HEALTH & DIET

Post image for New Study Shows Milk Could Cut Risk Of Skin Cancer

We all know milk is good for the body, but new research suggests it may actually help prevent against skin cancer. A new study finds boosting key milk nutrients like Vitamin D and Calicum, can cut the risk of skin cancer in some women by 57 percent. Since the Magic Valley is a huge producer [...]

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Post image for Fighting breast cancer, one snack at a time

After buying fresh produce, picking up a hand-crafted item and eating some dinner at the Friday Farmers Market in Rohnert Park, consider buying home baked treats from the booth with pink ribbon banners. That’s where funds are being raised by a team of women who will be participating in September’s Susan G. Komen 3-Day for [...]

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Post image for Reach 90 and ‘your body will stop ageing’… but only if you have a Stone Age diet

By Fiona Macrae Reach the age of 90 and your body won’t get any older, it was claimed last night. Michael Rose, a professor of evolutionary biology, says that if you are lucky enough to live that long, you stop ageing. To actually get to that moment, he suggests adopting a ‘Stone Age’ diet from [...]

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Post image for ‘Mediterranean diet’ can help one live longer

London: A ‘Mediterranean diet’ can increase a woman’s lifespan by as much as 15 years, and increase a man’s life by eight years, says a study. What is a Mediterranean diet? It is one rich in vegetables, olive oil, fruit, nuts, fish and whole grains, with occasional meat and alcohol. Those who can combine such [...]

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Post image for Girls born in 2011 are 8 times more likely to live to 100

It’s time to stop worrying about turning 30 as the rapidly aging population in the UK suggests that by 2066 there will be half a million people over the age of 100. Ladies lead the way to becoming centenarians with a 33 per cent chance of reaching the ripe old age, while boys lag behind [...]

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Post image for Girls eat only half their five-a-day of fruit and vegetables, research finds

Doctors have voiced fears about teenagers’ health after new government research showed that many children’s diets contain too much saturated fat and too little fruit, vegetables and iron. Girls’ eating habits emerged as a particular concern: those aged 11 to 18 consume on average only 2.7 of the recommended five portions a day of fruit [...]

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Post image for Healthy Eating: Burn calories, burn

Find out which five foods will speed up the metabolism and a few that will unfortunately slow it down. Wouldn’t it be nice to eat food to burn calories? While “negative calories” unfortunately top the list of health food myths, certain foods may boost the metabolism, thereby helping burn more calories faster. The metabolism, in [...]

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Post image for Hiding vegetables in food shown effective against childhood obesity

A new study suggests parents exercise a little creative trickery for the sake of their children’s health and sneak vegetables in their food. In a feat of well-intentioned but crafty culinary deception, researchers at Pennsylvania State University managed to get preschool children to consume nearly twice as many vegetables and 11 percent fewer calories over [...]

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Post image for The Secret Is Out On Fruits and Vegetables

Say the words fruits and vegetables to some kids, and you may see them running for the hills in fear. As a parent, you watch in amazement at the curl of their nose when you put a carrot on their plate, but take the carrot away, and replace it with a piece of carrot cake, [...]

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Post image for Survey: Cincinnatians need to eat more fruits and veggies

CINCINNATI – A survey by the Greater Cincinnati Community Health Status Survey shows that we need to add more fruits and vegetables to our diets. The survey found just 1 in 4 Cincinnati adults meet national nutrition guidelines. Those guidelines include fruit, vegetable and salt consumption levels. Women fared better than men in the survey [...]

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Post image for Megan Murphy: You won’t miss added sugar, butter in cobbler

Sweet, juicy peaches are finally here. Delicious on their own or baked into sweet desserts, this fruit is a true Southern favorite. Like most fruits, peaches appeal to both our sweet tooth and our desire to eat healthfully. A medium peach contains a modest 40 calories or so but contributes 10 percent of the vitamin [...]

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Post image for Seaweed may provide new source of functional ingredients

Seaweed and other macroalgae could rival milk products as sources of functional ingredients such as heart healthy bioactive peptides, according to a new study. The review of almost 100 scientific studies, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, reports that some seaweed proteins have the same effects as the bioactive peptides found in [...]

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Post image for More exercise, better diet could help prevent Alzheimer’s: study  Read it on Global News: More exercise, better diet could help prevent Alzheimer’s: study

Keeping your body healthy now will pay dividends for your brain as you age, according to a study released Tuesday. The study published in The Lancet, a prominent medical journal, suggest that up to three million cases of Alzheimer’s disease could be prevented by curbing seven risk factors including obesity, inactivity, smoking, high blood pressure [...]

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Post image for Nutrition may be key to helping control ADHD

Your child doesn’t listen, frequently forgets things, is disruptive and impulsive, and is irresponsible with chores and homework. While this may sound like the behavior of the average child, when it’s around the clock, it can be something more serious. Many kids who experience these symptoms continuously have a condition known as attention deficit hyperactivity [...]

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Post image for ‘Unbalanced diet’ can put teens at serious disease risk later in life

London, July 23 (ANI): Health officials have warned that teenage girls are facing the risk of illnesses like cancer, heart disease, strokes and diabetes in later life by eating fewer than three servings of fruit and vegetables every day. According to a report backed by the UK Department of Health, just one in 13 teenage [...]

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Post image for Best Vegetables for Reducing Blood Pressure and Improving Health

Find out which vegetables have beneficial effects on blood pressure and learn about the role of potassium and magnesium. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a cardiovascular disease that damages blood vessels and increases the risk of stroke and heart attacks. There are several medications that are designed to lower blood pressure, but the benefits [...]

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