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Milk may increase prostate cancer risk

If you grew up in the 50’s to 70’s, chances are you heard the constant refrain of “drink your milk, it’s good for your bones.” Starting in the 1930’s, dairy companies started adding vitamins to milk as well as it began to become a morning breakfast staple. For those of us over 45, milk was always there. Along with Apple Jacks, SugarCrisp and all those other sugary cereals we wouldn’t go near today! Some new research indicates that milk can also increase the risk of prostate cancer. The new study comes out of Loma Linda University in California. They conducted a long-term study to investigate the links between diet, lifestyle and disease focused on members in the Seventh-day adventist church. And that’s not the only study. Another was done in 2016 by the American Cancer Association. The advantage with studying this particular group of men is that around 40% of

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Healthy Recipes

Plant-Powered Queso

Inspired by: Clean Food Dirty Girl’s 5- Minute Instant Pot Cheesy Sauce Spicy, creamy and totally cheesy, you won’t believe this queso is vegan and veggie based! You will never need another Queso recipe. This is the one. INGREDIENTS 2 cups peeled and chopped potatoes (or about 3 medium-sized potatoes) 1 cup chopped carrots (1 large carrot) 1 small onion, chopped 3-4 cloves fresh garlic, peeled and roughly chopped 1 tsp ground turmeric, or 1 Tbsp chopped turmeric root if available 2 cups vegetable stock or water 1⁄2 cup soaked and drained raw cashews (or substitute 1⁄4 cup sunflower seeds or 1⁄4 cup ground flax seed) 1⁄2 cup nutritional yeast 1-2 tsp hot sauce or 1⁄4 teaspoon cayenne powder 1 tsp salt Serves 10. Nutritional information per serving: Calories 64; Fat 1.5g; Carbohydrates 9.5g; Protein 4.6g DIRECTIONS Soak cashews in hot water for 15-20 minutes, drain, rinse and set aside.

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Health benefits of blue cheese

An ancient cheese, unlike some mass-produced cheeses, blue cheese has some excellent health benefits. Let’s take a look! It’s called blue cheese because of the molds that grow in it; they’re blue in colour. This is the bacteria present in all cheeses and in this case, a special kind that makes that colour. There are various kinds like Roquefort, Danablu, Gorgonzola and Blue Stilton. Blue cheese is low in calories yet is full of various nutrients that are essential for our body Good for the heart Blue cheese has been shown to reduce cholesterol and help reduce the risks of cardiovascular disease. But like all foods, don’t over-indulge! Fights Arthritis Research has shown that the molds in blue cheese have very powerful anti-arthritis benefits as it fights inflammation in the body. If you have arthritis, blue cheese can help fight it as well as prevent it. Fights Osteoporosis As we

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