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In the case of overeating, calories and not protein, contribute to the increase of body fat

The key finding of the study is that calories are more important than proteins, because they consume excess amounts of energy with respect to the increase of body fat. 

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Probiotics can reduce inflammation

New studies show that probiotics or as they are called, the good bacteria, can reduce the level of inflammation in the body. That can help patients, suffering from various inflammatory diseases such as ulcerative colitis. 

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Vitamin E May Lower Liver Cancer Risk

Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin which is considered an antioxidant and numerous studies have shown that vitamin E may prevent DNA damage and may lower the risk of liver cancer. Liver cancer is the third most common cause of cancer mortality in the world. 

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Increased vitamin C intake could reduce heart disease and cancer

Scientists believe that the recommended dietary allowance of vitamin C, a very powerful antioxidant, is less than half what it should be. 

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Hearty Breakfast Ideas that are Low Fat

What I eat for breakfast tends to dictate what the rest of the day is going to look like for me as it comes to my diet and how healthy I’m going to be. So, if I start off with say a 400 calories, deliciously dense and chewy bagel with absolutely no fiber, topped off with melted butter clocking in at another 100-200 calories, I’ve essentially eaten an “empty” and high calorie breakfast.

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'Superfruits' May Bring Some Health Benefits

There has been a lot of talk about superfoods lately, but have you ever heard of superfruits? Superfruits deliver antioxidants and anti-inflammatory nutrients that can help nourish your body and keep it functioning optimally.

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Mediterranean Diet Enriched With Olive Oil May Protect Bone

A study shows consumption of a Mediterranean diet enriched with olive oil is associated with increased serum osteocalcin concentrations, suggesting a protective effect on bone.

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When You Eat Matters, Not Just What You Eat

When it comes to weight gain, when you eat might be as important as what you eat. When mice on a high-fat diet are restricted to eating for eight hours per day, they eat just as much as those who can eat around the clock, yet they are protected against obesity and other metabolic ills, the new study shows. The discovery suggests that the health consequences of a poor diet might result in part from a mismatch between our body clocks and our eating schedules.

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A spoonful of sugar helps your skin age prematurely

A sweet tooth does more than pack on the pounds. It causes your skin to age prematurely, making you look older than you really are. But how much older?

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Less Salt, Less Strokes

Professor Francesco Cappuccio from Warwick Medical School argues that lowering dietary salt intake has the potential to save millions of lives globally by substantially reducing levels of heart disease and strokes. 

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