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Good nutrition and breast cancer prevention

breast cancer prevention

The Mayo Clinic in the US has highlighted that the best defence women have for breast cancer prevention is nutrition and an active lifestyle.

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‘Saturated fat not cause of heart disease’: study

saturated fat

It’s time to stop demonising saturated fats and focus on a healthy lifestyle to prevent heart disease, some experts say.

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Salt makes you hungry not thirsty: study

salt

Salt actually makes you hungrier not thirstier, according to a new study.

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Diet fizzy drinks linked to higher risk of stroke and dementia, study finds

diet drinks

Drinking artificially sweetened soft drinks has been linked to a higher risk of stroke and dementia, according to a major new study.

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Why do we regain weight?

regain weight

It’s a simple question which has stumped obesity researchers for decades: why do most people who diet to lose weight, regain it? A drop in metabolism gets the most blame, but the hidden culprit could simply be an increase in appetite writes Dr Tim Crowe.

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Diet clues to surviving cancer

surviving cancer

Eating well is an important part of reducing a person’s risk of cancer. When it comes to dietary choices for people who have survived cancer, key themes surface showing that a healthy diet is just as important, writes Dr Tim Crowe. Thanks though to earlier detection and improved treatments, more and more people are surviving

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Australians urged to eat more vegetables

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Four out of five Australian adults are not eating enough fruit and vegetables, a large CSIRO survey has found.

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What we may think are the healthiest bread and wrap options actually have the most salt

bread

Some of the most common breads we see in the supermarket contain almost half the recommended day’s worth of salt in just two slices. That’s before you’ve even added any Vegemite, writes Clare Farrand and Jacqui Webster. Our new analysis looked at the salt content of 1,439 bread products sold in four major supermarkets since 2010. What

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Fruit and vegetables beat ageing blues, especially in women

ageing blues

The more fruit and vegetables people eat, especially women, the less stress they feel, according to new research.

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Should weight loss raise a red flag in older people?

weight loss

Millions of older people could be putting their health at risk by thinking it is normal to lose weight without trying as they age, experts have warned.

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