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Are Multivitamins Worth the Money?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nowadays, there seems to be a pill for everything, and multivitamins are getting a reputation of being a quick fix for nutrition and overall healthy living. But University of Cincinnati Physicians ...

Feb 04, 2010
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Omega-6 PUFAs and risk of cardiovascular disease

A new Science Advisory report from the American Heart Association recommends that omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), as found in vegetable oils, nuts and seeds, are beneficial when part of a heart-healthy eating ...

Jan 30, 2009
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US replaces food pyramid with 'healthy plate'

The US government on Thursday ditched its two-decade old "pyramid" model for healthy eating and introduced a new plate symbol half-filled with fruits and vegetables to urge better eating habits.

Jun 02, 2011
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1 in 4 Palestinian children goes without breakfast

The eating habits of children and adolescents are studied in one of the Abstracts published Online by The Lancet, with the disturbing findings that one in four children miss breakfast, one in 10 is anaemic, and one in 17 ...

Jul 01, 2010
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Study shows parents back junk-food ban in schools

(PhysOrg.com) -- The issues surrounding children being overweight or obese plague society. In fact, the prevalence of these rates has tripled in the past three decades. But the University of Alberta's Paul ...

Sep 28, 2009
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Partnership unveils healthcare robot coach: Autom

PCH International is partnering with Intuitive Automata to create and bring to market what the two are calling a "healthcare robot coach." They have named it Autom (a homophone of autumn). The purpose of ...

Oct 22, 2012 report
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Peer pressure can keep you healthy

Hanging out with healthy friends could be the best way to keep fit. A study of 3610 Australian women, published in BioMed Central's open access International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity found that p ...

Dec 06, 2010
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Stress, heart disease not exclusive to football coaches

(PhysOrg.com) -- It's impossible to know, unless you're Urban Meyer or one of his doctors, what exactly caused the two-time college football championship winner to see-saw decisions about his prestigious professional career ...

Dec 30, 2009
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