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Iron may affect gestational diabetes mellitus risk

Saturday May 28, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study led by researchers at Boston University suggests that high preconceptional intake of heme iron, which can

Zinc supplement boosts serum zinc, immunity in older people

Researchers at Tufts University reported a small trial in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition to suggest that taking zinc supplements can help boost zinc ...
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Magnesium and Health: The Whole Truth About These Supplements

Quick Facts About Magnesium: • Magnesium is required for the synthesis of DNA, RNA, protein, and glutathione. • Magnesium deviancy can cause a cell that breaks down bones ...
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Dietary selenium may lower cancer risk

Tuesday Feb 23, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- A meta-analysis of data from 69 previous studies suggests high concentrations of selenium in the blood may help reduce ...
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Selenium bad for prostate cancer patients

Monday Nov 23, 2015 (foodconsumer.org) -- Often times, selenium is considered a beneficial antioxidant.  But a new study suggests that prostate cancer patients should avoid ...
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Calcium, phosphorus boost lethal prostate cancer risk

Monday NOv 23, 2015 (foodconsumer.org) -- Harvard University researchers published a study suggesting that high intake of phosphorus may increase the risk of all sorts ...
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High salt can raise risk of cardiovascular disease

Sunday Nov 23 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- High salt is known to be a risk factor for high blood pressure.  A report published in Current Opinion ...
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Prenatal iron deficiency a risk for autism?

Friday Oct 3, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study suggests that pregnant women need to take prenatal multivitamin with iron to reduce the risk of ...
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Zinc supplements not good for those using steroid therapy

Tuesday Sep 30, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- It is not a good idea to take zinc supplements during prolonged steroid therapy as a new study suggests ...
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Calcium supplements may cut death risk in type 2 diabetes mellitus

Researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston Salem, NC conducted a study and found evidence suggesting that calcium supplements may decrease mortality in ...
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