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Got High Cholesterol? Taurine Can Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease by 60%

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Got High Cholesterol? Taurine Can Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease by 60%

If you have high cholesterol, it is likely that you are concerned about developing coronary heart disease (CHD). This worry is justified because CHD accounts for 20 percent of the deaths in the United States each year. This disease is the result of the accumulation of deposits of plaque in the blood vessels, which causes…
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The Health Benefits of Valerian

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The Health Benefits of Valerian

Valerian is a dietary supplement prepared from the roots of the plant, Valeriana officinalis. The reported sedative and anxiolytic effects of valerian have been attributed to its activity on the GABA receptor. Other drugs which act on the GABAergic system include the benzodiazepines (BDZs) (valium, lorazepam, etc.) and barbiturates (sodium amytal, sodium pentothal, etc.). Valerian…
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What’s the Best Protein Powder for Muscle Gain?

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What’s the Best Protein Powder for Muscle Gain?

Just thirty minutes of weight training a day can have a great positive effect on your fitness level and health. But you can multiply these benefits by adding the right supplements to your exercise routine. New research published in the Journal of Nutrition¹ has highlighted the benefit of consuming protein blends after exercise. The groundbreaking…
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Cocoa May Help Regulate Blood Sugar Levels in Diabetics

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Cocoa May Help Regulate Blood Sugar Levels in Diabetics

If you are one of the 347 million people who have been affected by diabetes worldwide, there is good news for you. Scientists have announced that cocoa can help you regulate your blood sugar1. Diabetics have elevated blood sugar levels either because the pancreas does not produce sufficient insulin or because the cells do not…
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Vitamin D May Hold Key Role in DNA Repair

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Vitamin D May Hold Key Role in DNA Repair

Here is how your DNA works in layman’s terms. Deoxyribonucleic acid, commonly known as DNA, is the hereditary material you inherited from your parents. Your genome can be compared to a book that contains all genetic instructions for your body. A change within the internal features of the cells known as nucleotides can alter your genome. A point mutation…
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Fish Oil May Prevent Long-Term Disability in Newborns After a Stroke

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Fish Oil May Prevent Long-Term Disability in Newborns After a Stroke

Ischemic stroke, with an incidence of 1 in 2,300 or 5,000 births, is a not-uncommon complication of birth in newborns born at or near full-term. Long-term neurological disabilities result in 20% to 60% of cases. These may include cerebral palsy, cognitive or behavioral disorders and seizures1. Dr Nicholas Bazan and colleagues at Louisiana State University…
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Curcumin Unclogs Your Arteries and Improves Blood Circulation

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Curcumin Unclogs Your Arteries and Improves Blood Circulation

Can eating a curry be as good for your heart as exercise? Results of a clinical trial conducted in Japan suggest that curcumin, a popular spice used in curries, may be good for your blood vessels. Ok, so the subjects in the study were given curcumin dispersed with colloidal nanoparticles (you don’t see that on…
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Want to Make Your Kids Smarter? Give Them Fish Oil!

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Want to Make Your Kids Smarter? Give Them Fish Oil!

According to a meta-analysis published in “Perspectives on Psychological Science,” parents can improve their young children’s IQ levels by supplementing their diet with fish oils that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids1. A meta-analysis is a method of research that combines the results from different studies with the aim of identifying patterns in the common…
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Vitamin D Linked to 77% Reduction in Alzheimer Cases

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Vitamin D Linked to 77% Reduction in Alzheimer Cases

With Alzheimer’s now reaching epidemic proportions and current cases topping the 13 million mark, new findings conclude that supplementation of vitamin D is directly linked to a reduction in this debilitating form of dementia. Alzheimer’s patients have a plaque build up in the brain call beta amyloid which affects the body’s ability to detoxify and…
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Ladies, Reduce Your Risk of Bladder Cancer by Eating Fruits and Veggies

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Ladies, Reduce Your Risk of Bladder Cancer by Eating Fruits and Veggies

If you are a health conscious woman, you already know the importance of eating a diet containing a variety of fruits and vegetables so you can look and feel your best. Richly colored fruits and vegetable contain essential nutrients your body needs on a daily basis, as well as phytochemical and antioxidants that significantly reduce…
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9 Benefits Omega-3 Supplements Could Have for Your Body and Mind

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9 Benefits Omega-3 Supplements Could Have for Your Body and Mind

You might be wondering what the omega-3 hype is all about. Nowadays it seems like every health magazine is recommending omega-3, and the pharmacy section of every major grocery store has a wide selection of fish oil supplements. Last week I even came across omega-3 supplements for dogs. So in case you are wondering what…
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Vitamin D May Hold a Key Role in the Fight Against Autism

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Vitamin D May Hold a Key Role in the Fight Against Autism

Did you know that approximately one in 88 babies born in the United States will develop some form of autism? The term ‘autism’ is a small word for an increasingly important subject as scientists race to determine possible causes of the disorder. Persons with autism have trouble communicating or bonding with others. Scientists from the…
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Green Vegetables Boost the Immune System and Reduce Inflammation

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Green Vegetables Boost the Immune System and Reduce Inflammation

How many people suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Enough so that typing the letters, “irr,” into the Google search box brings it up as the third predicted entry. The good news is that something as simple as eating more green vegetables may bring relief to the hordes of unhappy people that suffer from this…
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