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N-3 PUFA Dietary supplements fight high blood pressure in non-diabetic patients

Friday Oct 10, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Dietary supplements specifically omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) lower blood pressure in hypertensive patients who do not have diabetes

Latest Update of USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Released

By Rosalie Marion Bliss October 10, 2014 The 2014 update of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 27, has been launched. Containing data for ...
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Drinking decaf coffee may be good for the liver

Contact: Dawn Peterssciencenewsroom@wiley.com781-388-8408Wiley Drinking decaf coffee may be good for the liver Researchers from the National Cancer Institute report that decaffeinated coffee drinking may benefit liver health. ...
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Teens should cut sugar intake for better memory - study suggests

Key point:  Sugar consumption not only increases risk of diabetes but also risk of memory problems and brain inflammation Tuesday Oct 07, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Eating ...
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Probiotic yogurt could help protect against heavy metal poisoning

Contact: Sonya Gilpinsonya.gilpin@lawsonresearch.com519-685-8500 x75852Lawson Health Research Institute@lawsonresearch  Probiotic yogurt could help protect against heavy metal poisoning Research shows probiotic strain prevents uptake of mercury and arsenic in ...
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Prenatal iron deficiency a risk for autism?

Friday Oct 3, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study suggests that pregnant women need to take prenatal multivitamin with iron to reduce the risk of ...
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Caffeine supplements boost peak anaerobic power output

M. Glaister at St Mary's University in Twickenham , UK and colleagues conducted a study and confirmed that caffeine supplementation can increase peak anaerobic power ...
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Vitamin D may help insulin resistance

If you have not developed full blown diabetes mellitus type 2, but suffer insulin resistance, then vitamin D supplementation may help you.  A new Chinese ...
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Zinc supplements not good for those using steroid therapy

Tuesday Sep 30, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- It is not a good idea to take zinc supplements during prolonged steroid therapy as a new study suggests ...
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Glutamine supplements help weight loss

Tuesday Sep 30, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Glutamine supplementation is known to improve insulin sensitivity in critically ill patients, and to prevent obesity in animals fed ...
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