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Got Milk? Better Eat Your Fruits and Veggies Then!

Inflammation and oxidative stress are associated with and increased risk for cardiovascular disease. 1 Research has suggested that milk and other dairy products have...
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DASH Diet May Be Effective in Reducing Gout

  After 26 years of follow up, the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet, originally developed for hypertension, may also reduce the risk...
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Increased Intake of Red Meat = Reduced Lifespan

Results from a recent study showed that both processed and unprocessed red meat consumption increased both all cause, and cause specific, mortality rates in...
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Emerging Evidence Indicates Anxiety Linked to Diet

Can Appropriate Nutrition Positively Affect Anxiety? Anxiety comes in a myriad of forms from social anxiety to post traumatic stress disorder with an average...
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Risk for Congenital Malformation Increases with High Maternal BMI

Obesity rates have reached epidemic proportions globally and have been shown to adversely influence many clinical markers of health However, the data are sparse...
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Modulation of Inflammatory Responses by Select Plant-Derived Ingredients

This presentation provides a brief overview on the historical use and known medicinal actions of turmeric root, ginger root, hops flowers and Indian frankincense....
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Target Systolic BP to Reduce CVD Risk

Results from a new study found that reducing systolic blood pressure (SBP) to levels below currently recommended targets significantly reduced the risk of cardiovascular...
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Migraines Impacted by Body Weight

Results from a recent meta-analysis found that both obesity and underweight are associated with an increased risk for migraines. Prior research had indicated an...
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A Breakthrough Approach to Support Joint Health: Research Review

This research review discusses how the combination of undenatured type II collagen and tetrahydro iso-alpha acids help revitalize joint function and support an active...
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Impact of Obesity on Older Men

Normal aging in men leads to decreases in total and bioavailable testosterone concentrations and culminates in a naturally occurring condition known as andropause. However,...
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Symptom or Disease Management: Diagnosis and Management of Hyperglycemia...

During periods of over-nutrition, excess energy is stored in white adipose tissue (WAT); continuing expansion of WAT may lead to obesity. Obesity alters the...
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Does Alcohol Change Gut Microflora and is the Change...

Key points:  A recent review published in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics showed alcohol consumption adversely altered gut microbiota and could lead to negative impacts...
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Link Between Body Fat & Migraines?

Results from a recent meta-analysis found that both obesity and underweight are associated with an increased risk for migraines. Prior research had indicated an...
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Gut Microbiome Health and link to Congestive Heart Failure

Key points: Inflammation, pathogenic gut bacteria, and Candida species and markers of disease severity where analyzed in adults with stable mild, moderate and severe congestive...
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Lifestyle Intervention Leads to Weight Loss and Subsequent Decrease...

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), a common complication of diabetes, leads to pain and loss of feeling in the hands, arms, feet and legs.  The...
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Women Eating a Healthy Diet Have Reduced Risk of...

Women who consume increased amounts of antioxidants from fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet may reduce their risk of developing rheumatoid...
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Recent Research Triggers Clinical Criteria for CVD Diagnosis Based...

A recent article assessing that women have significantly different biomarkers associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) is prompting the clinical community to reevaluate what criteria...
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Reducing Risk for Postpartum Depression with Dietary Supplementation

A dietary supplement containing tyrosine, tryptophan and blueberry extract showed efficacy in combating common effects of postpartum depression and sadness. Postpartum depression (PPD) affects...
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