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Posted on Oct. 28, 2014, 6 a.m. in Diet Metabolic Syndrome
Mediterranean Diet May Reverse Metabolic Syndrome

Eating a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil or nuts may help reverse metabolic syndrome.

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Posted on Oct. 23, 2014, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular Diet Fatty Acids, Lipids & Oils
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Reduce Heart Disease Risk

Research suggests that swapping carbohydrates or foods rich in saturated fats for those containing polyunsaturated fatty acids can significantly reduce the risk of dying from heart disease.

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Posted on Oct. 21, 2014, 6 a.m. in Mental Health Diet
Eating 5-A-Day Promotes Mental Wellbeing

Eating plenty of fruit and vegetables may protect both mental and physical wellbeing.

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Posted on Oct. 15, 2014, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Diet Stroke
Go Bananas

Potassium-rich foods, such as bananas, may reduce stroke risk, among older women.

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Posted on Oct. 8, 2014, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Cancer Diet
Flavanol-Rich Diet Deters Cancer

Consuming a diet rich in flavanols – found abundantly in citrus fruits, may reduce ovarian cancer risk by 21%.

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Posted on Oct. 6, 2014, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Diet
Beans & Peas for Weight Management

A serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can increase fullness.

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Posted on Sept. 29, 2014, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular Diet
Excessive Dietary Salt Costs 1.6 Million Lives Worldwide

Over 1.6 million cardiovascular-related deaths per year can be attributed to sodium consumption above the World Health Organization's recommendation of 2 gm per day.

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Posted on Sept. 19, 2014, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular Diet
Boost Fruits & Veggies to Slash Disease & Death Risks

Consume 5 servings of fruits and vegetables each day, to reduce your chances of developing heart disease and dying from it.

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Posted on Sept. 12, 2014, 6 a.m. in Longevity Diet
Lentils Lend Longevity

In countries with low selenium consumption, lentils may be an affordable and accessible food to supplement the mineral.

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Posted on Sept. 8, 2014, 6 a.m. in Diabetes Cardio-Vascular Diet
Excess Dietary Salt Puts Heart Health at Risk

Type-2 diabetics who consume a diet high in salt may be at twice the risk of  developing cardiovascular disease.

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