Frequent Consumption of Fruit Improves Female Fertility

Women who ate fruit less than 3 times per day, when compared to those who consumed 3 or more servings, had a significantly increased risk of infertility. This retrospective study from Australia also found women who consumed no fast food had a 41% reduced risk of infertility. Interestingly, consumption of green leafy vegetables seemingly had no…

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Are They Really “Happy” Meals?

According to an analysis of the 2011-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) more than a third of U.S. children 2-19 years old consumed fast food on a daily basis. Greater than 12 percent of their daily calories came from fast food, and the percentage increased with age. PositiveTip: Avoid eating fast food for better…

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Beware of Eating Out

You probably could have guessed this! Eating meals at fast-food and full-service eateries is associated with more calories, sugar, total fat, saturated fat and sodium. This study included over 9400 children and teens. When eating at fast-food places teens consumed 309 more calories and children 128 more per meal, and when at full-service restaurants 267 and 160,…

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Is Fast Food Related to Asthma Symptoms?

An international study of 50,000 radomly selected children living in 20 countries has revealed that the consumption of fresh fruit, fruit juice, and cooked green vegetables three or more times per week, as well as fish may significantly lower the prevalence of wheezing. The antioxidants in fruits and vegetables have protective effects on the immune…

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