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Link Between High Dietary Fat, Cholesterol And Increased Risk Of Breast Cancer

Elevated fat and cholesterol levels found in a typical American-style diet play an important role in the growth and spread of breast cancer, say researchers at the Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson.

Read the article at http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/213073.php

Coffee May Help Protect Against Diabetes

Coffee, that morning elixir, may give us an early jump-start to the day, but numerous studies have shown that it also may be protective against type 2 diabetes. Yet no one has really understood why.

Read the article at http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/213665.php

Looking For A Healthy Beverage? Get Back To The Basics

Sports drinks and enhanced waters have become extremely popular among athletes and consumers who want to live a healthy lifestyle. Yet a growing body of evidence points to old-school beverages tea, coffee and low-fat or chocolate milk as the best elixirs for nutrition, health and workout recovery.

Read the article at http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/213689.php

Cheers! Drinking a pint of beer a day is GOOD for you, say experts

It’s a favourite pub tipple that has been blamed for ever expanding waistlines in the UK.

But drinking a pint of beer every day is good for your health, according to a surprising study.

Read the article at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1346765/Drinking-pint-beer-day-GOOD-say-researchers.html#ixzz1B0yQuJaE

Forget workplace stress, it’s the pressure of running a household that makes blood pressure soar

It is the perfect excuse to unplug the vacuum and put up your feet: housework can be bad for the heart.

Simple household chores from cleaning and cooking to carrying out repairs and budgeting can send stress levels – and blood pressure – soaring, research shows.

Read the article at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1346794/Forget-workplace-stress-pressure-running-household-makes-blood-pressure-soar.html#ixzz1B0yjyiS8

Zero-calorie wafers patented

A Polish academic has succeeded in winning a patent for a wafer that contains no calories the body can use.

Researcher Joanna Harasym said her newly protected idea means that zero-calorie wafers could be available to those who want to shed some pounds.

Read the article at http://www.hc2d.co.uk/content.php?contentId=17222

Porridge suggested for heart health

“Eating three portions of wholegrain foods such as porridge every day protects your heart by slashing blood pressure levels,” reported the Daily Express. It said this could be as effective as taking medication

Read the article at http://www.nhs.uk/news/2010/12December/Pages/porridge-and-cardiovascular-disease.aspx

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About the author: Larry Lewis
My name is Larry Lewis, Health & Wellness Life Coach, Founder of Healthy Lifestyles Living, contributor to the Huffington Post, recently featured in the Sunday Mail Newspaper and somebody who went from being an owner of a chain of gyms and fitness fanatic, to a visually impaired overweight and incredibly sick person. Read about my illness to wellness story.

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