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Entries from October 17th, 2016

Plant-based Diet and Osteoarthritis (DJD)

September 12th, 2015 · Naturopathic News

A study recently published in the journal Arthritis suggests that a plant-based diet may reduce joint pain and improve functional status in osteoarthritis patients.  This six-week, prospective randomized open-label study (n=40) looked at the effects of a whole-foods, plant-based diet as compared with a control omnivorous diet on self-reported symptoms and measures of functional status […]

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Antidepressant Use and Breast Cancer Risk

September 12th, 2015 · Naturopathic News

Depression and antidepressant use have each been hypothesized to increase breast cancer risk, yet previous studies have not considered these factors together.  A new prospective study, including data from a cohort of 77,482 women enrolled in the Nurses’ Health Study, looking at both factors together has found that use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) […]

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Diet Soda and Abdominal Obesity

September 12th, 2015 · Naturopathic News

According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society people over age 65 who drink diet soda daily are much more likely to gain abdominal fat

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