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Eating Oily Fish May Boost Bowel Cancer Survival —Study

July 21, 2016 | 7,810 Views
As reported by GMA News ; a new study based on the analysis of data from more than 170,000 people in the United States revealed that among 1,659 who developed bowel cancer, there was a strong correlation between higher omega 3 intake and lower risk...

Kellogg's Special K Adverts Banned for Describing Cereal as 'Full of Goodness'

July 21, 2016 | 802 Views
Breaking news from The Independent : Adverts describing Special K cereal as “full of goodness” and “nutritious” have been banned in the UK, after the advertising watchdog found the claims could not be adequately backed up....

Pokemon Go: Fitness Trend or Fad?

July 21, 2016 | 4,340 Views
Have you heard of the new mobile game Pokemon Go? It’s a game where to play you need to walk around in the real world. As reported by CNET , “Pokemon Go players are spending about two more hours outside per day than they were before they...

Here’s How a Diet Full of Fat Can Be Healthy

July 20, 2016 | 16,139 Views
A new report covered by Time says that there’s stronger evidence that the Mediterranean diet, and the good fats it includes, can lower risk of heart disease, diabetes and even breast cancer. HIGH-FAT DIET RECOMMENDATIONS : Mounting evidence...

A Third of U.S. Teens with Diabetes Don't Know They Have the Condition, a New Study Finds

July 20, 2016 | 792 Views
New research covered by Live Science says that many teens with diabetes don’t know they even have it. About 0.8 percent of the teens surveyed had diabetes, and of these, nearly 29 percent didn't know they had the condition. AVOID DIABETES: As...

Americans and Europeans Flunk Fitness Test

July 20, 2016 | 568 Views
As reported by Business Wire ; the second annual Fitness IQ survey, conducted by Nautilus, Inc., revealed that Americans (scoring an average of 42 percent) and Europeans (scoring an average of 39 percent) both failed when it comes to general health...

Only The Pacific Northwest and Parts of New England will be Spared Extreme Heat This Week

July 20, 2016 | 409 Views
As reported by Mashable ; a well-advertised, intense and long-lasting heat wave is gearing up across the middle of the U.S., and may last for a week or more. They go on to say that although the heat may not topple many records, the combination of...

Why You Should Bribe Kids to Eat Healthy: They’ll Continue Eating Veggies When Incentives Stop, Study Shows

July 19, 2016 | 6,219 Views
New research covered by the National Post shows that bribing kids (in this case 25 cents for the school bookstore) can significantly increase the number of children eating fruits and vegetables. Even more importantly, while numbers did go down some,...

Does Our Sex Affect What We Die From?

July 19, 2016 | 492 Views
Interesting figures from the UK’s Office for National Statistics show some significant statistical differences in what you are likely to die from based on your sex. For instance, 3 times more deaths from external causes were registered to...

Being Obese Can Kill You, Study Finds

July 19, 2016 | 514 Views
Being too heavy may cost you your life — literally. NBC News reports: scientists say overweight people die one year earlier than expected and that moderately obese people die up to three years prematurely. EAT YOURSELF THIN: A successful...
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