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PMJ Editorial Claim Mediterranean Diet Good for Tackling Obesity Issues

Obesity has become one of the major health concerns today globally. However, some of the leading doctors have mentioned in the Postgraduate Medical Journal that they believe that Mediterranean diet can quickly reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. The doctors also mentioned that the diet is helpful not just to tackle obesity and other health risks associated with it, but also to cut down weight in a natural way. The official NHS advice is to focus on the calorie intake that will help obese people to tackle obesity issues in the right way.

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Postpone Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s with High Fat Diet

While high fat diet is not recommended for good health, but Danish researchers have come up with a new study where high fat diet has helped in postponing brain ageing. This is quite a contrast because their research study has proved that brain related diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s can be postponed if the patient is put on high fat diet. Professor Vilhelm Bohr from the Centre for Healthy Aging at the University of Copenhagen and the National Institute of Health mentioned that their study clearly concludes that high fat diet works to benefit the brain and it can keep the brain ageing issues at bay for a long time.

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Obesity Induces The Colon For Cancer

A study carried out by the National Institute of Health (NIH) found out that obesity, rather than diet, was the main cause of change in colon which can lead to colorectal cancer. The study was done on mice in the NIH. The research was led by Paul Wade, Ph.D., and Thomas Eling, Ph.D., scientists at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of NIH, and was first published in on the 1st of April, in an online journal that goes by the name of “Cell Metabolism.”

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Disorganized Patches Suggest Prenatal Origin Of Autism

Researchers have found evidence, which suggests that autism might have prenatal roots, seconding theories, which were believed earlier. A study by a team of medical practitioners has successfully revealed the prenatal origins of autism and its’ possible detection before birth even.

The study, which was conducted on a number of post mortem brain tissues of children, within the age group of 2-15 years of age, was analyzed by eminent doctors.

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The 3 Food Science Trends of 2014 You Need to Know About

Food isn’t just something you put in your body; it’s an entire bubble of multi-million pound industries which turn what could be a practical, dull part of everybody’s day into something special.  So, with 2014 well underway, we’ve scoured the internet to try to find some of the most interesting, unique food-y trends that are sure to catch your eye and tantalise your taste buds this year. It appears as though this year will be a year for real science innovation in food, so here are our favourite three science and technology innovations in food to appear this year.

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