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High-Protein Diet Does Not Increase Muscle Mass or Improve Well-Being

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High protein intake does not increase muscle mass or improve other health outcomes, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Researchers randomized 78 participants aged 65 or older into several intervention groups of high-protein diets, testosterone injections, or recommended daily protein intakes and placebo injections and compared lean body mass, physical prowess, and overall well-being. Those who consumed…

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A Single High-Fat Meal Increases Risk for Heart Disease

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High-fat meals trigger bodily responses that may lead to heart disease, according to a study published in Laboratory Investigation. Researchers compared blood labs and blood cells in ten healthy men before and after each consumed one high-fat milkshake. The milkshake significantly increased total cholesterol, triglycerides, and fatty acid levels four hours after consumption. Researchers also observed changes in red blood…

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Grilled Meat & Fish Increases Risk for Hypertension

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Cooking methods for meat, including fish, increase risk for high blood pressure, according to data presented at the American Heart Association meeting in New Orleans earlier this month. Researchers compared meat consumed after high-temperature cooking methods and tracked hypertension incidence rates from more than 100,000 disease-free participants. Increased consumption of red meat, fish, and chicken prepared on an open-flame and…

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G-BOMBS: 6 Anti-Cancer Foods to Eat Every Day

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Reduce cancer risk with nutritional excellence — for instance, you can always reduce your risk of developing lung cancer by quitting smoking at any point before cancer begins. Likewise, you can reduce your risk of a variety of cancers with nutritional excellence, even if it is too late to maximally protect yourself against cancer at an advanced age. Even people…

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Are Calcium Supplements Safe?

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The unnaturally large, rapid, and sustained calcium levels in the blood caused by calcium supplements may explain why calcium from supplements, but not from food, appears to increase the risk of heart attacks. Read full article: If Calcium Supplements Aren’t Safe, What About Calcium in Food? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to…

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