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Vitamin D deficiency is associated with obesity irrespective of age, latitude, cut-offs to define vitamin D deficiency.
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PMID:  Obes Rev. 2015 Apr ;16(4):341-9. Epub 2015 Feb 17. PMID: 25688659 Abstract Title:  Obesity and vitamin D deficiency: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Abstract:  Over the past decade, there have been an increasing number of studies on the association between vitamin D deficiency and anthropometric state. However, we did not identify any meta-analyses of […]

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Africa begins countdown to being polio free as Nigeria marks 3 years without disease
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Africa has gone three years without a case of wild polio being detected, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, a significant milestone in the quest to eradicate the disease.

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The science behind Jackson Pollock's painting technique
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American painter Jackson Pollock is remembered for his abstract-expressionist art and “drip technique.” But researchers who studied his work wanted to take a deeper look at the science behind his art.

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Metabolic syndrome prevalence was 25% and was significantly associated with a pro-inflammatory diet.
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PMID:  J Hum Nutr Diet. 2019 Oct 11. Epub 2019 Oct 11. PMID: 31602707 Abstract Title:  Metabolic syndrome and its association with the Dietary Inflammatory Index (DII)in a Croatian working population. Abstract:  BACKGROUND: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a global public health concern, although its association with the inflammatory potential of the diet is still indefinite. […]

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Science may have found the secret to a better, and more sustainable, espresso coffee shot
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Espresso is one of the most popular ways to drink coffee, but it’s also the most complicated to make.

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Mushroom polysaccharide lentinan for treating different types of cancers: A review of 12 years clinical studies in China.
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PMID:  Prog Mol Biol Transl Sci. 2019 ;163:297-328. Epub 2019 Apr 4. PMID: 31030752 Abstract Title:  Mushroom polysaccharide lentinan for treating different types of cancers: A review of 12 years clinical studies in China. Abstract:  Lentinula edodes has been used to improve general health for thousands of years in Asia. It is the second largest […]

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Isothiocyanate from broccoli, sulforaphane, and its properties.
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PMID:  J Med Food. 2019 Feb ;22(2):121-126. Epub 2018 Oct 27. PMID: 30372361 Abstract Title:  Isothiocyanate from Broccoli, Sulforaphane, and Its Properties. Abstract:  Sulforaphane is an isothiocyanate occurring in stored form as glucoraphanin in cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, cauliflower, and kale, and at high levels in broccoli especially in broccoli sprouts. Glucoraphanin requires the […]

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In a healthy middle aged population with normal BMD, an increase in plant food consumption, either alone or in combination with a diet containing meat, is associated with improved bone mineralisation markers.
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PMID:  J Nutr Health Aging. 2020 ;24(4):388-397. PMID: 32242206 Abstract Title:  Increased Consumption of Plant Foods Is Associated with Increased Bone Mineral Density. Abstract:  OBJECTIVES: To determine the relationship between plant food consumption and bone mineral density (BMD) in a healthy population when age, gender, BMI and physical activity are accounted for.DESIGN: Cross-sectional study.SETTING: Participants […]

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This study suggested possible causality between BPA exposure and childhood obesity.
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PMID:  Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Jul 15 ;16(14). Epub 2019 Jul 15. PMID: 31311074 Abstract Title:  The Association between Bisphenol A Exposure and Obesity in Children-A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis. Abstract:  Bisphenol A (BPA) is an environmental chemical that has adverse effects on health, probably causing childhood obesity. However, this association remains […]

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