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Soy and Soy Milk: Is it Really All Doom and Gloom?

Soy and Soy Milk: Is it Really All Doom and Gloom?

The soybean is an annual legume within the pea family. It contains edible seeds that are a rich source of complete protein (complete protein contains all the essential amino acids our body requires for good health). In the United States, the majority of soybean crops are genetically modified for resistance against

1. Take The Aerobic Advantage

Aerobic fitness is a life-changing gift you can give yourself—one that affects every system of your body. The word “aerobic” means needing oxygen for activity, and aerobic exercise provides that oxygen.
Aerobic fitness is also called cardiovascular fitness, which is measured two ways: 1) the amount of oxygen in blood that

CLA Supplements May Not Be Worth It

Q. Do conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) supplements offer benefits?A. Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), found naturally in meat and milk, is a polyunsaturated fatty acid that’s growing in popularity as a dietary supplement. Some supplement manufacturers make exuberant claims that CLA can help you lose weight, build muscle, and even fight

Coffee Comes Of Age, With A New Look At Java’s Many Health Perks

If you?re a coffee drinker, you may be feeling vindicated these days. For years, the news about coffee vacillated between negative and neutral, while tea got all the disease-prevention attention. But a flurry of new research suggests that coffee offers health perks that may protect against a number of diseases.

Walking Boosts Survival After Breast Cancer

Women who are physically active after being diagnosed with breast cancer?especially those with stage 3 disease and those with estrogen-sensitive tumors?are likely to live longer than inactive women.   As part of the Nurses? Health Study, researchers compared 2,987 women diagnosed with stage 1, 2 or 3 breast cancer and assessed

Research Roundup

    ?  A vitamin B12 deficiency may accelerate bone loss in older women, suggest new findings from the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures. Of 83 women aged 65 and older, those with the lowest B12 levels lost bone mass from the hip at a rate of 1.6% a year, compared to

Is There a Fat Link to Breast Cancer? New Clues to an Old Debate

Q. Does a high-fat diet increase my risk of breast cancer? I?ve heard conflicting information. A. Though a link between dietary fat and breast cancer has long been suspected, long-term population studies have generally failed to find fat to be a contributing factor. But that could be because the type of

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