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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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Posted on Aug. 16, 2014, 7:02 a.m. in Diet Vitamins
“A” is for Avocado

Enjoy some avocado when dining on tomatoes or carrots, to boost the absorption of vitamin A.

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Posted on Aug. 15, 2014, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Diet Stress Weight and Obesity
Stress + High-Fat Meal = Weight Gain

Women who consume a high-fat meal the day after a stressful event metabolize food more slowly.

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