Category Archives: Nutrition & Fitness

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Medical studies are contradictory

Why Almost Everything You Hear About Medicine Is Wrong by Sharon Begley, January 24, 2011 Illustration by Jacob Thomas If you follow the news about health research, you risk whiplash. First garlic lowers bad cholesterol, then—after more study—it doesn’t. Hormone … Continue reading

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Understanding hormones for better health

Hormones for life ART OF HEALING By SR AMIR FARID ISAHAK, The Star Malaysia, September 18, 2010 How hormones regulate your body and your life. TODAY, I will give you an overview of the important role hormones play in regulating … Continue reading

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Drink milk lose weight

Nutrients in Milk May Aid in Weight Loss A two-year weight loss study by Israeli researchers found that adults who drank the most milk (nearly 2 glasses per day), lost more weight after the two years than those who had … Continue reading

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Drugs linked to esophageal cancer

Health 2 September 2010 Last updated at 23:03 GMT Link between bone drugs and oesophageal cancer The drugs work by strengthening the bones Long-term use of bone-strengthening drugs – used to treat fractures – may boost the risk of oesophageal … Continue reading

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Common fitness myths

Top 9 Fitness Myths — Busted! Think you know the facts about getting fit? You may be surprised to learn how many are really fiction. By Colette Bouchez, WebMD Feature Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD It’s easy to fall into … Continue reading

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Preventing Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Risk Factors & Prevention Provided as a public service of the American Health Assistance Foundation On this page, you will find the following: Risk Factors Heredity Prevention Diet Exercise Building Brain Reserves & Social Engagement NSAIDS Estrogen Risk Factors … Continue reading

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Dangers of bottled water

Bottled water faces backlash By Steven Stern, Special to CNN, April 22, 2010 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Advocacy video claims consumers are being scared into buying bottled water Bottled water industry claims it’s a smart choice to buy bottled water Critic Annie … Continue reading

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Eat only for hunger

Why we eat when we’re not hungry Your friend’s weight, TV watching can trigger munchies By Rory Evans, Allure, April 21, 2010 A bell rings; a dog drools. This is the oldest trick in the Psychology 101 book: That’s all … Continue reading

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