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Is Any Amount of Alcohol Safe? Experts Weigh In

Much has been said about the detrimental effects of excessive alcohol consumption. But when it comes to moderate drinking, opinions are mixed….

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What Is Lupus? A Rheumatologist Breaks Down Causes, Symptoms, and Lifestyle Strategies That Can Help

Systemic lupus erythematosus, commonly known as lupus, is a chronic autoimmune disease. Lupus can affect any of the body’s organs but most…

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New Research Suggests Eating Too Much Protein May Lower Testosterone Levels in Men

Consuming excessive amounts of protein may lower testosterone levels in men, new research suggests.  In a meta-study published in the March 2022…

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Ditching Meat May Decrease Cancer Risk by 14 Percent

A new study spearheaded by researchers from Oxford University found that eating less meat—or better yet, eliminating it altogether—can lower the risk…

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New Study: Eating More Plant Foods Could Increase Lifespan by up to 13 Years

Incorporating more fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, and nuts into your diet could increase your lifespan by a decade or more, according…

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New Olive Oil Study Sparks Questions for Whole-Food, Plant-Based Eaters

A large new study out of Harvard suggests that a small daily dose of olive oil may substantially reduce the risk of…

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New Study Links Plant-Based Diets with Lower Risk of Fatal Prostate Cancer

New research provides fresh evidence that plant-rich diets may protect against prostate cancer.  The study, published in the November 2021 issue of…

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Vegan Diet Linked to Lower Medication Use In Old Age

Older adults who eat vegan may need significantly fewer prescription drugs than their non-vegetarian counterparts, according to new research. A study published…

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5 Reasons to Cut Back on Sodium

Sodium is essential: It helps conduct nerve impulses, control muscles, and regulate fluid levels. But when we eat too much of it—as…

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Lower Rates of Erectile Dysfunction Linked to Plant-Based Diets

Whole-food, plant-based diets have been linked to decreased rates of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other life-threatening ailments. Now, researchers are taking…

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Asthma and Diet: Here’s What You Should Know

More than 26 million Americans have asthma. Worldwide, as many as 400 million people are projected to have asthma by 2025, an…

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New Study Links Keto Diet to Severe Long-Term Health Risks

The negative long-term consequences of ketogenic diets may far outweigh any potential short-term benefits, according to a comprehensive new review published in…

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