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Binge drinking accelerates alcohol use disorder, but stable daily drinking may be just as risky in the long-term

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Binge drinking may increase people’s risk of developing alcohol use disorders (AUDs), especially adolescents and young adults, research shows. It is unclear whether different drinking patterns – for example, intermittent versus regular drinking – have ...

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Altering gut bacteria pathways may stimulate fat tissue to prevent obesity

Cleveland Clinic researchers have uncovered a biological link between gut bacteria metabolism and obesity. The team showed that blocking a specific intestinal microbial pathway can prevent obesity and insulin resistance, as well as cause fat tissue to become more metabolically ...

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High-fat diet in pregnancy increases breast cancer risk over generations in animal study

Feeding pregnant female mice a diet high in fat derived from common corn oil resulted in genetic changes that substantially increased breast cancer susceptibility in three generations of female offspring, reports a team of researchers led by scientists at Georgetown ...

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3 Healthy Excuses to Add More Pineapple to Your Life

Pineapple is one of my absolute favorite fruits, and I know I’m not the only one who loves the tropical treat. There’s no question it’s refreshing and delicious. But pineapple also packs some pretty powerful health benefits. Here are three ...

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A Fat-Burning Green Smoothie Recipe to Kickstart Your Morning

It’s a rare day when a pic of some sort of green drink doesn’t show up in my Instagram feed”and for good reason. Green smoothies are the perfect way to slip in veggies before noon. Here’s my version, with a ...

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Cocoa and chocolate are not just treats — they are good for your cognition

A balanced diet is chocolate in both hands — a phrase commonly used to justify ones chocolate snacking behavior. A phrase now shown to actually harbor some truth, as the cocoa bean is a rich source of flavanols: a class ...

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15 Foods That Help You Stay Hydrated

Watermelon Water content: 91.5% water It’s fairly obvious that watermelon is full of, well, water, but this juicy melon is also among the richest sources of lycopene, a cancer-fighting antioxidant found in red fruits and vegetables. In fact, watermelon contains ...

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Study examines use of fat grafting for postmastectomy breast reconstruction

The use of fat grafting as a tool for breast reconstruction following a mastectomy may improve breast satisfaction, psychosocial well-being, and sexual well-being in patients, according to a study published by JAMA Surgery. Fat grafting as an adjunct to breast ...

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Older obese adults can benefit from moderate exercise

Moderate-intensity exercise can help even extremely obese older adults improve their ability to perform common daily activities and remain independent, according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Findings from the National Institutes of Health-funded study are published in ...

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Eating more vegetable protein may protect against early menopause

Results of a new study from epidemiologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health suggest that long-term, high intake of vegetable protein from such foods as whole grains, soy and tofu, may protect ...

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