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Risk of heart disease increased with Southern diet

Risk of heart disease increased with Southern diet

Eating a southern-style diet rich in fried food, eggs, organ meats – such as liver – and sugar-sweetened beverages could increase the risk of coronary heart disease, according to…

Southern-style diet could increase risk of heart disease

Southern-style diet could increase risk of heart disease

Eating a southern-style diet rich in fried food, eggs, organ meats – such as liver – and sugar-sweetened beverages could increase the risk of coronary heart disease, according to…

Link between hunger and health care costs

Low-income people who struggle to put food on the table also use the health care system more, which means higher health care costs, according to new research published in…

Universal iodine supplementation during pregnancy could offer huge cost savings

Giving all pregnant women iodine supplements, even in mildly iodine deficient countries like the UK, could result in huge cost savings for health care systems and society, according to…

Controlling inflammation to reduce chronic disease risk

An unresolved inflammatory response is likely to be involved from the early stages of disease development. Controlling inflammation is crucial to human health and a key future preventative and…

Very little evidence for cutting out certain carbs to ease irritable bowel

Value of FODMAP diet, developed in Australia to curb symptoms, questioned There is very little evidence to recommend avoiding certain types of dietary carbohydrate, known as the…

Paleo diet: Big brains needed carbs

The importance of dietary carbohydrate in human evolution Understanding how and why we evolved such large brains is one of the most puzzling issues in the study of human…

Age-related immune system decline slowed by antioxidants

Age-related immune system decline slowed by antioxidants

New research has demonstrated how the aging process damages the immune system, while showing how antioxidants in the diet could slow the build-up of this damage. The thymus is…

High salt intake may increase MS risk for people with genetic susceptibility

High salt intake may increase MS risk for people with genetic susceptibility

By offering an explanation as to how eating too much salt may contribute to the disease, a new study improves our understanding of what can trigger multiple sclerosis…

High-GI diet may raise depression risk for postmenopausal women

High-GI diet may raise depression risk for postmenopausal women

A new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has revealed a diet high in refined carbohydrates may lead to an increased risk of depression in postmenopausal…