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(NaturalNews) How do you eat more while losing more weight at the same time? One of the best answers is to eat “negative-calorie” foods, meaning that these foods actually take more energy to digest than they deliver to your body. While these foods may be an important source of phytonutrients, they are not sources of fat-packing […]

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By Ethan A. Huff
(NaturalNews) A new study published in the journal Archives of Toxicology explains how many degenerative diseases are caused by poorly-bound iron in the body that reacts with various bodily components to generate toxins. This iron is consumed through various foods but is not stable enough to stay put and provide health benefits. But […]

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(Reuters Health) – Older adults who get plenty of vitamin E in their diets may have a somewhat lower risk of developing dementia than those who consume less of the nutrient, a study published Monday suggests.
Researchers found that among 5,400 Dutch adults age 55 and older, the one-third who reported the highest vitamin E intake […]

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CDC: Average American Gets Twice Recommended Sodium Intake
By Daniel J. DeNoon
WebMD Health News
Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD
Five high-sodium foods — not all of them salty tasting — are a big reason why nine in 10 Americans get way too much sodium every day.
New CDC data show that only 9.6% of U.S. adults limit their daily sodium […]

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Post image for Vitamin B6 Linked to Lower Lung Cancer Risk

Having higher blood levels of vitamin B6 and the amino acid methionine both appear to reduce lung cancer risk in smokers and nonsmokers alike, according to a new study.
“We found that vitamin B6 and methionine are strongly associated with reducing lung cancer risk in people who never smoked, those who quit, and current smokers,” researcher Paul Brennan, PhD, […]

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Post image for Vitamin K linked to lower diabetes risk

(Reuters Health) – People who get plenty of vitamin K from food may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those who get less of the vitamin, a new study suggests.
Researchers found that among more than 38,000 Dutch adults they followed for a decade, those who got the most vitamin K in […]

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Post image for Juice concentrates show anti-inflammatory potential

By Stephen Daniells,
April 29, 2010
Concentrates of fruit and vegetables taken as capsules may reduce levels of markers of inflammation, and potentially reduce the risk of chronic disease, suggests a new study.
A micronutrient-dense concentrate of a range of fruit and vegetables including cherry, apple, broccoli, cranberry, orange, pineapple, spinach, and tomato was found to reduce levels […]

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