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Study: Switching From Soda To Water Can Help You Lose 14 Pounds A Year

Replacing soda with water will help you lose 14 pounds a year, a new study has found. The average American drinks 150 calories from soda each day but 40 percent of the population consumes between 300 and 800, much more than average.

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Study: Metabolism Speeds Up Just 8 Days After Stopping High Fructose Corn Syrup

Professor Jean-Marc Schwartz at Touro University in California found that removing fructose can improve your health in only eight days. Fructose is found in 75 percent of packaged food and drinks, it is converted into fat instead of digesting which adds extra weight to the body. One way to ditch HFCS is by avoiding flavored […]

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Obesity, Inactivity May Outpace Smoking In Risk For Death From Cancer

Many believe family history is the main determinant of their cancer risk. They’re wrong. Today, over 50% of cancers can be attributable to lifestyle choices including your diet and activity, and may soon become the number one cause.

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RECORD: Two Billion People Around the World Are Now Obese

Over a quarter of the planet’s population is suffering from fat-related health problems, a stunning report warns. And four million people died in 2015 as a direct result of being overweight and struck by cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other killer conditions.

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Modern Food Production Killing Us and the Planet

Growing environmental, climate and health problems can be traced back to modern food production, including rising obesity and disease. Conventional, chemical and energy-intensive farming is also depleting fresh water supplies, while toxic agricultural chemicals pollute air, soil and waterways, thereby threatening the entire food chain from top to bottom.

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Kellogg’s Spent Millions in Efforts to Censor Sugar Warnings On Cereals

Kellogg’s has been attacked many times for putting too much sugar in its breakfast cereals advertised to children. A new report reveals how the conglomerate and other large companies have spent millions to undermine policies to curb sugar levels in foods.

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Alarming Study: More Young People Having Strokes

A growing number of younger U.S. adults are being hospitalized for strokes, and a new study suggests that’s at least in part because more of them have risk factors like high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes.

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