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VITAMIN D, CALCIUM AND CANCER RISK

Research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has shown a reduction in cancer rates among postmenopausal women taking vitamin D combined with calcium. VITAMIN D, CALCIUM AND CANCER RISK Research conclusion: “We found that improving vitamin D nutritional status substantially reduced all-cancer risk…

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The surprising problem with calorie counting. [Infographic]

Part 2: ‘Calories Out’. By John Berardi Ph.D. and Helen Kollias Ph.D. Think meticulous calorie counting means knowing exactly how much breakfast you’re burning during exercise? Unfortunately, it’s more complicated than that. Here, 4 reasons why daily activity tracking and exercise counts can be problematic. We…

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The surprising problem with calorie counting. [Infographic]

Part 1: ‘Calories In’. By John Berardi Ph.D. and Helen Kollias Ph.D Most people who count calories for weight loss or weight management assume it’s an exact science. It’s not. Here we outline 5 reasons calorie counting (i.e. logging your food to calculate intake) is…

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Nutrition for bone health:

Calcium, vitamin D, and other strategies to prevent osteoporosis. By Ryan Andrews Strong bones are crucial to good health, and good nutrition is crucial to strong bones.  Find out what you need to protect the health of your skeleton for years to come. Nutrition strongly…

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More Than Half of What Americans Eat Is ‘Ultra-Processed’

And those foods account for 90 percent of U.S. added sugar intake, new research says. Tom Grill / Corbis JULIE BECK MAR 10, 2016 HEALTH Michael Pollan’s guideline that people should “eat food, not too much, mostly plants,” is oft-quoted, less oft-followed. Once again, research…

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Jenn Brown shares her favorite pregnancy tips

For all you moms out there. Listen up as sports broadcaster Jenn Brown shares her favorite pregnancy tips to stay healthy and happy. Posted by USANA Health Sciences Inc. on Wednesday, March 9, 2016

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Canada’s Senate Set to Tackle the Food Industry

MONDAY, MARCH 07, 2016 Yoni Freedhoff MD Last week saw the publication of the Canadian Senate’s Report Obesity In Canada A Whole-of-Society Approach for a Healthier Canada. My friend and colleague Dr. Arya Sharma criticized the report for not recognizing the pervasive and damaging nature…

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Nutrition 101: Carbohydrates [INFOGRAPHIC]

Continuing with our Nutrition 101 series, today we’re talking carbohydrates! Love ’em or leave ’em (personally, I’m a fan), carbohydrates are found in pretty much everything – fruits and vegetables, grains, nuts and seeds, dairy, sweets, soda, the list goes on. It’s a good thing…

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