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Post image for Senate scrutinizes supplements – hazards found

When you shop for a good supplement you expect a clean product right?  Think again.  In a recent study completed by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on 40 major herbal dietary supplement products tested showed 37 contained trace amounts of at least 1 potentially hazardous contaminant (such as lead, mercury, or arsenic), although none of them in amounts […]

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Post image for Resveratrol (grape extract) shown to suppresses inflammation, free radicals in humans

New research has observed the suppressive effects of resveratrol on inflammation and oxidative stress in humans – the first time such effects have been observed.
Oxidative stress and chronic inflammation are part of the root causes of many diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, insulin resistance, auto-immune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, and Alzheimer’s disease.
The new study, published […]

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Post image for Higher vitamin E intake tied to lower dementia risk

(Reuters Health) – Older adults who get plenty of vitamin E in their diets may have a somewhat lower risk of developing dementia than those who consume less of the nutrient, a study published Monday suggests.
Researchers found that among 5,400 Dutch adults age 55 and older, the one-third who reported the highest vitamin E intake […]

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Post image for Mediterranean diet linked to low cancer risk

A new study suggests that eating a diet similar to the Mediterranean diet may reduce risk of upper aerodigestive tract (UADT) cancers.  UADT cancers include cancers of the oral cavity and oropharynx, larynx and oesophagus.
The case-control study led by Samoli E and colleagues from the University of Athens Medical School in Athens, Greece, shows that […]

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