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LA's fast food ban fails to curb obesity; access to healthy, nutritious food is the solution

By Duncan: (NaturalNews) Some are calling the initiative a failure, and others say it's definitely a step in the right direction. Taking any action that will begin sending a better message about the food we eat is a good idea. The obesity rates in South Los Angeles grew by 12 percent over three years despite an innovative ban on new fast food restaurants.

Nutritional education can help breast cancer patients prevent recurrences

By Lilley: (NaturalNews) It's been said that knowledge is power.

For many breast cancer patients in Brazil, such words ring true, as researchers discovered that providing them with nutritional information may play a role in preventing a recurrence of the disease. In Brazil, where the five-year survival rate is only 58.4 percent, the finding is considered an especially important way of raising health awareness and, ultimately, helping to keep the cancer at bay.(1)