Breakfast

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Children Who Ate Low-Sugar Cereals Ate Less and Were More Likely to Put Fresh Fruit on Their Cereal, Researchers Say
By Bill Hendrick
WebMD Health News
Children are more likely to eat a nutritious, balanced breakfast if they are served low-sugar cereals, even if they add a little table sugar to their bowls, a new study says.
Although children may favor […]

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The holidays are now passed and the regret of too much unhealthy food indulgence is fully setting in.  You wish you hadn’t had that 3rd helping of Grandma Deb’s Sensational Double-Layer Pumpkin Pie but, you just couldn’t resist.  And then there’s the other things: the turkey, the sugar cookies, the fudge, the mashed potatoes and…well […]

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by Jan McBarron M.D., N.D. (Health Headline News)
There are many wonderful things that I can say about apples.  If the fact that they are delicious and that they are readily available at the grocery store is not enough to convince you to eat an apple a day, let’s talk about some of the other things […]

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Post image for Scientists discover olive oil directly impacts genes to halt inflammation

(NaturalNews) Research has been steadily accumulating that olive oil, a main component of the Mediterranean diet, has extensive health-protective properties. For example, phytonutrient components of olive oil have been found to be effective against breast cancer cells and studies suggest the abundance of olive oil in the Mediterranean style of eating may be the reason […]

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Eating less meat may be the key to keeping a healthy weight, say researchers.
(BBC News) A European study of almost 400,000 adults found that eating meat was linked with weight gain, even in people taking in the same number of calories.
The strongest association was found with processed meat, such as sausages and ham, the Imperial […]

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Post image for Insufficient vitamin D tied to severe asthma attacks

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Asthmatic children with relatively low vitamin D levels in their blood may have a greater risk of suffering severe asthma attacks than those with higher levels of the vitamin, a new study suggests.
The study, which followed more than 1,000 children with asthma for four years, found those with vitamin-D “insufficiency” […]

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Post image for Supertasters, your desire for salt is genetic

by Richard Knox
Salt is looming as the biggest bugaboo in the intensifying campaign to get Americans to adopt healthier eating habits. So here’s something to think about: some people just can’t help going after salt-drenched foods.
These people are so-called “supertasters.” They’re among the 1 in 4 people (at least among Caucasians) with a genetic makeup that heightens […]

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By Maria Cheng
(AP) – Running on empty may not be such a bad idea after all. Though many athletes eat before training, some scientists say that if you really want to get rid of more fat, you should skip the pre-workout snack.
Several studies suggest exercising while your body is low on food may be a […]

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Post image for Common diabetes drug linked to vitamin deficiency

By Kate Kelland
(Reuters) – Patients treated over long periods with metformin, a common drug for diabetes, are at risk of developing vitamin B12 deficiency which is also likely to get worse over time, according to a study published on Friday.
Dutch scientists who carried out the study said the findings suggest that regular checking of vitamin […]

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