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Dementia news: Magnesium supplementation treats dementia

Wednesday Dec 11, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in Medical Hypotheses suggests that taking magnesium supplements may help treat dementia. Serefnur Ozturke and Asl? Ece

Zinc supplements prevent diabetic retinopathy in type 2 diabetes mellitus

Sunday Nov 24, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A review in Journal of Diabetes Research suggests that zinc supplements may help protect against diabetic retinopathy in type ...
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Zinc, selenium supplements help prevent influenza infection in elderly people

Friday Nov 22, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study in Archives of Internal Medicine shows that elderly people who received flu vaccine had better immunity against ...
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Dietary calcium affects stroke risk in a dose dependent manner

Thursday Nov 21, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that among non-Asian people, eating too much dietary ...
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Organic selenium compounds more effective in fighting breast cancer

Sunday Nov 17, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- An animal study in International Journal of Cancer suggests that supplementation with selenium compounds may help prevent or delay ...
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Calcium rich foods, calcium supplements cut death risk

Study linking high intake of calcium rich foods and calcium supplements to low death risk Saturday Nov 16, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study of Chinese ...
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Calcium and Health (2)

The first part of the article is here Cancer of the prostateSeveral epidemiological studies have found an association between high intakes of calcium, dairy foods or ...
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Calcium and Health (1)

Introduction Calcium, the most abundant mineral in the body, is found in some foods, added to others, available as a dietary supplement, and present in some ...
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Low zinc intake means high risk of high systolic blood pressure

Friday Oct 25, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Low dietary intake of zinc, a mineral humans need, is linked to high risk of high systolic blood pressure ...
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Oral magnesium supplements lower systolic blood pressure in some hypertensive patients

Monday Oct 21, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking oral magnesium supplements helps lower blood pressure in hypertensive patients with systolic blood pressure greater than 155 mmHg ...
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