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Consuming Eggs with Raw Vegetables Increases Nutritive Value
Americans under consume vegetables, and right here we have a way to improve the nutritive value of veggies when also getting the nutritional added benefits of egg yolks,

Three alcoholic drinks a day can cause liver cancer, new research finds
The research also found strong evidence that drinking coffee can reduce the risk of the disease.

Sleep loss increases overeating, French study suggests
Sleep disorders and overeating appear to be linked, according to a recent investigation conducted by the French National Institute of Sleep and Vigilance and French health insurer MGEN.

New Study Recommends Early Introduction of Peanuts to Prevent Allergies
A new study released at a meeting of the American Academy and Association of Allergies and Immunology (AAAAI) and published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that peanut allergies can be prevented through early exposure.

Drinking Raw Milk Dramatically Increases Risk for Foodborne Illness, Analysis Finds
Consumers are nearly 100 times more likely to get foodborne illness from drinking raw milk than they are from drinking pasteurized milk.

BPA can adversely affect reproduction of future generations of fish
Findings suggest BPA may have adverse reproductive effects in humans

Anti-Diabetic Drug Metformin and Vitamin D3 Show Impressive Promise in Preventing Colorectal Cancer
The concept was simple: If two compounds each individually show promise in preventing colon cancer, surely it’s worth trying the two together to see if even greater impact is possible.

Vitamin D prevents diabetes and clogged arteries in mice
In recent years, a deficiency of vitamin D has been linked to type 2 diabetes and heart disease

Stinging nettle chemical improves cancer drug
A cancer drug could be made 50 times more effective by a chemical found in stinging nettles and ants, new research finds.

Arctic apple developed in B.C. approved for sale in Canada
A genetically modified non-browning Arctic apple, developed in B.C., has been approved for sale in Canada, just weeks after it received similar approval in the U.S.

Vitamin D recommendations were miscalculated, study suggests
We need far more vitamin D than previously thought, according to two teams of researchers from Canada and the US

Why you can stop feeling guilty about all that coffee
In fact, consistent evidence indicates that coffee consumption is associated with reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in healthy adults

Baking Soda for Better Vision?
Now a new study from the Makino Laboratory at Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School and colleagues at Salus University, describes how bicarbonate also alters how we see by modifying the visual signal generated by rod and cone photoreceptors that detect light.

Diet Soda Increases Belly Fat in Older People
A new study indicates a direct link between the consumption of diet soda and an increase in abdominal obesity in people 65 years of age and older.

The 4 Most Confusing Things About Sugar

Energy drinks raise blood pressure for caffeine-naive: study
In this study, researchers alternately gave a can of a commercially available energy drink or a placebo drink to 25 healthy young adults, age 19 to 40, and assessed changes in heart rate and blood pressure.

The Rising Status of Superfruits and Super Seeds
Superfruits and super seeds fit the bill for consumers’ desire for natural, minimally processed, or unprocessed foods.

High cholesterol, triglycerides can keep vitamin E from reaching body tissues
In the continuing debate over how much vitamin E is enough, a new study has found that high levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides can keep this essential micronutrient tied up in the blood stream, and prevent vitamin E from reaching the tissues that need it.

Uncovering the effects of cooking, digestion on gluten and wheat allergens in pasta
Boiling pasta releases some of its potential allergens, while other proteins persist throughout cooking and digestion.

Younger immigrants at higher risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
These findings suggest an increased risk of IBD when there is early-life exposure to the Canadian environment in immigrants from some regions

Plant-based diet, with fish, may lower risk of colorectal cancer
A recent medical research that looked at the diet and health results of some 77,000 Americans suggests that vegetarian diet, accompanied by fish, significantly lowers the risk of colorectal cancer in people

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