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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.

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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Vitamin D3 supplement prevents type 2 diabetes mellitus

Sunday Sep 14, 2104 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new Indian trial suggests prediabetes patients should take vitamin D3 supplements along with calcium supplements as the supplements ...
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Amino acid supplement helps diabetic foot wounds

Sunday Sep 14, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking targeted amino acid supplements helps diabetic foot wounds in diabetes patients, according to a review authored by researchers ...
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