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Supplemental folic acid taken in early pregnancy linked to gestational diabetes mellitus

Editor's comment:  A new report published on Diabetic Care suggests that supplemental forlic acid or folate used in early pregnancy increases risk of gestational diabetes
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Beta-carotene may protect against ER- breast cancer

A case-control study published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that eating foods high in carotene, particularly beta carotene, may lower risk of estrogen ...
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Vitamin D prevents breast cancer?

A new case-control study conducted in Iran suggests that high intake of vitamin D or maintaining a high serum level of vitamin D may reduce ...
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Could vitamin D prevent colorectal cancer?

Thursday June 2, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- E. Giovannucci at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and colleagues conducted a case-control study and confirmed that ...
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Slowing Parkinson’s with CoQ10, decreasing hospitalizations, and more

CoQ10 - A Beginner’s Guide By Benita Lee of LabDoor.com Coenzyme Q10 is an essential component of practically every cell in our bodies. We need it for purposes ...
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Vitamin E, beta-carotene cut risk of Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease may result from oxidative damage to neurons induced by reactive oxygen species (ROS).  For that reason, antioxidants are expected to render some neuroprotection ...
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Ascorbate against MSG induced neurotoxicity

You do not have to worry about the neurotoxicity of Monosodium glutamate if you have sufficient intake of vitamin C or ascorbic acid or ascorbate, ...
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Vitamin C prevents esophageal cancer

Vitamin C has been found protective against brain tumors and lung cancer among other things.  A new review study of data from more than a ...
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Vitamin C lowers risk of lung cancer

Researchers at Tongji University School of Medicine in Shanghai, China meta-analyzed data from 18 study reports and found high intake of vitamin C or ascorbic ...
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Why Your Body Needs Multivitamins

Mary Toscano For our bodies to function we need a diet with nutrients, vitamins and minerals. Many of us may be wondering if it really would ...
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