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Fitter People Have Greatly Reduced Chance Of Developing Lung And Colorectal Cancers, Says New Study

A new study has shown that a higher level of fitness is associated with a dramatic reduction in risk of developing lung and colorectal cancers. Photo credit: Getty royalty-free. Getty We all know that being physically fit reduces the risk of numerous diseases including heart disease, obesity and various types of cancer, but new work done… Read More »

High intake of dietary fiber and whole grains associated with reduced risk of non-communicable diseases

People who eat higher levels of dietary fibre and whole grains have lower rates of non-communicable diseases compared with people who eat lesser amounts, while links for low glycaemic load and low glycaemic index diets are less clear. Observational studies and clinical trials conducted over nearly 40 years reveal the health benefits of eating at… Read More »

Risk Of Premature Birth Is Reduced With Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Researchers have found a reduction in premature birth risk with an increased intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids intake while pregnant. With approximately 15 million babies born too early annually, premature birth is a major global health concern. Premature birth is the number 1 cause of death for under 5 year old children worldwide,… Read More »