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To Speed Up Weight Loss, Eat More of These Kinds of Food

WEDNESDAY, March 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Beans, chickpeas, peas, lentils: Humble foods that may pack a punch for weight loss, Canadian researchers report. A new analysis of data from 21 clinical trials on these foods—collectively known as “pulses” —finds that ...

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Isoflavones in food associated with reduced mortality for women with some breast cancers

An epidemiological analysis of data from more than 6,000 American and Canadian women with breast cancer finds that post-diagnosis consumption of foods containing isoflavones — estrogen-like compounds primarily found in soy food — is associated with a 21 percent decrease ...

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Setting the record straight on some common beliefs about food and health

“Everything our parents said was good is bad,” complains Alvy Singer, the character played by Woody Allen in “Annie Hall,” his 1977 Oscar-winning romantic comedy. That’s a bit of an exaggeration, but when it comes to what certain foods can ...

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I Lost 72 Pounds By Eating More Food

Meghan Gilbert, 20, 5’4″, from DallasBefore: 200 lb., size 16After: 128 lb., size 0Total pounds lost: 72 lb.Total sizes lost: 8 Growing up, I never knew the importance of exercise (the most activity I would get was at band practice). That, combined ...

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Lack of transportation limits healthy food access among Washington State residents

Having convenient or reasonable access to supermarkets is often associated with healthier diets and a lower risk for obesity among neighborhood residents. However, simply improving residents’ proximity to grocery stores may not be as consequential as some previous studies have ...

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6 Healthy Frozen Food Brands that Are Actually Delicious

Frozen food has long had a bad reputation: rubbery texture, a burnt taste (or complete lack of flavor), and the frustration of that cold center, even after microwaving far longer than the box recommended you should. These days, we’ve become ...

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Too little food from animal sources may increase risk of preterm birth

In an in-depth study of 11,216 pregnancies from 11 countries, researchers have concluded that low levels of vitamin B12 are associated with an increased risk of preterm birth. Reason for half of all deaths Globally, low birth weight and preterm ...

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This Kind of Food Is Both Filling and Insanely Good for You

This article originally appeared on Time.com. Not all carbs are created equal—and thank goodness for that. New research suggests that a certain kind of carbohydrate called resistant starch may improve health by keeping you full, checking blood sugar and supporting the gut. Resistant starch, ...

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Food withdrawal results in stabilization of important tumor suppressor

Tumor suppressors stop healthy cells from becoming cancerous. Researchers from Charité — Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Medical University of Graz and the German Institute of Human Nutrition in Potsdam-Rehbruecke have found that p53, one of the most important tumor suppressors, accumulates ...

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3 Fun, Easy Ways to Grow Your Own Food in Your Kitchen

Now that warm weather is setting in, do you find yourself perusing farmers’ markets and fantasizing about growing your own super fresh, organic produce? Only to remember you hardly have a room for a garden, let alone a green thumb?Good news: ...

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