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Health News on January 16, 2011

14 foods that deliver research-documented benefits to health
Trying to incorporate more nutritious foods into your diet? An article in the January issue of a magazine has listed 14 foods that deliver research-documented benefits to health. ANI

'Junk food firm, slimming group' tie-ups 'cashing in on obesity epidemic'
Health experts have slammed partnerships between Nestle and Jenny Craig, McDonald's and Weight Watchers, and Domino's Pizza and the weight-loss show 'The Biggest Loser' for trying to make brands famous for selling burgers, fries and lollies appear more healthy. ANI

Resistance exercise beneficial for cardiovascular health
A new research has shown that resistance training has some similar effects as aerobic exercise in lowering a person's blood pressure. he research was conducted in the College of Health Sciences' Department of Health, Leisure and Exercise Science at Appalachian State University. ANI

Cigarette smoke causes 'genetic damage within minutes after inhaling'
Scientists have warned that smoking begins to cause genetic damage within minutes-not years-after inhalation into the lungs. ANI

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