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Iron in Meat Linked to Heart Disease

Editor's note: Iron in meat may also be associated with other diseases like cancer. Iron can promote oxidation which results in the formation of cell-damaging free radicals.

Study: Iron consumption can increase risk for heart disease (PR)

Editor's note: High iron intake may also increase risk of cancer in men, according to some studies. Iron particularly found in hemoglobin may promote oxidation and production of harmful substances. That could in part explain why consumption of red meat is associated with increased risk of cancer and heart disease....
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Higher calcium intake may reduce body fat, mitigating genetic risk for diabetes

Contact: Nancy Lamontagnemedia@faseb.org919-617-1330American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology  Higher calcium intake may reduce body fat, mitigating genetic risk for diabetes Study shows calcium intake mitigates genetic ...
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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 ...
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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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