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Post image for Grapefruit compound could treat diabetes, lower cholesterol and produce Atkin’s diet benefits without dieting

(NaturalNews) Big Pharma has been doggedly searching for drugs that target a group of nuclear receptor proteins in the human body known by the long title of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs, for short). The reason? PPARs regulate the expression of genes that are involved in fat and carbohydrate metabolism, among other functions — so the […]

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Post image for Nestle study to examine weight benefits of whole grains

By Lorraine Heller
Nestle is teaming up with the Cleveland Clinic research center to conduct what it says will be amongst the largest controlled studies on the benefits of whole grains.
The Swiss firm’s research center has pumped $500,000 into the project, which it says it will use to build the scientific substantiation and the marketing communication […]

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Post image for Swishing with carbohydrates gives an energy boost

(NaturalNews) Many athletes often grab a quick snack or sugary drink to get an extra energy and performance boost during a race or game, but researchers have found that simply swishing a beverage in your mouth that contains carbohydrates triggers the same response. And athletes do not even have to swallow it in order to […]

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Post image for When dieting, watch your vitamins: study

By Lynne Peeples
(Reuters Health) – When weighing the benefits of one weight-loss plan over another, dieters may want to consider what else might be cut with the calories and carbs, suggests a new study.
More than $30 billion a year is spent on weight loss products in the U.S., with one in three adults reportedly trying […]

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Post image for Increasing Soda Consumption Fuels Rise in Diabetes, Heart Disease

By Ed Edelson
HealthDay Reporter
March 5, 2010
FRIDAY, March 5 (HealthDay News) –Increasing consumption of sugary soft drinks contributed to 130,000 new cases of diabetes, 14,000 new cases of heart disease and 50,000 more life-years burdened with heart disease in the last decade, a new U.S. study finds.
“The finding suggests that any kind of policy that reduces […]

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