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A new study published in the journal Global Public Health has refueled the heated debate about whether or not the consumption of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is responsible for the increasing global prevalence of Type 2 diabetes. According to lead researcher Dr. Michael I. Goran, "The study adds...
 
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With the mayor of New York City and a growing chorus from public health authorities all linking the consumption of soft drinks to obesity and related ills, the sale of sugar-sweetened sodas has been tapering off over the last several years. However, the sale of other sugar-sweetened drinks, including...
 

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Tea drinking is now a fairly well established as a negative risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD). People who drink more tea are at lower risk of developing CVD. In animals the consumption of tea and phytochemicals extracted from tea are associated with a reduced risk of cancer. However, in people the association between tea ... Tea: Not So Hot for Cancer Prevention
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An 8-ounce glass of orange juice in the morning, a couple of sodas throughout the day, a bottle of Gatorade at the gym, maybe a few bottles of your favorite beer at night – all of these add up to one thing: excess calories. Could it be that hundreds of extra calories are mindlessly consumed ... Beverage Calories: Are they Going to Waist?
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1) Lowering saturated fat and cholesterol in your diet will help you lower your LDL, or bad cholesterol, and risk of heart disease. 2) Seafood twice a week is a good idea to lower heart disease. Experts say you should limit your seafood intake to no more than 12...