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Men Who Eat A Chocolate Bar Every Week May Be Significantly Lowering Their Risk Of Stroke Later In Life
2012-08-30 12:44:15

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chocolate just keeps getting healthier. It has been recently revealed that eating chocolate may help lower blood pressure in some people. And in another study, revealed today, chocolate has the potential to boost brain function. Now, researchers from Stockholm´s Karolinska Institute have found a link between chocolate and stroke. The Swedish researchers found that men who consume a standard chocolate bar every week lower...

2012-04-20 10:15:23

If you eat low-fat dairy foods, you may be reducing your risk of stroke. In a Swedish study published in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke, people who drank low-fat milk and ate low-fat yogurt and cheese had a lower risk of stroke compared to those who consumed full-fat dairy foods. Among 74,961 adults 45 to 83 years old, those who ate low-fat dairy foods had a 12 percent lower risk of stroke and a 13 percent lower risk of ischemic stroke than those who ate high-fat dairy...

Bacon, Processed Meats Increase Risk Of Pancreatic Cancer
2012-01-13 09:25:26

Researchers from Sweden suggest that there is a strong link between processed meats, such as sausage and bacon, and pancreatic cancer. Eating 50 grams of processed meats every day -- the equivalent of one sausage or two pieces of bacon -- can increase the risk of pancreatic cancer by 19 percent, compared to those who do not eat processed meats of any kind. For those who consume double the amount of processed meats, 100g per day, the increased risk also doubles to 38 percent. But while...

New Evidence That Chocolate Lowers Stroke Risk
2011-10-11 10:07:26

Chocolate lovers may have a new reason to celebrate: A Swedish study suggests that women who have a couple of small chocolate bars every week are 20 percent less likely to suffer debilitating strokes than those who abstain from eating chocolate. The study, published this week in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, looked at more than 33,000 women and found that the more chocolate they ate, the lower their risk of stroke. This finding adds to the strong evidence that links...

2011-03-17 07:45:16

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world. Now a new study shows drinking up is good for you. The study found drinking more than one cup of coffee a day was associated with a 22 to 25 percent lower risk of stroke, compared with those who drank less. "Therefore, even small health effects of substances in coffee may have large public health consequences," Susanna Larsson, Ph.D., lead author of the study and a researcher in the Division of Nutritional...

2011-03-10 15:00:00

Drinking more than a cup of coffee a day was associated with a 22 percent to 25 percent lower risk of stroke, compared with those who drank less, in a study reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association DALLAS, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Low or no coffee consumption was associated with an increased risk of stroke in a study of 34,670 women (ages 49 to 83) followed for an average 10.4 years. It's too soon to change coffee-drinking habits, but the study should...

2011-01-02 08:10:00

A new study on over 30,000 Swedish women found that those who eat a lot of red meat may be putting themselves at an increased risk of having a stroke. The team found that those in the top tenth for red meat consumption, who ate at least 102 grams or 3.6 ounces every day, were 42 percent more likely to suffer stroke because of blocked blood flow in the brain compared to women who ate less than 25 grams of red meat per day. According to Reuters, heavy red meat diets have been linked to a...

2005-06-03 19:35:21

Bethesda, Maryland (June 3, 2005) "“ According to a study published in the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) journal Gastroenterology, women with a high dietary intake of vitamin B6 over several years have a decreased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC). Women who consume moderate to large amounts of alcohol in addition to vitamin B6 have more than a 70 percent reduced risk of developing CRC. "Consuming a diet high in vitamin B6 may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer in...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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