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Breastfeeding For 6 Months Can Help Reduce Diabetes Risk

Breastfeeding For 6 Months Can Help Reduce Diabetes Risk | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
According to a study, women who breastfeed for 6 months or more have almost half the risk of type 2 diabetes during their childbearing years. The study revealed a significant association between duration of breastfeeding and reduced risk of diabetes, even after all other possible risk factors... http://www.ahealthblog.com/breastfeeding-for-6-months-can-help-reduce-diabetes-risk.html
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Low-Calorie Sweeteners Could Increase Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome

Low-Calorie Sweeteners Could Increase Risk Of Metabolic Syndrome | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
A study on fat samples and stem cells derived from fat indicates that low-calorie sweetener consumption could promote metabolic syndrome, a cluster of risk factors: high blood pressure, abdominal fat, unhealthy cholesterol levels and high blood sugar, which increase the risk of heart and blood... http://www.ahealthblog.com/low-calorie-sweeteners-could-increase-risk-of-metabolic-syndrome.html
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Magnesium Is Important For Vitamin D Synthesis

Magnesium Is Important For Vitamin D Synthesis | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
A review of studies has revealed that vitamin D can’t be metabolized without adequate levels of magnesium, which means that for many Americans, vitamin D remains inactive and stored. Without adequate levels of magnesium, vitamin D isn’t really useful, and people take vitamin D... http://www.ahealthblog.com/magnesium-is-important-for-vitamin-d-synthesis.html
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Omega 3s From Fish Are Better For Cancer Prevention

Omega 3s From Fish Are Better For Cancer Prevention | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
Researchers have discovered that omega-3s derived from fish are more powerful compared to flaxseed and other plant based oils for preventing cancer. The study revealed that marine-derived omega-3s are 8 times more effective for the inhibition of tumour growth and development.[1] The research is... http://www.ahealthblog.com/omega-3s-from-fish-are-better-for-cancer-prevention.html
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Canola Oil Is Bad For Health Of The Brain

Canola Oil Is Bad For Health Of The Brain | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
Research has revealed that canola oil consumption is associated with weight gain, reduced learning ability and reduced memory. The researchers had previously made use of an Alzheimer’s disease mouse model to determine the health benefits of olive oil. They discovered that Alzheimer mice... http://www.ahealthblog.com/canola-oil-is-bad-for-health-of-the-brain.html
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Popular Blood Pressure Medication Increases Risk Of Skin Cancer

Popular Blood Pressure Medication Increases Risk Of Skin Cancer | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
Research shows an association between skin cancer and one of the most common hypertension medications. Researchers looked at the relation between hydrochlorothiazide containing antihypertensive medication and increased skin cancer risk. It has been previously demonstrated that this commonly used... http://www.ahealthblog.com/popular-blood-pressure-medication-increases-risk-of-skin-cancer.html
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How Does Sugar Affect the Brain?

How Does Sugar Affect the Brain? | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
Contrary to what some people may think, sugar doesn’t actually increase mental performance. Glucose, a fundamental substance in the correct functioning of the brain, helps us with the most intense intellectual tasks. A drop in glucose levels can lead to poorer performance on tasks... http://www.ahealthblog.com/how-does-sugar-affect-the-brain.html
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Strength Training Better Than Cardio For Losing Weight

Strength Training Better Than Cardio For Losing Weight | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
According to a study, strength training is better than cardio training for older people wanting to lose some weight. The study suggests that weight training combined with a low-calorie diet helps to preserve the lean muscle mass which could be lost with aerobic training. Many older people will... http://www.ahealthblog.com/strength-training-better-than-cardio-for-losing-weight.html
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Beetroot Juice Before Exercising Improves Function Of The Brain

Beetroot Juice Before Exercising Improves Function Of The Brain | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
Many studies have proven that exercise has a positive effect on the brain. According to recent research, drinking some beetroot juice before exercising gives the benefits an added boost.[1] The researchers recruited 26 individuals aged 55 and older with high blood pressure taking a maximum of 2... http://www.ahealthblog.com/beetroot-juice-before-exercising-improves-function-of-the-brain.html
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Mushrooms Help Reduce Hunger and Increase Feeling of Fullness

Mushrooms Help Reduce Hunger and Increase Feeling of Fullness | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
A study on satiety shows that eating a mushroom-rich breakfast can lead to reduced hunger and an increased feeling of fullness after the mushroom breakfast in comparison to a meat-rich breakfast. Previously published research has suggested that mushrooms can be more satiating compared to meat,... http://www.ahealthblog.com/mushrooms-help-reduce-hunger-and-increase-feeling-of-fullness.html
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The Growth Of Cancer Cells Can Be Stopped With Zinc

The Growth Of Cancer Cells Can Be Stopped With Zinc | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
According to a study, the proliferation of cancer cells of the esophagus can be significantly inhibited with zinc supplementation. The study results could provide opportunities for improved treatment and prevention of esophageal cancer. Other research has revealed that zinc helps in protecting... http://www.ahealthblog.com/the-growth-of-cancer-cells-can-be-stopped-with-zinc.html
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Carb Calculator (Updated)

Carb Calculator (Updated) | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
The carb calculator further down the page can be used to calculate your carb, protein, and fat ratio requirements in calories and grams per meal. You can use a preset ratio or enter your own ratios in the appropriate spaces. Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats are broken down in the intestine.... http://www.ahealthblog.com/carb-calculator.html
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How Exercise Helps To Prevent Dementia

