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This week at Experimental Biology (EB) 2012 in San Diego, experts are convening to discuss the latest science in a variety of health and disease-related areas, including nutrition.
If you eat low-fat dairy foods, you may be reducing your risk of stroke.
Foods high in fibre provide good protection against cardiovascular disease, and the effect is particularly marked in women.
About 300 000 years ago humans adapted genetically to be able to produce larger amounts of Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids.
In a study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition[i], researchers compared risk factors for heart disease, type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome of nut consumers versus those who did not consume nuts.
In a study published in Nutrition Research, researchers looked at the association of out-of-hand nut (OOHN) consumption with nutrient intake, diet quality and the prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome in both children and adults.
A better diet that included high intakes of omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish and plant oils, were associated with higher sperm concentration.
Men's diets, in particular the amount and type of different fats they eat, could be associated with their semen quality.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School said that a diet high in red meat may be shortening life expectancy.
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