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EFSA Publishes Reference Values for Vitamin C and Manganese

Posted November 5, 2013

EFSA has set population reference intakes for vitamin C and adequate intakes for manganese as part of its ongoing work on Dietary Reference Values (DRVs). At the request of the European Commission, EFSA is updating advice issued previously on DRVs, taking into account new scientific evidence and recent recommendations issued at national and international level.

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Guava, the “poor man’s fruit”

Posted November 15, 2012

Guava is a great source of Vitamins A & C. Actually a guava contains more Vitamin C than an orange – four times more, to be exact. Guavas are rich in folic acids, potassium, copper, manganese, dietary fibers and minerals. Also, guavas are said to aid in the prevention of prostate cancer and are a great immune booster.

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Magnesium Supplementation May Mildly Reduce Blood Pressure

Posted May 8, 2012

Researchers conclude that magnesium supplementation may reduce blood pressure (BP), based on results from a meta-analysis involving 22 trials with 23 sets of data.

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Marijuana Genetic Code Unlocked, New Treatments Underway

Posted April 30, 2012

A company called Medicinal Genomics has published the genetic code for the marijuana plant, specifically the cannabis species Cannabis sativa and C. indica. This advancement opens the door to new treatments using the highly controversial plant, which has been legalized in 16 states for medicinal purposes.

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Marijuana cannabinoids – oral and transdermal methods

Posted April 30, 2012

The research indicates that cannabinoids hold the secret to helping heal many of the chronic diseases we are facing. From cancer to diabetes, and from autism to Alzheimer’s, medical marijuana helps, and sometimes dramatically so. Cannabinoid medicine holds a great power to alleviate human suffering. There are no words to describe how important this substance is for our race in terms of sanity, compassion and highly rational medicine.

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Effect of Marijuana on Memory

Posted April 30, 2012

Marijuana’s major psychoactive ingredient (THC) affects memory independent of its direct effect on neurons, say researchers. The researchers claim that the findings offer important new insight into the brain and raise the possibility that marijuana’s benefits for the treatment of pain, seizures and other ailments might some day be attained without hurting memory.

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