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Micro flora balance is key to health

Posted December 21, 2012

The digestive tract is loaded with trillions of microorganisms that form a natural ecosystem commonly called the gut flora. Certain lifestyle stressors throw off the natural symbiosis and cause a rise in pathogenic microbes, chronic gut inflammation and damage to the gut lining. Healthy micro flora balance is a key health essential.

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Milk nutrition facts

Posted April 30, 2012

Should you or shouldn’t you? Advocates on both sides of the milk debate make strong points. Fortunately, our health writer lays out the facts.

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British Medical Journal: Daily Dose of Enriched Milk Can Help With Gout

Posted April 30, 2012

A study supported by Fonterra and published this week in the British Medical Journal Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases has shown that a daily dose of skimmed milk, enriched with two value add ingredients naturally found in dairy products, may reduce the frequency and intensity of gout flares.

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Link Between Soy/Milk Protein Dietary Supplements And Lower Blood Pressure

Posted April 30, 2012

Milk and soy protein supplements were associated with lower systolic blood pressure compared to refined carbohydrate dietary supplements, in a study reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

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Vitamin D and Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

Posted April 30, 2012

In a study involving data collected from 35,794 mothers of participants of the Nurses’ Health Study II, inquiring about their diet during pregnancy with their nurse daughters, out of whom 199 of the nurses were diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), results found that the relative risk of MS was lower among women born to mothers with high milk or vitamin D intake during pregnancy.

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Milk Better Than Water To Rehydrate Kids

Posted April 30, 2012

Active children need to be watered with milk. It’s a more effective way of countering dehydration than a sports drink or water itself, say researchers at McMaster University.

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New Research: Milk-Drinking Teens Reap Health Benefits Through Adulthood

Posted April 30, 2012

Developing healthy habits like drinking milk as a teen could have a long-term effect on a woman’s risk for type 2 diabetes, according to new research in this month’s issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers found that milk-drinking teens, were also likely to be milk-drinking adults a lifelong habit that was associated with a 43 percent lower risk for type 2 diabetes compared to non-milk drinkers. Diabetes affects more than 25.8 million people, or nearly 1 out of 10 Americans.

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