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6 Easy Tips to Help Keep Anxiety & Depression Away

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Anxiety and depression are unfortunately on the rise, not only in adults but children and teens as well. Scientists are now beginning to recognize how important the correlation of food and brain function are. Certain medications may help keep anxiety under control, however many want to find more natural ways to deal with anxiety. Certified Nutritional Health Counselor, Sara Siskind…

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Fiber Reduces Risk of Death from Colon Cancer

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Fiber reduces the risk of dying from colorectal cancer, according to a new study published in JAMA Oncology. As part of Harvard’s Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-Up Study, researchers looked at 1,575 participants with colorectal cancer and analyzed their diets and risk for mortality. For every 5 grams of fiber added to their diets, the risk of dying…

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Healthy Gut from Eating Plants Prevents Chronic Diseases

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A diet high in fiber from plant-based foods can enhance the activity and composition of the gut microbiota. According to a recent article published in Practical Diabetology, a diet high in whole grains, legumes, fruits, and vegetables can reduce inflammation and prevent obesity and diabetes by enhancing the growth of healthy bacteria. A diet high in fat and animal products…

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