Archive for March, 2013

Get Your Coffee Fix (Pain Free)

Get Your Coffee Fix (Pain Free)

Posted on 19. Mar, 2013 by .

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Good news for coffee drinkers: scientists in Norway report that coffee helps reduce physical pain. In a study of 48 volunteers performing 90 minutes of tasks mimicking office work—tasks known to cause pain in the shoulders, neck, forearms, and wrists—scientists allowed people to drink coffee before the test “to avoid unpleasant effects of caffeine deprivation, […]

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Eat Your Fruit and Veggies (especially tomatoes) to reduce stroke risk

Eat Your Fruit and Veggies (especially tomatoes) to reduce stroke risk

Posted on 19. Mar, 2013 by .

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High blood levels of lycopene, the carotenoid found primarily in tomatoes, may be associated with a significantly reduced risk of stroke. A new Finnish study followed more than 1,000 men ages 46 to 55 for more than 12 years and found that men with the highest lycopene levels were 55 percent less likely to have […]

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Vitamin D & Lupus

Vitamin D & Lupus

Posted on 19. Mar, 2013 by .

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A RECENT STUDY FINDS THAT VITAMIN D MAY BE BENEFICIAL FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS (SLE), an autoimmune disorder that can affect the skin, joints, kidneys, brain, and other organs, causing chronic inflammation.

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Multivitamins: “The Cheapest Healthcare”

Multivitamins: “The Cheapest Healthcare”

Posted on 19. Mar, 2013 by .

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The most common dietary supplement in the U.S., multivitamins are taken by at least one-third of adults. Research shows the benefits of taking a daily multi, from filling in nutritional gaps to a reduced cancer risk recently reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). A new study following nearly 15,000 male physicians […]

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