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Homocysteine Metabolism

B vitamins lower homocysteine levels and provide significant stroke risk reduction

Posted June 14, 2012

Stroke remains the third leading cause of death in the US, taking the lives of more than 140,000 people each year, and is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability. Three-quarters of those suffering from a stroke are aged 65 or older, often the result of decades of poor dietary and lifestyle choices. Past studies have shown that suffering from a stroke is preventable by lowering the circulating levels of the non-protein amino acid known as homocysteine.

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Natural Solutions To Your Hot Flashes

Posted April 30, 2012

Hot flashes drive thousands of women into taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) even when they have no other menopausal symptoms. This is unfortunate, because there are natural solutions with no side effects or risks of cancer, heart disease, or other illnesses.

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New Fermented Soy Ingredient Containing S-equol Significantly Reduced Hot Flash Frequency

Posted April 30, 2012

Daily doses of a soy germ-based nutritional supplement containing S-equol significantly improved menopausal symptoms, including significantly reducing hot flash frequency after 12 weeks according to a placebo-controlled study in postmenopausal Japanese women published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Women’s Health.

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Avoid hormone therapy, instead use soy to fight hot flashes – studies suggest

Posted April 30, 2012

You don’t have to use dangerous hot flashes treatments. Taking soy isoflavones as a dietary supplement or simply eating soy food may be as effective as hormone therapy, a new review study suggests.

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