The Healthiest Fruit

All fruit isn’t created equal when it comes to preventing diabetes. A Harvard University study that tracked the diets of more than 185,000 people over 12 years shows that eating strawberries, oranges, peaches, plums, and apricots has no impact on a person’s likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes. But grapes, apples, grapefruit, and blueberries do help ward off the disease. […]

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Rising Obesity

Obese person sitting on chair

A new University of Washington study has found that 2.1 billion people worldwide are overweight or obese. Here’s a snapshot of the percentage of people who fall in those categories around the world:   Saudi Arabia – 69.4% U.S. – 67.4% Germany – 61.1% China – 28.3% India – 19.5%

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Pesticides and IVF

Women who are trying to get pregnant through IVF (in vitro fertilization) are finding that if they eat too many fruits and vegetables that are sprayed with pesticides might be the reason they can’t conceive. A study of Pesticides and IVF was conducted on 325 women trying to conceive.  They were given questionnaires to fill out with the information regarding […]

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