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Jul
9
Your doctor may not be the best source of nutrition advice
Posted by Customer Support on 09 July 2018 03:51 PM

July 8, 2018 at 12:00 PM

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Jan
10
Sugar in Western diets increases risk for breast cancer tumors and metastasis
Posted by Customer Support on 10 January 2016 07:27 PM

The high amounts of dietary sugar in the typical Western diet may increase the risk of breast cancer and metastasis to the lungs, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Dec
12
Blood Sugar Levels in Response to Foods Are Highly Individual
Posted by Customer Support on 12 December 2015 09:35 PM

The largest study of its kind supports the need for personalized dietary recommendations.

REHOVOT, ISRAEL—November 19, 2015—Which is more likely to raise blood sugar levels: sushi or ice cream? According to a Weizmann Institute of Science study reported in the November 19 issue of the journal Cell, the answer varies from one person to another. The study,
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Dec
1

A new study finds that a component of aspirin binds to an enzyme called GAPDH, which is believed to play a major role in neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases.

Researchers at the Boyce Thompson Institute and John Hopkins University discovered that salicylic acid, the primary breakdown product of aspirin, binds to GAPDH, thereby stopping it from moving into a cell's nucleus, where it can trigger the cell's death. The study, which
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Nov
14

In recent months, focus has intensified on Coca-Cola’s financial support for medical researchers and public-health advocacy groups—funding that critics say has watered down and distracted from scientific evidence that soda is a leading culprit in the obesity epidemic. The company revealed in September that it has spent nearly $120 million on such efforts, but this weekend, a small symbolic share of that was returned. The University of Colorado announced that it would give back
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