only safe to eat if it is cooked well. Bacterium from chicken which is not cooked well can make people very sick.

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