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Sulforaphane and Its Many Uses

Sulforaphane found in cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and cabbage has been associated with the up-regulation of antioxidant and detoxification enzymes...
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On the Metabolism of Exogenous Ketones in Humans

On the Metabolism of Exogenous Ketones in Humans Highlights Ketone Ester (KE) drinks elevated blood βHB to a greater extent (>50%) than Ketone Salt...
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Impaired Trafficking of Vitamin D in Dysfunctional Adipocytes: Insights...

Vitamin D is essential- it helps absorb calcium, supports nervous and muscle tissue, and the immune system. Compared to normal-weight counterparts, vitamin D deficiency...
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Does Vitamin D Improve Chronic Pain?

The importance of vitamin D in diverse organ systems and biochemical processes is ever-growing with novel research findings. From calcium absorption to extraskeletal health...
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Weight Gain in Early Adulthood Increases Risk for Chronic...

In the US, one of every three adults are considered overweight or obese, and one in six children are considered obese. Health conditions commonly...
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Whole Grains, Vegetables, and Fruits Help Lower CHD Risk

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US, and is responsible for one in four deaths. Coronary heart disease (CHD) in...
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Food-Fortified Vitamin D3 More Effective than D2 at Raising...

A recent food fortification trial demonstrated that 600 IU of daily vitamin D3 had a significantly greater impact than 600 IU of daily vitamin...
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Reduced Cognitive Decline Associated with a Healthy Diet

A recent observational study showed an association between a healthy diet that corresponds to current guidelines for healthy eating, and a reduction in cognitive...
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More Isn’t More; Working Out Harder Does Not Necessarily...

It is natural to assume if you exercise harder and longer, you will burn more calories. However, recent research found, in reality, the relationship...
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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 of...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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