A low-carbohydrate vegan diet may reduce heart risk by 10 percent

A low-carbohydrate vegan diet may reduce heart risk by 10 percent

TORONTO, May 27 (UPI) --In addition to weight loss, a low-carbohydrate vegan diet may reduce the risk of heart disease by 10 percent over 10 years.
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Brandy performs show in front of 40 people in S. Africa

Brandy performs show in front of 40 people in S. Africa

SOWETO, South Africa, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Brandy walked off stage after singing two songs at a South African show because about 40 people were in a 90,000-seat stadium, the New York Daily News said.

Canadian bishop sues blogger

HAMILTON, Ontario, May 1 (UPI) -- An Anglican bishop in Canada has asked a court to ban a blogger from satirical posts that portray him as everything from an underwear fetishist to an atheist.

Older bikers opt for third wheel

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Group: Why drill in ANWR?

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- With most of the oil- and gas-rich North Slope of Alaska available for drilling, an advocacy group questioned why more was needed.

Not enough fish to meet health advisories

TORONTO, March 17 (UPI) -- If everyone increased their fish consumption 2 to 3 times as recommended for health benefits, the world would run out of fish, Canadian researchers said.

Fish oil may help some, but harm others

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Study finds diet reduces cholesterol

TORONTO, March 8 (UPI) -- A Canadian study finds that diet can be as effective as drugs in lowering cholesterol.

'Ape diet' equals cholesterol drugs

TORONTO, Ontario, July 25 (UPI) -- A diet composed of specific plant foods can lower cholesterol as effectively as conventional drug treatment, Canadian researchers have discovered.

Civilization: 'Boulevard of Broken Dreams'

WASHINGTON, May 28 (UPI) -- If you're addicted to romantic melancholy, you can find a fix almost anywhere. Mine came after I had the pleasure of watching Tony Bennett (Anthony Benedetto) and his quartet perform at the Sons of Italy Foundation awards banquet last week. The show wa

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Soy, omega 3s improve artery health

TORONTO, July 25 (UPI) -- Two new studies give more reason to dish up the soy protein and omega 3 fatty acids because researchers have found soy can lower cholesterol and omega 3s improve arterial elasticity.

Homeland security: Parts 1 through 5

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USA snowboarders sweep medals

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- An Olympic winning streak ended Monday, another continued and a collection of American snowboarders achieved something that had been done only once before by at

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David Jenkins
NIA2002012113 - NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK, Jan. 21, (UPI) -- U.S. Coast Guard Boatswain's Mate Third Class David Jenkins scans the Canadian border for any suspicious activity while on patrol along the Niagara River in Niagara, New York, Jan. 21, 2002. Jenkins' is working on a Border Patrol boat with two other Border Patrol agents in an effort to increase border security between the U.S./ Canada border since the events of Sept. 11th. cc/cc/Chris Corder UPI

Jenkins was educated at Edinburgh Academy, where he excelled at sport. He started off as Scottish 100/200/400 Champion, followed by his first of 6 AAA's 400metre titles. Also In 1971, still aged only nineteen, Jenkins won the 400 meters at the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki

In 1975 he was United States of America 400 metre champion, with his fastest time of his career 44.93 which was a British record at the time.

In 1978 he won a gold medal competing for Scotland at the Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Canada in the 4 x 100 m relay, alongside Cameron Sharp, Allan Wells and Drew McMaster.

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