Health and nutrition

VODKA BLAMED FOR HIGH DEATH RATES IN RUSSIA
Pubblicato il 31/01/2014

VODKA BLAMED FOR HIGH DEATH RATES IN RUSSIA

The high number of early deaths in Russia is mainly due to people drinking too much alcohol, particularly vodka, research suggests. The study, in The Lancet, says 25% of Russian men die before they are 55, and most of the deaths are down to alcohol. The comparable UK figure is […]

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MEDITERRANEAN DIET CUTS HEART RISK, STUDY FINDS
Pubblicato il 27/02/2013

MEDITERRANEAN DIET CUTS HEART RISK, STUDY FINDS

About 30 percent of heart attacks, strokes and deaths from heart disease can be prevented in people at high risk if they switch to a Mediterranean diet rich in olive oil, nuts, beans, fish, fruits and vegetables, and even drink wine with meals, a large and rigorous new study has […]

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STARBUCKS COFFEE HAS ‘THREE QUARTERS OF THE SAFE DAILY DOSE’ IN ONE CUP
Pubblicato il 07/02/2013

STARBUCKS COFFEE HAS ‘THREE QUARTERS OF THE SAFE DAILY DOSE’ IN ONE CUP

A large cup of Starbucks coffee contains more than three quarters of a person’s ‘safe’ daily dose of caffeine, according to a report. The 16oz ‘Grande’ coffee is said to contain nearly double the recommended limit for a pregnant woman, while a typical home-made 8oz cup of coffee is well […]

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WOMEN SHOULD AVOID EATING FOR TWO DURING PREGNANCY
Pubblicato il 07/02/2013

WOMEN SHOULD AVOID EATING FOR TWO DURING PREGNANCY

WELLINGTON – Women who “eat for two” when they are pregnant are increasing the chances of problems giving birth and lifelong health issues for their children, according to a New Zealand-led international study. The study found that 74 percent of women pregnant for the first time, gained excessive amounts of […]

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THE MEDITERRANEAN “SUPER” DIET
Pubblicato il 29/01/2013

THE MEDITERRANEAN “SUPER” DIET A RESEARCH ON EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL NUTRITION

The Mediterranean diet is universally recognized as the healthiest one. It represent the”healthy eating” by definition, what is now clearly established. Its properties are also largely related, in addition to the good quality and quantity of filler in macronutrients (carbohydrates, lipids and proteins), to its content of micronutrients such as […]

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FOLIC ACID SUPPLEMENTATION AND CANCER
Pubblicato il 25/01/2013

FOLIC ACID SUPPLEMENTATION AND CANCER ANALYSIS ASSESSED DATA FOR 49 621 INDIVIDUAL

Findings from an Article suggest that short-term use of folic acid supplements is unlikely to substantially increase or decrease overall cancer risk, and has little effect on risk of developing any specific cancer. Stein Emil Vollset and colleagues’ meta-analysis assessed data for 49 621 individuals from 13 trials, who were […]

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ALCOHOL-FUELLED SLEEP “LESS SATYSFYNG”
Pubblicato il 23/01/2013

ALCOHOL-FUELLED SLEEP “LESS SATYSFYNG” ALCOJOL REDUCES HOW MUCH TIME WE SPEND IN REM SLEEP

A tipple before bedtime may get you off to sleep faster but it can disrupt your night’s slumber, say researchers who have reviewed the evidence. The London Sleep Centre team says studies show alcohol upsets our normal sleep cycles. While it cuts the time it takes to first nod off […]

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VITAMIN D HELPS DEFEAT BREAST CANCER
Pubblicato il 21/01/2013

VITAMIN D HELPS DEFEAT BREAST CANCER

Eating correctly helps to defeat breast cancer. Proper nutrition is generally able to prevent almost all kind of tumors. Recent evidence confirm, however, that specific food choices can also interfere with a malignant disease characterized by elevated hormonal component such as breast cancer. A European observational study (EPIC) involving more […]

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MEDITERRANEAN DIET, SCIENTISTS OF THE WORLD IN ROME
Pubblicato il 17/01/2013

MEDITERRANEAN DIET, SCIENTISTS OF THE WORLD IN ROME

The whole scientific world in Rome to talk about the Mediterranean diet and health benefits. In La Casa dell’Aviatore, on 22 and 23 February, the second edition of the “I Giorni di Carlo Cannella” on “Mediterranean diet, a model of sustainability.” The event, organized by the University La Sapienza of […]

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EATING WELL AGAINST CANCER
Pubblicato il 09/01/2013

EATING WELL AGAINST CANCER

Cancer is a curable disease, but even more preventable. According to the modern science of cancer, the most effective way for prevention is a proper nutrition, just like the “Mediterranean” diet. The Mediterranean Task Force For Cancer Control (MTCC) sponsored by CINBO, a Consortium of 17 Italian Universities for Bio-Oncology […]

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