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Sleep health benefits: Snoozing for longer every night could lead to a healthier diet

Adults who increased the amount of sleep they had reported consuming less sugary foods and making better nutritional choices, according to the King’s College London (KCL) study.  Researchers said the findings strengthened the link between lack of sleep and a poor quality diet. The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, sought t… Daily Express :: Health Feed

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New study suggests health benefits of swapping animal proteins for plant proteins

Substituting one to two servings of animal proteins with plant proteins every day could lead to a small reduction in the three main cholesterol markers for cardiovascular disease prevention, a new study suggests. The health benefits could be even greater if people combined plant proteins with other cholesterol-lowering foods such as viscous, water soluble fibres from oats, barley and psyllium, ...

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New study suggests health benefits of swapping animal proteins for plant proteins

Substituting one to two servings of animal proteins with plant proteins every day could lead to a small reduction in the three main cholesterol markers for cardiovascular disease prevention, a new study suggests. The health benefits could be even greater if people combined plant proteins with other cholesterol-lowering foods such as viscous, water soluble fibres from oats, barley and psyllium, ...

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Statins can cause muscle DAMAGE: New storm over statins as experts fight over the benefits

The research said that for most the drugs only slightly reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke.  Dr John Abramson, a specialist in healthcare policy at Harvard Medical School, reviewed a study originally published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.  He found 217 patients would need to take the drug to prevent one non-fatal heart attack while ...

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Study spells out huge health benefits by cutting back sugar in sugary drinks

If sugary drink manufacturers were forced to reformulate their products, it would save $ 8 billion over the lifetime of the Australian population, research at The George Institute has found. The study published in Nutrients examined the lifetime health benefits of reducing the energy/sugar content of sugary drinks by either 5 per cent or 30 per cent. The study also examin… Nutrition – ...

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Brussels sprouts benefits: Daily dose 'could help prevent arthritis or stroke'

Scientists believe they have found proof that the old adage of ‘eating your greens keeps you healthy’, really is true. However, they said the vegetables in question need to be ‘cruciferous’ – the family that includes sprouts, broccoli, cabbage or cauliflower, not always the most popular. But the new study found that such greens contain chemical compounds that are particularly ...

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