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Red Ginseng

Korean Red Ginseng Improves Glucose Control in Patients with Impaired Fasting Glucose, Impaired Glucose Tolerance, or Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Posted February 17, 2014

In a 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study involving 41 subjects with impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, or newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus, supplementation with 5 g/day Korean red ginseng (KRG) in tablet form, was found to be associated with beneficial effects on controlling serum and whole blood glucose levels.

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Red ginseng abrogates oxidative stress via mitochondria protection mediated by LKB1-AMPK pathway

Posted March 18, 2013

Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer) has been used as a botanical medicine throughout the history of Asian traditional Oriental medicine. Formulated red ginseng (one form of Korean ginseng) has been shown to have antioxidant and chemopreventive effects.

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Dietary Salt Reduction Reduces Risk of Stroke

Posted April 30, 2012

A new study published in The Lancet journal suggests that cutting down even a small amount of the daily salt intake could be of a significant benefit for our health. The report comes just two weeks after another study conducted by researchers at Exeter University claimed that cutting down on salt intake did not have any noticeable benefit.

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Reduction Of Salt Intake To Save Lives – Countries In The Americas Take Action

Posted April 30, 2012

Numerous countries in the Americas have taken action in order to reduce their populations salt intake. According to experts expanding these efforts to other countries could save the lives of tens of thousands of individuals over the next ten years.

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