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Nutrients for Sports Recovery

Posted July 9, 2013

As mainstream consumers grow increasingly interested in health and fitness, the demographic turning to sports and exercise supplements has continued to expand. And within this growing trend, post-workout nutrition is getting attention as the critical component for optimizing exercise and sport performance results. “While the advantages of physical activity are clear, strenuous activity also increases the risk of oxidative stress, which can lead to inflammation, as well as wear and tear on joints, tendons, ligaments, muscles and other connective tissue,” said Tim Hammond, director of sales and strategic relations for Bergstrom Nutrition.

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Utah researchers discover beneficial role of vitamin D after exercise

Posted May 26, 2013

A simple dose of vitamin D has been found to work wonders on tired muscles after intense exercise. The compound can help with faster muscle recovery and may even prevent muscle damage caused by exercise, according to researchers at Intermountain Healthcare’s The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital.

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What You Eat Before Surgery May Affect Your Recovery

Posted March 22, 2013

According to a new study, the last few meals before surgery might make a difference in recovery after surgery. Fat tissue is one of the most dominant components that make up the body, and fat tissue is always traumatized during major surgery.

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Music Therapy Improves Recovery For Surgery Patients

Posted November 23, 2012

A new study review published by the University of Kentucky found that music therapy can be beneficial to patients before, during and after a surgical procedure and may reduce pain and recovery time.

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Comparison of Effects of Red Wine Versus White Wine on Hormones Related to Breast Cancer Risk

Posted April 30, 2012

Aromatase inhibitors (AIs) prevent the conversion of androgens to estrogens, and could play a role in the development of breast cancer. This study of 36 pre-menopausal women consisted of a cross-over intervention trial to determine if there were differences between red wine and white wine in their effects on AIs.

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Dark chocolate and red wine are the heart-healthy food, drink of love

Posted April 30, 2012

Forget the oysters and the champagne this Valentines Day. If you want to keep your true loves heart beating strong, dark chocolate and red wine are the food and drink of love, said Susan Ofria, clinical nutrition manager at Gottlieb Memorial Hospital.

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Study: Piceatannol Red Wine, Fruit Compound Could Help Block Fat Cell Formation

Posted April 30, 2012

A compound found in red wine, grapes and other fruits, and similar in structure to resveratrol, is able to block cellular processes that allow fat cells to develop, opening a door to a potential method to control obesity, according to a Purdue University study.

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How Red Wine Protects the Heart: New Study

Posted April 30, 2012

Weve been told for years that drinking red wine is good for the heart because it contains potent antioxidants called polyphenols, but how does it protect the heart? Researchers at the University of Milan in Italy have come up with an explanation.

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Health Benefits of Red Wine

Posted April 30, 2012

Many people consider red wine as a healthy drink, as it contains powerful polyphenols. However, more and more experts believe our lifestyle and the way we drink is more important than the kind of alcohol we consume.

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Moderate red wine drinking may help cut women’s breast cancer risk, study shows

Posted April 30, 2012

Drinking red wine in moderation may reduce one of the risk factors for breast cancer, providing a natural weapon to combat a major cause of death among U.S. women, new research from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center shows.

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