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Low-Carb Diet Decreases Heart Disease Risk Trumps Low-Fat Option

September 8, 2014

Low-Carb Diet Decreases Heart Disease Risk Trumps Low-Fat Option A low-carbohydrate diet may be better than a low-fat diet for losing weight and reducing risks for cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to an article published in the September 2 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. Lydia A. Bazzano, MD, PhD, MPH, from the Department of Epidemiology at […]

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Probiotics Help Prevent Obesity While Improving Health

August 20, 2014

Can Probiotics Help Prevent Obesity? In a recent study, researchers at Vanderbilt tested to see if probiotics help prevent obesity by using a bacteria that can produce a “therapeutic compound” in the gut. The results showed that it stopped weight gain, insulin resistance and other health complications. Past research has demonstrated that probiotics help prevent […]

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