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Association Between Processed Meat Intake, Higher Colorectal Cancer Risk

 The Washington Post (5/23, Huget) “The Checkup” blog reports that, according to a study released today, “there’s convincing evidence that eating too much red meat and processed meat raises colorectal cancer risk and that consuming plenty of fiber in the form of plant-based foods reduces that risk.” The Continuous Update Project (CUP), produced by the… Read more »

Culprit of Acid Reflux may be eating too much

In a front-page story, Sacramento Bee (5/12, 1A, Creamer) reported that acid reflux is “on the rise in America, with 25 million people experiencing daily symptoms,” up from “15 million only a decade ago,” according to the American Gastroenterological Association. Moreover, another 60 million report having heartburn once a month. “Blame stress and an aging… Read more »