Diet Soda Is Not The Answer

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If you believe that drinking diet soda will help you lose or keep weight off, you should think again.  A group of researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health examined national patterns in adult diet beverage consumption.  They found that overweight and obese adults who drink diet beverages just end up consuming more […]

Have You Ever Heard of Mesothelioma?

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Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer that develops from cells of the mesothelium, which is the protective lining that covers many of the internal organs of the body. The most common area affected is the pleura (the outer lining of the lungs and internal chest wall), but it also occurs in the peritoneum (the lining of […]

Want to Feel Better? Try Eliminating Gluten

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How did tennis pro Novak Djokovic go from being a good player in 2010 to a seemingly unbeatable player in 2011?  Lots of people including all the top-rated competitors he is beating on a regular basis were wondering too.  Perhaps it was because his nutritionist advised him to eliminate gluten from his diet. In TurboCharged, we […]

A Large Waistline is Hazardous to Your Health

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The Mayo Clinic did a large study involving almost 16,000 people from five countries around the world.  They found that people with coronary artery disease who had large waistlines were at more than twice the risk of dying.  Even those with a modestly enlarged belly showed the same risk and some of these people  had a […]

Is Obesity Becoming Normal?

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Following a trend which started here in the United States, the World Health Organization (WHO), issued a new obesity report for Europe.  They looked at obesity levels in the 53 countries that comprise the European Region and found the results disturbing saying that up to 27 percent of 13-year-olds and 33 percent of 11-year-olds are […]