Monthly Archives: April 2014

Pregnant Mother’s Diet

A pregnant mother’s diet can modify a baby’s genes.

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Antibiotics and Microbes

There is good and bad in the use of antibiotics because they destroy the balance between microbes that help as well as harm health.

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Global Diabetes Epidemic

Diabetes is increasing worldwide as lifestyles change. This article is about the difficulties with diabetes in India.

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Coffee

Coffee is a bean, beans are generally healthy and there is evidence coffee consumption decreases risk for chronic disease including type 2 diabetes.

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Statin Drugs and Diet

There is evidence that people taking statin drugs eat more calories.

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Chocolate and Health

This article discusses how chocolate can be good for health. But that is not the chocolate in a candy bar.

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Forbidden Food

Forbidden food has a certain appeal.

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Diet and Cancer

The link between specific foods and cancer is not so strong but there is a link between obesity and cancer.

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Salt

Here we go with salt again. It appears salt in food is like baby bear’s porridge. Too much and too little are bad; it has to be just right. The trouble is that we are accustomed to the taste of … Continue reading

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Rice and Toxic Metals

Rice incorporates toxic metals, such as arsenic, from the soil.

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