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The Five-to-One Fiber Rule

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When people think fiber, they think constipation. And it’s true: If we could get Americans to eat just the minimum recommended daily intake of fiber-containing foods, we could save our country $80 billion—and that’s just from the effects on constipation alone. Read full article: https://nutritionfacts.org/2018/05/08/follow-the-5-to-1-rule-for-packaged-foods/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die…

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Diet-Related Diseases are Leading Cause of Death in U.S.

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Diseases linked to unhealthful diet and lifestyle choices, such as diabetes and cancer, are the leading causes of death in the United States, according to data published in JAMA. Researchers compared mortality for hundreds of causes and risk factors and found that heart disease, lung cancer, high BMI, and high blood pressure and blood sugar were all among the top…

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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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