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It’s Not the Salt Shaker

High sodium intake is linked to high blood pressure, which is a leading cause of heart disease and stroke. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for...
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Associations between Dietary Composition, Stress Response and Gastrointestinal Symptoms...

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are commonly associated with gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms such as constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, abdominal pain and diarrhea, among others. Moreover,...
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Sulforaphane, Found In Cruciferous Veggies, May Support Diabetes Management

Sulforaphane, a naturally occurring compound found in cruciferous vegetables, has exhibited therapeutic potential to support the management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) via attenuating...
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Healthy Women with Prior Gestational Diabetes Have Higher Risk...

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), characterized by accumulation of triglycerides in the liver in the absence of excessive alcohol consumption, is the most common...
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Increased Vegetable Intake Helps Prevent Fractures in Older Women

Increased vegetable intake, specifically cruciferous and allium vegetables were associated with a lower rate of hospitalization for fractures in women over 70.[1] Fractures in older...
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Are Your Emotions Influenced by Your Microbiome?

A recent review from the World Journal of Gastroenterology by Arturo Panduro, et al., examined the relationship between genes, gut microbiota, emotions and eating...
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Chondroitin Sulfate Equally Effective as NSAIDs in Management of...

Previous clinical studies investigating the efficacy of chondroitin in the management of knee osteoarthritis (OA) yielded inconclusive findings due to idiosyncratic study design or...
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Fish Oil Good for Heart Health in Males—At All...

Fish Oil Good for Heart Health in Males—At All Ages! It has been well documented that high intake of EPA/DHA rich foods and supplements...
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Osteoporosis: Men Can be Fragile Too!

Osteoporosis leads the skeleton to weaken and bones to break and it poses a significant threat to millions of men in the United States....
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Real Men Eat Chocolate!

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common arrhythmia affecting about 2.7 million Americans and nearly 200,000 people are diagnosed with AF annually. AF is often...
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Men’s Health: Fitness and Emotional Wellbeing

There is an increasing prevalence of mental and emotional health issues that affect wellbeing in both men and women. However, numerous researchers have stated...
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Supplementation and Exercise Improves Quality of Life in Older...

Whey protein, vitamin D, amino acids and regular exercise decreased inflammation in older adults with sarcopenia and improved quality of life. Skeletal muscle loss,...
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Increased Intake of Vitamins B1 and B6 Associated With...

A new epidemiological study has found that higher intakes of B vitamins, particularly pyridoxine (B6) and thiamin (B1), were associated with lower breast cancer...
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Exercise Boosts Brain Power in over-50s

The most comprehensive systematic review of evidence from randomized controlled trials to date shows that physical exercise is effective in improving cognitive function in...
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Metabolic Profile in Postmenopausal Women Linked to Cognitive Dysfunction

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cognitive impairment are clinical issues characterized by lengthy and often progressive phases of development.  A recent study evaluated potential...
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Pre-Clinical Study Shows Depressive Symptoms Associated with Microbiota Alteration...

The microbiota in the gut is a highly active community of microorganisms whose health can influence host physiology. A new pre-clinical study reported that...
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Findings of the Rotterdam Study Support a Potential Causal...

Many epidemiological studies have demonstrated that lower serum magnesium levels were associated with an increased risk for Type 2 diabetes (T2D). However, association studies...
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Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplementation May Reduce Coronary Heart...

The American Heart Association recently released a scientific position statement in Circulation regarding the reasonable benefits of supplementation with marine based omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty...
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