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Whole food diet may help prevent colon cancer (Checked For You)

A diet that includes plenty of colorful vegetables and fruits may contain compounds that can stop colon cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases in pigs, according to an international team of researchers. Understanding how these compounds work on a molecular level could be an initial step toward finding treatments for people with cancer, they added. “What we are learning is that ...

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Mango, fresh: Food composition for 100 grams

What follows is a summary of the nutritional composition of 100 grams of… Mango, fresh Calories, vitamins, minerals, fiber, fat, etc. Energy (kcal) – 63.7 Energy (kJ) – 270 Water (g) – 83.2 Protein (g) – 0.62 Protein, crude (g) – 0.62 Carbohydrate (g) – 13.5 Fat (g) – 0.31 Sugars (g) – 11.3 Starch (g) – 0.3 Dietary fibres ...

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Nestle, JD launch family nutrition smart speaker (Checked For You)

Global food and beverage leader Nestlé has recently partnered with China’s online retail leader JD to launch China’s first AI family nutrition smart speaker. The device – Nestlé XiaoAI – is the first attempt that Nestle has carried out in conversational interface, which combines smart speaker technology with nutrition and health knowledge. Nestlé XiaoAI is built on JD’s best-selling DingDong ...

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Jujube… 6 benefits that would surprise you!

– Helps in cases of insomnia and stress. It is a fruit that’s rich in flavonoids and in “Jujuboside A” which is transferred to the brain in order to help insomnia and anxiety. – Strengthens the immune system. It is a great help to the immune system due to its impressive high content of vitamin C. – Protects the liver. ...

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Here’s how chia seeds help reduce your appetite

A natural appetite suppressant: Chia seeds play an important role in regulating appetite and controlling weight. This is due to their gelatinous properties which allow them, when in contact with a liquid, to inflate and turn into gel, a phenomenon that generates a sense of satiety that can last longer. Beneficial for bone health: Chia seeds are very rich in ...

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Checked For You: High carb diet worse than high fat

Health experts have controversially called for an overhaul of dietary guidelines after a large international study found a diet high in carbohydrate is associated with greater risk of premature death, not a diet high in fat. A study of more than 135,000 people from 18 countries, published in the respected medical journal “The Lancet”, found diets high in carbohydrates were ...

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