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The sugar industry paid scientists to demonize fats in food

Sugar industry paid scientists demonize fats food

In the 1960s, the sugar industry funded research that downplayed the risks of sugar and highlighted the hazards of fat, according to a newly published article in JAMA Internal Medicine. The article draws on internal documents to show that an industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation wanted to “refute” concerns about sugar’s …

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Sprinting: the ultimate fat burning exercise

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Sprinting is considered by many as the ultimate exercise. It not only increases athleticism by building fast twitch muscle fiber, it is highly effective for fat burning. Performing sprints a few times a week can replace long cardiovascular workouts on treadmills or ellipticals. The key to getting the most out …

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Americans fatter than ever, obesity officially called a ‘disease’

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US obesity rates have reached a record high, and physicians have officially classified it as a “disease”, which will likely change the way doctors and health insurance providers treat the 28.9 percent of American adults who are severely overweight. Obesity in the US has reached a new high, continuing a …

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Top ten natural remedies that burn fat

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Obesity and weight loss have become major issues again. This time, the focus is more on health than appearance. The weight loss era of fad diets encouraging artificial sweeteners and margarine while discouraging healthy fats is dwindling. The more visceral fat you have surrounding your abdominal cavity organs, the more …

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7 of the best foods for weight loss

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People are always looking for the best foods for weight loss. Losing weight isn’t just about calories. It’s about the kind of food we eat, the exercise we endure, the overall lifestyles we adopt. Rather than starving ourselves (which actually negatively affects metabolism, resulting in fat retention), we benefit more …

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10 health benefits of avocados

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Including avocado with your meals may help you feel fuller for longer and reduce the urge for overweight adults to eat more, according to new research just released on the consumption of avocados. Researchers at Loma Linda University investigated whether adding fresh avocado to a midday meal had any effect …

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Cancer cell growth stopped and reversed by green tea

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Scientists have found that the active ingredient in green tea can lead to a regression in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)—a type of cancer that causes the bone marrow to make too many lymphocytes (white blood cells). Although the research showing how green tea can fight cancer cell growth was published a few …

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Inflammation is the cause of nearly all disease – Here’s how to prevent it

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Persistent, systemic inflammation is at the root of practically all known chronic health conditions, including everything from rheumatoid arthritis and high cholesterol to dementia and cancer. These conditions are not necessarily inevitable, and neither is chronic inflammation, but you have to know what lifestyle and dietary steps to take in …

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The anti-aging superfood avocado

Foods that have an incredible array of health benefits that go well beyond just their nutrient value are considered superfoods. These foods are typically loaded with a combination of critical fatty acids, anti-oxidant phytonutrients and essential amino acids. Avocados are one of the best anti-aging superfoods to consume. Avocados are …

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5 Natural Ways to Boost Your Testosterone

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The power of testosterone is almost too good to be true. It is confirmed that it can boost muscle and burn body fat in addition to improve mood, sleep, libido, energy, overall health, and the quality of life of an individual. Unfortunately, many men begin to experience a slow decline …

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Alzheimer’s is really just ‘type-3’ diabetes, new research shows

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Emerging research on the widespread degenerative brain disease known as Alzheimer’s suggests that this prevalent form of dementia is actually a type of diabetes. Published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, a recent study out of Rhode Island Hospital (RIH) confirms that Alzheimer’s is marked by brain insulin resistance and corresponding inflammation, a …

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Child finds 30,000 year old mammoth in North Russia

An 11 year-old boy has discovered the carcass of a 30,000 year-old mammoth in the far north of Russia. Scientists say such finds are very rare and claim it is the second best-preserved mammoth ever discovered in the history of paleontology. Evgeny Salinder, who discovered the mammoth on Cape Sopochnaya …

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12 Foods To Avoid If You Want To Stay Fit and Healthy

Fit and healthy Foods to avoid

Introduction If you desire a perfect body shape and good health, then you should know that you need to stay away from certain kinds of foods.  The foods you eat play a vital role in your diet and fitness. A lot of people may feel they can eat anything just …

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Top 25 healthy muscle building foods

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So many of us are concerned with staying trim and fit by eating right and doing cardiovascular workouts that we overlook the importance of building and maintaining muscle mass through diet and exercise. Having a lean and muscular physique provides many benefits. One of the most important is that muscle …

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Pentagon’s DARPA looking to create super soldiers

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The US military’s future technology division is reportedly eyeing tampering with soldiers’ genes, allowing them to go for days without food or sleep and re-grow limbs lost in battle or due to landmines. Scientists at the Pentagon’s high-tech Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency hope to find a way to affect …

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What happens 1 hour after drinking a can of coke

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You’ll never want to drink a can of coke again! Something that I noticed when working as a pharmacist was why people would still gain weight even though they were following a strict low fat diet recommended to them by their doctor. This made me question whether it is really …

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8 ways to prevent and treat cancer

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Cancer can only grow in an oxygen (prana) depleted body, according to numerous pieces of research as well as the sister science of yoga, Ayurveda. This ancient healing modality utilizes lifestyle changes, diet suggestions, and detoxification in order to prevent cancerous cells from having an ideal ‘host’ environment in which to …

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Health Benefits of Green Tea – weight loss, anti-aging and more

Green Tea

Tea, a mainstay for thousands of years in countless cultures, has garnered attention in the west for its health promoting potential throughout the past several decades. To qualify as tea, a drink must be made from the leaves of this evergreen Camellia sinensis. Among true teas, there are green, black …

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Nine foods you should never eat again

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With so much misinformation out there about food and how it affects human health, making healthy food choices for you and your family can be difficult and confusing. There are a number of specific foods; however, that you will want to avoid in almost every circumstance because they provide virtually …

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