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January 15, 2019

Nutrition Could Cut The Number Of Premature Deaths From Cardiovascular Disease, Study Finds

NEWS At least half of all premature cardiovascular disease deaths could be prevented by better nutrition such as by increasing consumption of whole grains and omega-3 […]
January 14, 2019

Endurance Exercise Maximizes Impact Of Vitamins C & D On Metabolic Syndrome

NEWS Vitamin C and D consumption can alleviate metabolic syndrome, while combining supplementation with exercise maximizes the impact against the condition, say researchers in Iran. COMMENT […]
January 11, 2019

Choline May Help Fight Alzheimer’s Disease Across Generations

NEWS A new study with mice has found that the beneficial effects of supplementation with choline, a B vitamin, appear to be transgenerational. Researchers found the […]
January 10, 2019

New Study Supports Omega-3’s Birth Weight Benefits For Babies

NEWS Consumption of fish oil omega-3s during the third trimester of pregnancy may prolong gestation and increase the birth weights of newborns, according to a new […]
January 9, 2019

Vitamin C Status Linked To Vitamin E Metabolism

NEWS A new scientific review has found that low levels of vitamin C negatively affect vitamin E metabolism. COMMENT Increasingly these days, as this latest scientific […]
January 8, 2019

Nutritional Supplement Safety Again Confirmed By America’s Largest Database

NEWS The 35th annual report from the American Association of Poison Control Centers shows zero deaths from vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, niacin (vitamin B3), pyridoxine (vitamin […]
January 7, 2019

Sweetened Drinks Linked To Higher Risk Of Chronic Kidney Disease

NEWS Higher collective consumption of sweetened fruit drinks, soda, and water was associated with a higher likelihood of developing chronic kidney disease in a community-based study […]
January 6, 2019

Worldwide Nutrient Deficiencies Set To Continue Until 2050, Researchers Claim

NEWS Worldwide vitamin and mineral deficiencies will continue until 2050 unless nutritionally rich foods are made more available and affordable, according to new research led by […]
January 5, 2019

Cancer Overtaking Heart Disease As Leading Cause Of Death In United States

NEWS Heart disease has been the leading cause of death in the United States for more than a century, ever since the early 1900s when it […]
January 4, 2019

Exercise May Be As Effective As Drugs For Lowering High Blood Pressure

NEWS In what is thought to be the first study of its kind, a pooled analysis of the available data suggests exercise may be as effective […]
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