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High salt can raise risk of cardiovascular disease

Sunday Nov 23 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- High salt is known to be a risk factor for high blood pressure.  A report published in Current Opinion
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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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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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Calcium supplements may cut death risk in type 2 diabetes mellitus

Researchers at Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston Salem, NC conducted a study and found evidence suggesting that calcium supplements may decrease mortality in ...
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Moringa oleifera supplement good source of iron

Which iron supplement should you take to correct iron deficiency?   A new study suggests that a dietary supplement made of Moringa oleifera leaves could ...
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Do your supplements contain toxic chromium?

Thursday Aug 14, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Chromium VI is known to be toxic.  But a new study suggests that chromium III, which is commonly used ...
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Magnesium supplements help physical performance in elderly women

Friday Aug 1, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new trial study led by scientists at University of Padova in Padova, Italy suggests that taking oral magnesium ...
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Which iron supplement is better for iron deficiency anemia?

Thursday July 24, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study shows that ferrous iron supplements were more effective than ferric ion supplements at treating iron deficiency ...
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Iodine may alleviate swelling in retinitis pigmentosa patients' retinas

Contact: Mary LeachMary_Leach@meei.harvard.eduMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary  Iodine may alleviate swelling in retinitis pigmentosa patients' retinas Findings online in JAMA Ophthalmology Boston – Cystoid macular edema (CME) is ...
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Iodine may alleviate swelling in retinitis pigmentosa patients' retinas

Contact: Mary LeachMary_Leach@meei.harvard.eduMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary  Iodine may alleviate swelling in retinitis pigmentosa patients' retinas Findings online in JAMA Ophthalmology Boston – Cystoid macular edema (CME) is ...
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