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Teens and Diabetes: The Next Obesity Epidemic?

  Diabetes prevalence among adolescents is higher than previously reported. According to a press release issued by the JAMA Network Journals, a new study suggests that...
paleo diet: breakfast consisting of eggs, greens and red peppers

Is Your Paleo Diet Living Up to the Hype?

Paleo diet not ideal for everyone, diabetics in particular  It seems like everyone from celebrities to that-one-guy-you-knew-in-middle-school are losing weight and getting healthy using the...
high fiber foods:corn, potatoes,breads, grains, pastas

Fiber and Allergy Prevention

High-fiber diet protected mice against allergy to peanuts. If food is the new medicine it could mean a way to prevent allergies. A study from Monash...
Rotini pasta with feta cheese, grape tomatoes and peppers

Celiac Disease: Defined

OVERVIEW Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, in which eating gluten causes damage to the small intestine. Gluten is a protein found in grains like...
Gluten-Free cooking ingredients laid out on a table

How Gut Bacteria Affect Celiac Disease

People with specific gut bacteria developed celiac disease. Celiac disease--the inability to tolerate food containing gluten--has long puzzled scientists. The puzzle may have finally been...
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Something to Chew On

Eating slowly and chewing less decreased blood sugar We were all told as children to chew each bite 30 times or some variation close to...
outdoor bbq; charcoal grill, man with tongs flipping meat

Memorial Day Tips & Trick

Memorial Day is just around the corner and the summer-welcoming holiday can be a lot of fun for the whole family. There are cookouts...

Chronic Pain Defined

OVERVIEW Chronic pain is persistent and long-lasting pain that can last weeks, months and even years. Pain signals continue to fire in the nervous system...
beer, hotdog, baseball game

Beer, Hot Dogs and Stomach Cancer

Alcohol, processed meats like hot dogs and excess weight linked to increased risk of stomach cancer. When it comes to stomach cancer apparently, you are...
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What Gum Disease Might Mean for Women’s Health

Gum disease and tooth loss tied to higher risk of death in postmenopausal women Written by: Alex Lindley In postmenopausal women, problems with the teeth and...