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    February 6, 2019 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Height and Weight May Play Role In Life Expectancy

    Average life expectancy has begun to plateau in some developed nations, and this may be partly due to increasing levels of obesity and decreasing levels of physical activity. Researchers from Maastricht University Medical Centre in the Netherlands performed an analysis...

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  • December 18, 2013 Emma McGowan

    Lignans Shown to Reduce Hot Flash Frequency

    Hot flashes are an unfortunate and uncomfortable result of the hormone shifts that occur during menopause and treatments are very limited. A recent study has found that taking a supplement of plant lignans that come from the Norway spruce could...

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  • April 16, 2012 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Eat Your Vegetables to Better Fight Breast Cancer

    The importance of eating vegetables cannot be overstated. In 2010 the USDA released new dietary guidelines recommending that most Americans more than double their daily serving of vegetables. Now researchers at Vanderbilt University in Nashville have found that people fighting...

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  • April 10, 2012 Emma McGowan

    Vitamin K Shown to Improve Bone Mineral Density

    Vitamin K is an essential nutrient necessary for blood clotting that has also been associated with bone health. A new study has shown that different forms of vitamin K may increase bone mineral density and reduce the risk of osteoporosis...

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  • April 3, 2012 Emma McGowan

    Can Red Meat Improve Your Mood?

    Numerous studies have warned about the dangers of eating red meat - high cholesterol, obesity and increased risk of heart disease and diabetes. Now a study from researchers at Deakin University in Australia is providing a different perspective. Published online...

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  • April 1, 2012 Emma McGowan

    Put Hot Flashes on Ice with Soy

    Did you know that eating tofu or drinking soy milk could potentially ease one of the most common symptoms of menopause? A recent study suggests that soy isoflavones could lower the frequency and severity of hot flashes by 21% and...

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