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Black Raspberries and Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease affecting the large intestine. The lining becomes inflamed and develops tiny open sores (ulcers) that contain mucous and pus. Ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease) sufferers can experience loss of appetite due to the disease and its accompanying symptoms, but research is showing it may be in their best interest...   #Nutrition

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Fragmented Sleep & Tumor Growth

Sleep disorders like sleep apnea do more than just make us cranky, such conditions are now seen to be associated with cancer and tumor growth. A 2014 study published in the Journal of Cancer Research revealed evidence that sleep fragmentation enhanced tumor size and increased tumor invasiveness. The causal link was found in the body’s...   #Nutrition #Rest

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Meat and Weight Loss

Weight gain and loss are of primary importance to adults as proven by the large number of fad diets that abound. Who has the best diet for sustained weight loss? This is the question that launched a UK study that investigated weight gain over 5 years in several thousand meat eaters, fish eaters, vegetarians, and...   #Nutrition #Obesity

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Men, Fruit, and Type 2 Diabetes

Meat consumption is associated with manliness, vigor and virility, while fruit and vegetable consumption is associated with tree-hugging dainties. While these fanciful stereotypes and notions that are not based on reality abound, more and more meat-eating men are losing their sense of manliness to the likes of Type 2 diabetes. A recent study reported in...   #Diabetes #Nutrition

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