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Nutraceuticals Exhibit Lipid-Lowering Properties

Posted March 4, 2014

In an 8-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study involving 30 patients with moderate hyperlipidemia and metabolic syndrome, supplementation with a nutraceutical combination containing red yeast rice extract, berberine, policosanol, astaxanthin, coenzyme Q10, and folic acid (“Armolipid Plus”) was found to be associated with a significant reduction in total cholesterol (-12.8%), and LDL cholesterol (-21.1%), similar to pravastatin (-16% and -22.6%, respectively), as well as leading to an increase in high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (4.8%).

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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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What Vitamins Do I Need For Optimum Health?

Posted April 30, 2012

What vitamins do I need? Its a common question, and vitamins and mineral supplements are a helpful alternative for those who do not get proper nutrition in their daily diet. All in all, it is recommended that a person eats a balanced diet containing all essential nutrients.

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Osteoporosis Management in Women – Lifestyle Approach

Posted April 30, 2012

Osteoporosis, or porous bones, is a silent disease occurring because of reduced bone formation and increased bone resorption. Bone is a living, growing tissue made up of collagen, a protein network that gives the bone its tensile strength and framework, and calcium phosphate, a mineral that gives the bone its hard skeletal framework. More than 99 percent of the bodys calcium is present in the bones and teeth.

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The Connection Between Good Nutrition and Good Cognition

Posted April 30, 2012

A new study goes deeper in understanding the connection between good nutrition and a healthy brain. Previous studies have linked individual vitamin deficiencies to cognitive decline. But new research looks at a wider range of vitamins, and even better, it uses biomarkers in the blood to correlate vitamins with brain health, both good and bad.

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Ordinary vegetables with extraordinary benefits

Posted April 30, 2012

Here are 10 anytime vegetables that are easy to cook, delicious, add colour to any meal and most importantly – provide you with the best of nutrition required in our daily lives. Here they are: 10 vegetables with extraordinary benefits.

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IADSA Lays Out the Science in Support of Supplements for Micronutrient Adequacy

Posted April 30, 2012

The International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations this week released a scientific publication detailing the role of food supplements in ensuring micronutrient adequacy for vulnerable groups around the world.

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The Role of Nutrition in Maintaining Good Eyesight

Posted April 30, 2012

The visual system the eyes, muscles, nerves and vision centers of the brain is one of the most complex and highly demanding systems of the body. More than 25% of the nutrition your body absorbs goes to feed the visual system. The visual system consumes one third of all the oxygen that you take in. Metabolism in the eyes is faster than anywhere else in the body. The concentration of vitamin C and other important nutrients is higher in the healthy eye than almost anywhere else in the body.

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Lettuce nutrition facts

Posted April 30, 2012

Crispy green/crimson-red colored lettuce is the most sought after leafy vegetable; be it your crunchy green salad or healthy vegetable sandwiches! Botanically this marvelous, nutrition rich leafy green belongs to the daisy family of Asteraceae. Scientific name: Lactuca sativa.

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Better nutrition makes for better sperm

Posted April 30, 2012

A pair of studies presented today at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) show a link between dietary patterns and semen parameters in men: in short, better nutrition makes for better semen.

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