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2014-04-02 12:33:40

A new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension finds evidence that the average daily sodium intake of most Americans is actually associated with better health outcomes than intake levels currently recommended by the CDC and major health departments, which are now being viewed by many in the scientific community as excessively and unrealistically low.

Eating Fruits And Vegetables Could Help Your Arteries Later In Life
2014-03-31 10:32:44

Women who ate a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables as young adults were much less likely to have plaque build-up in their arteries 20 years later compared with those who consumed lower amounts of these foods

Fruits And Vegetables Increase Life Span
2013-09-26 10:16:05

A new study says that a diet full of fruits and veggies will increase your chance of living a longer life.

Lower Sodium Intake May Not Be Healthiest Option
2013-05-15 11:23:21

Most studies that examine the link between sodium consumption and health outcomes support recommendations that lower sodium intake is necessary to combat serious health risks such as heart disease and stroke. However, new evidence from the Institute of Medicine suggests that lowering sodium intake to below 2,300mg per day could also lead to adverse health effects.

Study Shows Economic Benefits Of Dairy Consumption
2012-11-13 15:53:55

A new study performed by European researchers analyzed the health economics of increased dairy food, showing the benefits of boosting dietary calcium intake.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.