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Nutrition News: Preventing Cancer

Preventing Cancer

More than half of the estimated cancer deaths projected to occur in the United States this year are related to preventable causes, according to a major report on cancer research released earlier this week by the American ...

Nutrition News: Potassium to the Rescue

Researchers have found that older women whose diets involve potassium-rich foods may be at a reduced risk of stroke and have a greater life expectancy than women consuming less potassium-rich foods. The study, published in the American Heart ...

Nutrition News: Moving for Your Heart

Want to beat heart disease? Get moving. In women over 30, physical inactivity is the single biggest contributor to heart disease risk, according to a new Australian study. Researchers followed 32,154 women in three age groups, calculating how ...

Nutrition News: Inflammation and Food

Inflammation is the body's method of healing itself in response to an injury or exposure to a harmful substance. However, inflammation is not always beneficial. Chronic (or ongoing) inflammation occurs when the immune system attacks the body's ...

Nutrition News: Preserving Nutrients

Food preparation techniques, such as peeling, chopping and cooking, have a huge impact on the nutritional value of fruits and vegetables. So how can you make sure the fruits and vegetables you prepare keep their nutrients?

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