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Unveiling the Surprising Impact of Common Food Preservatives on Gut Health

In the modern era of food production, preservatives play a crucial role in extending the shelf life of various products. From sodium benzoate to calcium propionate, these additives work to stave off microbial growth and maintain freshness. However, recent research sheds light on a lesser-known consequence of these preservatives: their potential impact on the delicate […]

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Breakthrough Study Reveals Ketogenic Diets’ Potential in Managing Genetic Kidney Disease

In a groundbreaking clinical trial, researchers from UC Santa Barbara and several other German institutions have unveiled promising findings regarding the impact of ketogenic diets on Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). The study challenges the conventional belief that PKD, a genetic condition causing progressive kidney damage, is unaffected by lifestyle, particularly diet. Led by Dr. Thomas

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Can Coconut Oil Melt Away the Pounds?

In the quest for effective weight management, the debate around coconut oil’s potential benefits continues to capture attention. A recent game-changing study dives deep into the impact of coconut oil consumption on shedding those stubborn pounds. Let’s review the findings and discover if coconut oil holds the key to a trimmer waistline. The Investigation Unveiled:

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New Study Reveals Surprising Effects of Gluten on Weight and Inflammation

Gluten, a protein commonly found in wheat, rye, and barley, is a significant part of the diets in many western countries. Recent research has uncovered some intriguing insights into how gluten affects our bodies, particularly when it comes to weight gain and inflammation. Researchers delved into the impact of gluten on a type of inflammation

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Science Says You Can Over-Indulge a Pizza Once in a While, Your Body Can Take It

Researchers with the Centre for Nutrition, Exercise, and Metabolism at the University of Bath compared the body effects of eating until you are comfortably full to eating until you cannot manage another bite. The good news is that the trial volunteers, who consumed almost twice as much pizza when pushing beyond their usual limits, doubling

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Eat Potatoes to… Build Muscles?

You didn’t expect this, didn’t you? But a new study suggests potatoes might become a valuable source of proteins in muscle-building regimens. The findings are reported in the journal Nutrients, and fit well with the present trend of switching to non-animal derived sources of proteins. Truth be told, the research was funded by the Alliance

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