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No, Pasta Won’t Make You Fat, Maybe
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No, Pasta Won’t Make You Fat, Maybe

No, pasta will not make you fat. At least, that’s what some Italian researchers say. HealthDay reports on research conducted at IRCCS Neuromed in Pozzilli, Italy, which analyzed results of two large studies involving more than 23,000 Italians. Instead of adding pounds, pasta–ok moderate consumption of pasta– was linked to a […]

Canned Foods With The Most BPA
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Canned Foods With The Most BPA

First BPA: It’s the chemical Bisphenol A, and it’s used to make resins that coat the inside of some cans. And yes, it’s associated with health problems, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. While some studies have simply looked at the levels of BPA found in the food contained in cans, […]

Chronic Fatigue: It’s In Your Gut
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Chronic Fatigue: It’s In Your Gut

After years of doubt about whether the condition known as chronic fatigue syndrome is really a syndrome, researchers have identified biological markers of the disease in gut bacteria and inflammatory microbial agents in the blood of chronic fatigue sufferers. A Cornell University news release reports that researchers at the school […]

Whole Grains = Longer Life
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Whole Grains = Longer Life

People who eat four servings of whole grains have a lower risk of dying than do people who eat little or no whole grains. That’s the verdict from researchers at Harvard’s Chan School of Public Health, where a meta-analysis combined results from 12 published studies, and included health data from 786,076 […]

Coffee Keeps Arteries Clear
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Coffee Keeps Arteries Clear

First, the bad news. About 16 million Americans suffer from atherosclerosis, meaning that their arteries are at least partially clogged by plaques. And now the good news: coffee appears to help keep arteries clear. The Tufts Health & Nutrition newsletter reports on a new Korean study that has found that […]