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Do diet drinks lead to dementia and stroke?

8th June 2017 / Stephanie Fade

Artificial sweeteners, Bite sized science, dementia, diet drinks, stroke
  Do artificially sweetened or diet drinks lead to dementia and stroke? The short answer is “no” but this is not what a recent newspaper headlines might lead you to believe. The headlines relate to a US study. The researchers used something called a “food frequency questionnaire” to look at the diets of a large

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Dairy Foods: Dangerous or Marvellous

18th January 2017 / Stephanie Fade

Balanced diet, Dairy foods, bones, calcium, cancer, diabetes, diary foods, heart disease, stroke
  There are a lot of scare stories in the media and on the internet about dairy foods. Concerns have been raised about hormones increasing the risk of cancer and about antibiotic resistance. Hormones are used in some countries to stimulate higher milk yields, but this is not allowed in the EU/UK. Hormones may be prescribed

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