Countless studies have demonstrated the benefits of physical exercise for preventing cognitive impairment and dementia as we get older. This study explores how brain metabolism is affected by exercise.[1] To get a better understanding of how physical activity positively influences the brain,... http://www.ahealthblog.com/how-exercise-helps-to-prevent-dementia.html
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One Hour Of Exercise Every Week Can Help Prevent Depression

One Hour Of Exercise Every Week Can Help Prevent Depression | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
Research has shown that exercising regularly for just a single hour a week can help prevent depression. The results of an analysis reveal that even a small amount of any intensity exercise can help to protect against depression and benefit mental health regardless of gender or age. The analysis... http://www.ahealthblog.com/one-hour-of-exercise-every-week-can-help-prevent-depression.html
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Resistance Training Beneficial For People With Kidney Disease

Resistance Training Beneficial For People With Kidney Disease | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
Researchers have shown that individuals with non-dialysis chronic kidney disease who performed aerobic exercise as well as a combination of resistance and aerobic exercises 3 times a week for 12 weeks experienced considerable increases in leg muscle size, cardio respiratory fitness and strength.... http://www.ahealthblog.com/resistance-training-beneficial-for-people-with-kidney-disease.html
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The Exciting Future of Heart Transplants

The Exciting Future of Heart Transplants | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
This post was written by AHealthBlog through an activation with HireInfluence on behalf of BIOLIFE4D. Although AHealthBlog received compensation for participating in the campaign, all thoughts and opinions are AHealthBlog’s Heart disease is an umbrella term for conditions affecting the... http://www.ahealthblog.com/the-exciting-future-of-heart-transplants.html
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How Vitamin C Kills Cancer Cells

How Vitamin C Kills Cancer Cells | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
Although the use of intravenous high-dose vitamin C as a treatment for cancer has not been approved the FDA, there have been several successful scientifically documented cases.[1] The majority of vitamin C therapies involve administering it orally, Scientists have however proven that... http://www.ahealthblog.com/how-vitamin-c-kills-cancer-cells.html
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Acupuncture Helps To Relieve Joint Pain In Breast Cancer Patients

Acupuncture Helps To Relieve Joint Pain In Breast Cancer Patients | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
A study has found that the debilitating joint pain that many women receiving treatment for early stage breast cancer experience is significantly reduced with acupuncture. Tens of thousands of women each year receive treatment with aromatase inhibitor medication which stops estrogen production,... http://www.ahealthblog.com/acupuncture-helps-to-relieve-joint-pain-in-breast-cancer-patients.html
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High-Intensity Exercise Helps To Boost Memory

High-Intensity Exercise Helps To Boost Memory | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
Researchers have revealed that 6 weeks of intense exercise consisting of 20 minute interval training sessions improved high-interference memory significantly. High-interference memory is, as an example, what allows us to tell our car apart from another car of the identical model and make. The... http://www.ahealthblog.com/high-intensity-exercise-helps-to-boost-memory.html
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Can Exercise Relieve Asthma Symptoms?

Can Exercise Relieve Asthma Symptoms? | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
Asthma is a medical condition characterized by breathing problems, coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness caused by inflamed and swollen airways. For some people, this means dealing with occasional mild bouts of asthma, while for others,an asthma attack can be a severe and... http://www.ahealthblog.com/can-exercise-relieve-asthma-symptoms.html
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Why Do We Worry And How To Stop Worrying

Why Do We Worry And How To Stop Worrying | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
We all worry. We worry about our children’s grades or the influence their friends might have on them. We worry about meetings with our boss at work or the deadline for the project. We are constantly concerned about the political situation, economic stability, etc. We’re anxious about a... http://www.ahealthblog.com/why-do-we-worry-and-how-to-stop-worrying.html
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Magic Mushrooms Help Improve Depression By "Resetting" Brain

Magic Mushrooms Help Improve Depression By "Resetting" Brain | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
A study in which patients were treated for depression with psilocybin (magic mushroom psychedelic compound) revealed reduced symptoms weeks after the psilocybin treatment. The participants of the study were depression patients who had not responded successfully to conventional treatment. Changes... http://www.ahealthblog.com/magic-mushrooms-help-improve-depression-by-resetting-brain.html
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Study Has Proven That Doodling Can Help Make You Happy

Study Has Proven That Doodling Can Help Make You Happy | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
According to a study, the reward pathways of your brain activate when performing art creation activities such as doodling. Researchers made use of fNIRS (functional near-infrared spectroscopy) technology for measuring blood flow in the regions of the brain associated with rewards while... http://www.ahealthblog.com/study-has-proven-that-doodling-can-help-make-you-happy.html
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Appetite Controlling Brain Cells Identified In Study

Appetite Controlling Brain Cells Identified In Study | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
The key brain cells controlling appetite have been identified in a study. Cells called tanycytes, which are located in the area of the brain that controls energy levels, detect nutrients in food we have eaten and pass the information directly on to the brain.[1] Tanycytes found in the brain... http://www.ahealthblog.com/appetite-controlling-brain-cells-identified-in-study.html
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Spinach Can Help Improve Cognitive Fitness

Spinach Can Help Improve Cognitive Fitness | Health and Fitness News | Scoop.it
Although kale and spinach are well known for helping to boost physical fitness, according to a study they could also help improve cognitive fitness.[1] 60 participants between the ages of 25 and 45 were recruited for the study, and the researchers discovered that study participants who were... http://www.ahealthblog.com/spinach-can-help-improve-cognitive-fitness.html
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