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Fruits & Veggies Reduce Nicotine Dependence?

June 13, 2013
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Millions of people attempt to quit smoking every year. The majority of those are not successful. The solution may be found in their fruit and vegetable consumption (FVC). According to the research, “higher FVC was associated with fewer cigarettes smoked per day, longer TTFC (time to first cigarette), and lower NDSS (Nicotine Dependence Syndrome...
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Variety Lowers Risk of Diabetes

April 2, 2013
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We all know to eat a good amount of fruits and veggies every day. But a new study found that eating a variety of fruits and vegetables is also important to maintaining health. Researchers found that those who ate more fruits and vegetables were able to reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes by...
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Eating Antioxidants Reduces Stroke Risk for Women

October 15, 2012
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A recent study found that women without a history of cardiovascular disease who ate the most antioxidants reduced their risk of stroke by 17%. Even those with a history of cardiovascular disease were able to reduce their stroke risk by 10% by consuming antioxidants. It’s actually easy to get a rich supply of antioxidants...
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Fruits & Veggies Lower Risk of Heart Disease

June 12, 2012
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Diets rich in fruits and vegetables provide many health benefits. The latest research suggests that “a higher intake of fruits and vegetables is associated with a reduced risk of IHD (ischaemic heart disease) mortality (death).
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Low-Risk Lifestyle Dramatically Reduces Sudden Cardiac Death in Women

May 10, 2012
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Sudden cardiac death currently accounts for more than half of all cardiac deaths. But a woman’s lifestyle can greatly reduced the odds of a sudden cardiac death every happening. A low risk lifestyle includes “not smoking, body mass index of less than 25, exercise duration of 30 minutes/day or longer,” and a diet that...
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Folate Helps Teens Get Better Grades in School

April 26, 2012
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A new study found that the amount of folate (folic acid) consumed by teens can impact how they do in school. Specifically the study found that “folate intake had a positive association with academic achievement in the 15-year-olds.” The best sources of folate are fruits and vegetables, followed by grains and nuts. Read the...
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Predicting Your Weight Gain

April 3, 2012
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The findings of a new study make it relatively easy to predict how much weight you will gain every four years of your life. The findings found independently associated indications of both weight gain and weight loss. What you eat on a regular basis can contribute to how much weight you gain every four...
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DASH Diet Effective for Healthier Weight in Girls

February 23, 2012
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The DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) is a diet consisting of grains, veggies, fruits, some low-fat dairy, nuts/seed, some lean meats and fish. A study looking at weight gain in girls from age 9 through age 19 found that “adolescent girls whose diet more closely resembled the DASH eating pattern had smaller...
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Many Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet

November 3, 2011
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There are many good health reasons to eat a vegetarian diet or at least one rich in fruit and vegetables. A recent review of the scientific literature found that “a large body of evidence suggests that vegetarian and plant-based diets provide exceptional health benefits, including a reduced risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and...
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Fruits & Veggies Prevent Stiff Arteries in Teens

May 31, 2011
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Children who don’t eat their fruits and veggies are in danger of developing stiff arteries by the time they are teens. A new study found that “low consumption of fruits and vegetables in particular, are related to arterial stiffness in young adulthood.” Read Abstract
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