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Posted by Manuela Boyle on 18 May 2021
Alcohol: Deadly love of alcohol Alcohol kills more Australians than illicit drugs and is involved in almost half of all drug-injury deaths, new data shows. The latest national coroner's report shows booze was the primary cause of 482 deaths and a contributing factor in 968 other fatalities. Alcohol killed more people than opioids (1423 deaths), benzodiazepines (1343), amphetamines (766) and cocaine (91), data from 2018 released by the National Coronial Information System shows. Professo...
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Posted by Manuela Boyle on 8 April 2021
Phytonutrients are plant-based chemicals available through a diet that includes whole grains, beans, fruits, vegetables, spices, and herbs. Research suggests that these bioactive compounds, which contribute to a plant's colour, taste, and smell, also have beneficial health effects. For example, flavonoids are compounds found in cocoa, apples, and green tea. Epidemiological studies have suggested a positive association between diets high in flavonoid-rich foods and cardiovascular health, w...
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Colon Health

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 19 March 2021
Colon Health
Just as diet can have a positive or negative impact on heart, brain and bone health, your colon's overall health can be affected by what you eat.
The colon is a crucial part of the digestive system, and many different conditions can cause it to work improperly. Some of these include inflammatory bowel diseases, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease; diverticular disease; irritable bowel syndrome; and colorectal cancer. Treatment for these conditions includes diet and lifest...
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In cancer, prevention is better and cheaper than cure

Posted by Manuela Boyle on 7 December 2020
In cancer, prevention is better and cheaper than cure
Approximately 15.5 million Americans have a history of cancer, with an estimated 1,688,780 new cases and 609,640 deaths annually. With 87% of diagnoses occurring in persons 50 years of age, cancer remains the second leading cause of death in the United States. Cancer's financial burden is often substantial during treatment phases and often worsens with improving prognoses. Cancer's direct medical costs in the United States exceed $80 billion and indirect costs of premature morbidity...
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