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Antioxidants Reduce Risk for All-Cause Mortality

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Antioxidants from fruits and vegetables lower the risk for premature death, according to a review published in Advances in Nutrition. Researchers reviewed 41 studies that compared mortality with dietary patterns, including antioxidant consumption rates. Results showed higher concentrations of antioxidants, including vitamin C, lycopene, beta-carotene, and selenium, were associated with lower risk for all-cause mortality, compared to lower concentrations of…

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Can You Eat Too Much Fruit?

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Does the threshold for toxicity of fructose apply to fruit or just to added industrial sugars such as sucrose and high fructose corn syrup? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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G-BOMBS: 6 Anti-Cancer Foods to Eat Every Day

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Reduce cancer risk with nutritional excellence — for instance, you can always reduce your risk of developing lung cancer by quitting smoking at any point before cancer begins. Likewise, you can reduce your risk of a variety of cancers with nutritional excellence, even if it is too late to maximally protect yourself against cancer at an advanced age. Even people…

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Best Food for the Common Cold

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Compared to bananas, does eating kiwifruit decrease the incidence and severity of upper respiratory tract infections? Read full article: https://nutritionfacts.org/2018/01/25/best-food-for-the-common-cold/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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The 5 colors of foods you should eat every day

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You’ve probably heard of “eating the rainbow.” But did you know that there’s real science behind it? It turns out that along with the pigments that give fruits and vegetables their color—turning tomatoes red, kale green, and oranges orange—come a huge array of unique vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytochemicals. Red, orange, green, purple, and white fruits and vegetables each offer…

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