Project Body Smart | NUTRITION


Fiber and all-cause mortality

At a GlanceNew data continues to support research showing that a diet high in fiber is beneficial for health. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer are   among the leading causes of death in developed countries. Research has shown   that a diet higher in fiber…

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Understanding Salt

by Sanoviv Blog Understanding Salt: A Vital and Misunderstood Nutrient by Sue Ward, MS CCN Salt is an essential dietary nutrient. Without it, life itself would not be possible since all living things utilize salt. Even the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates (450 BC), known as…

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White Tea and Health

Interesting article from a trusted source. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Next time you’re making a cuppa, new research shows it might be wise to opt for a white tea if you want to reduce your risk of cancer, rheumatoid arthritis or even just age-associated wrinkles. Researchers from Kingston…

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The Role of Blood Sugar

  The body operates on blood sugar, especially the brain. In other words, our brain needs sugar to work. Therefore, the body is very concerned about trying to control the level of blood sugar. If the blood sugar gets too high—greater than 200 mg/dl—a patient…

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