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Can Eating More Fruits and Vegetables Prevent Colds?

Does eating more fruits and vegetables reduce the duration of a cold? According to a new study from Germany, the vitamins and antioxidants in fruits and vegetables may shorten cold duration – and make the “sniffles and sneezes” a little easier to deal with. Eating More Fruits and Vegetables: Does It Shorten Cold Duration? German researchers gave 263 people, mostly …

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Reducing the Risk of Cancer Through Lifestyle Measures

In 2008 there were around 12.7 million new diagnoses of cancer worldwide. While the link between smoking and lung cancer is widely publicised, the choices we make in terms of what we eat and drink, and how active we are, can also influence our cancer risk. The World Cancer Research Fund estimates that one third of cancers could be prevented …

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Weight Loss: How to Eat Like Your Ancestors

Eating like your ancestors makes sense in many ways. Of course, there are varieties of delicious foods that your ancestors couldn’t eat since they hadn’t been discovered; it would be a shame to discount them. However, the human digestive system has not altered dramatically. In fact, it might be argued that although many people’s systems have adapted to a change …

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