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Nutraceutical blend may ease dry eye symptoms: Study

Posted January 21, 2014

A combination of omega-3s and antioxidants may significantly reduce dry eye symptoms, including ‘scratchy’ eyes, eye redness, and blurry vision, according to a new study.

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Omega-3 and GLA supplement backed to battle dry eye: Trial data

Posted July 27, 2013

Supplementation with omega-3 and omega-6 could help to boost eye health for people who suffer with dry eye, according to new RCT data.

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Phytoestrogen Supplementation in Postmenopausal Women with Dry Eye Syndrome

Posted January 22, 2013

In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-sectional, crossover study involving 66 post-menopausal women with dry eye syndrome, supplementation with phytoestrogens for a period of 30 days was found to be associated with significantly increased tear production and decreased tear osmolarity, as compared with a placebo.

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Policies that Promote Healthy Eating Could Cut Heart Disease Deaths by Half

Posted April 30, 2012

Research by the University of Liverpool has found that intervention policies that promote healthy eating could cut the death rate for cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 50%. Professor Simon Capewell from the Institute of Psychology, Health and Well-being found that intervention policies which reduce unhealthy eating habits can have a significant effect on levels of CVD at both an individual and population level.

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3Qs: How to eat healthy around the holidays

Posted April 30, 2012

Overeating is common this time of year, between the large holiday feasts and more and more sweets creeping into the kitchen. With Thanksgiving only a few days away, we asked nutrition expert Katherine Tucker, chair of the Department of Health Sciences in the Bouv

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Lack of effect of high-protein vs. high-carbohydrate meal intake on stress-related mood and eating behavior

Posted April 30, 2012

Consumption of meals with different macronutrients, especially high in carbohydrates, may influence stress-related eating behavior. We aimed to investigate whether consumption of high-protein vs. high-carbohydrate meals influences stress-related mood, food reward, i.e. ‘liking’ and ‘wanting’, and post-meal energy intake.

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Fish every few days keeps Alzheimer’s away

Posted April 30, 2012

A recent study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America has confirmed what Mom already knew…that fish is good for your brain health. Researchers announced that…for the first time ever…a direct relationship was established between eating fish and the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

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