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Vitamin C, green tea help arsenic poisoning

If you suspected you are at risk of arsenic poisoning, you may be better off taking antioxidant supplements like green tea extract and vitamin C

Probiotics prevent diseases

In a review published in the Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, doctors from BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in Dharan, Nepal reported that probiotics ...
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Ginger extracts improve high fructose induced renal injury

A new Chinese study shows that intake of fructose can induce renal injury while supplementation with ginger extracts can improve the fructose induced renal injury. ...
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Vitamin E intake critical during 'the first 1,000 days'

Contact: Maret Trabermaret.traber@oregonstate.edu541-737-7977Oregon State University@oregonstateuniv  Vitamin E intake critical during 'the first 1,000 days'  IMAGE: Sunflower seeds and oil are a particularly good dietary source of vitamin E. Click ...
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High fat diet increases Parkinson's disease risk

A new study suggests that eating a high fat diet can not only cause obesity, glucose intolerance and insulin resistance, but also cause brain damage ...
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Yokukansan helps schizophrenia

A report suggests that Yokukansan (TJ-54), also called yi-gan san in Chinese may help treat schizophrenia.  Yokukansan, a traditional herbal medicine, has a therapeutic effect ...
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Herbs and sexual performance - review

Abstract The use of plant or plant-based products to stimulate sexual desire and to enhance performance and enjoyment is almost as old as the human race ...
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Dietary nitrate boosts nitric oxide production, lower blood pressure - updated

Monday Sep 15, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study shows that dietary intake of nitrates can increase the production of nitric oxide (NO) which is ...
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Hypertension and nutritional status: What to eat to prevent high blood pressure

Monday Sep 15, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- In a review published in Annual Review of Nutrition, scientists at University of Messina in Messina, Italy say that ...
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Green coffee bean extract prevents obesity

Monday Sep 15, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Su Jin Song and colleagues at Yonsei University in Seoul, Republic of Korea conducted a study and confirmed that ...
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