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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

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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Selenium supplements help critically ill patients

Monday Oct 21, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking high doses of selenium supplements helps critically ill patients, according to a study published in Journal of Critical ...
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Too much calcium can cause cardiovascular disease

Tuesday Oct 08, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A report in the Sep 30, 2013 issue of Nutrients warns food consumers and policy makers that high dietary ...
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Trace Amounts of Copper Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

By Dr. Mercola Copper is an example of a heavy metal that’s a nutrient at low concentrations but extremely toxic at higher levels. Your body uses ...
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