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Can Weight Loss Surgery Lower Cancer Risk?

In 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 13 types of cancer were linked to obesity. Now, two recent studies presented at the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Annual Meeting have found that bariatric surgery—commonly called weight loss surgery—is linked with reduced cancer risk among those who are overweight… Read More »

Nutrients from food, not supplements, linked to lower risks of death, cancer

Adequate intake of certain nutrients is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality when the nutrient source is foods, but not supplements, according to a new study. There was no association between dietary supplement use and a lower risk of death. In addition, excess calcium intake was linked to an increased risk of cancer death,… Read More »

High blood pressure: This tasty and creamy snack can help to lower your reading

High blood pressure, or hypertension, can lead to serious health problems if left untreated, such as heart attacks and strokes. Blood pressure can be lowered by making dietary changes, including cutting down on salt  and foods high in saturated fat. As well as cutting down on unhealthy foods, it may be worth adding foods to… Read More »