Gluten-free diets are becoming increasingly popular, with gluten-free options available in most restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and health stores. But exactly what is gluten and do we need to avoid it? Here we look at the difference between coeliac disease, gluten intolerance or simply choosing to be gluten-free to help you understand what gluten means for you.
A Brigham and Women's Hospital study challenges the theory that women who eat less meat may lower their risk of breast cancer.
For many years it has been thought that meat consumption is associated with breast cancer. Earlier studies reported that higher intakes of meat and eggs were linked with a higher incidence of breast cancer (Gray et al. 1979).
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