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    CLIF Builder’s, the great tasting high-protein bar, revealed the results of a new survey today showing that most Americans are unsure of how much protein they need on a daily basis, even though they know other essential health and fitness facts like how much water to drink and how often they should exercise....
     
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    Low-carb diets boost weight loss and vascular health
    A just-released study from Johns Hopkins University has found that dieters that followed a low-carb diet like the Atkins Diet, shed more weight than those on a low-fat diet –10 lbs. more in six months – and that the low-carb group lost more abdominal fat overall.  A key finding was the lack...
     
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    The College of American Pathologists Partners with CollabRx to Provide Decision Support Tools to Patients
    No one wants to hear the words, "you have colon cancer." For patients diagnosed with an advanced form of the disease, these words can be particularly devastating. The five-year survival rate can be a little as 6 percent. The top-of-mind question becomes, "Which treatment or clinical trial will work for...
     
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    Survey also finds consumer confidence remains steady at 84 percent
    Sixty-nine percent of US adults take dietary supplements according to a survey commissioned by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association. Conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs, the survey indicates an upward trend in dietary supplement consumption, as...
     
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    Peanuts already the #1 nut consumed in the US
    A major new study titled "Red Meat Consumption and Mortality" concludes that red meat is associated with a thirteen percent increased risk of death and substitution of other healthy protein sources for red meat lowers mortality risk, with nuts being the top choice. Over half the nuts eaten in the US are...
     
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    The team that taught consumers how to call out greenwashing is now launching the Leanwashing Index. The new tool at LeanwashingIndex.com allows users to post and rate advertising, packaging or any other food and fitness marketing that makes health claims. Consumers are already calling out what they see...
     
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    Hormone Experts offer Solution to the Top Food Sensitivities Plaguing Your Health
    In honor of National Nutrition Month, the physicians of BodyLogicMD urge you to take a closer look at your diet. Sure, you eat right, you exercise and you visit your doctor at least once a year, but despite your best efforts – your stomach is always upset and your waistline will not shrink. The mystery of...
     
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    Many Americans Lack Magnesium, Sulfur and Sulfate; One Solution from Experts: Soaking in Epsom Salt
    Many Americans are deficient in magnesium, sulfur and sulfate, experts say. It's a problem that causes a variety of health issues that could be prevented with small changes to diet and behavior, including frequent soaks in Epsom salt. A lack of magnesium, for instance, can contribute to high blood pressure,...
     
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    Expert advice from Dr. Judith Black, medical director for Senior Markets at Highmark Inc.
    Americans are living longer and are in better physical condition than their predecessors because today's senior citizens are more aware of the need to remain physically active into their "Golden Years." Whether you are a senior yourself or you are looking for ways to help the seniors in your life live...
     
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    Affecting approximately 8 million Americans, peripheral artery disease (PAD) can lead to heart attack, stroke, amputation and death.  PAD occurs when arteries in the legs become narrowed or clogged with fatty deposits, reducing blood flow to the legs.  This can result in leg muscle pain when walking,...