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GOS prebiotics may boost calcium absorption for teens: Purdue data

Posted March 22, 2013

Daily supplements of galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) may enhance the absorption of calcium for adolescent girls, says a new study from Purdue University with implications for bone health.

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New Study Highlights Effectiveness Of Healthy Lifestyle Text Messages For Teens

Posted January 13, 2013

R U eating healthy 2day? According to the Nielsen consumer research group, teens receive an average of 3,417 text messages per month. Couple this with CDC’s report that high school students’ consumption of fruit and vegetables is, on average, 1.2 times per day and it makes sense to start using text messages to inform teens about health. In a new study released in the January/February 2013 issue of the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, it was found that, in order to inform and motivate teens, text messages should address the reality of today’s adolescent lifestyles.

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Vitamin D deficiency in teens a serious problem

Posted November 7, 2012

Does your teenage daughter often complain of backache and joint pain? Is your college-going cousin always lethargic? Vitamin Ddeficiency among youngsters, which causes such problems, is becoming common these days and is a growing health concern, doctors say.

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Targeted nutrients naturally extend telomere length and provide anti-aging effect

Posted April 30, 2012

Many factors are known to contribute to human lifespan. Many natural health followers carefully control their diet to include organic choices of fruits and vegetables in their natural, uncooked state, while remaining physically active and maintaining body weight within a healthy range.

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Is L-Carnosine the Anti-Aging Miracle Pill to Prevent Telomere Shortening?

Posted April 30, 2012

L-Carnosine was recently touted on The Dr. Oz Show as a miracle anti-aging pill and has been linked to preventing telomere shortening. The latest research shows that telomere shortening is directly linked to heart attacks and premature death. Could L-Carnosine be the answer to anti-aging?

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Danish study confirms telomere length, healthy-aging connection

Posted April 30, 2012

Another study has bolstered the idea that shortened telomeresthe tiny caps protecting the ends of DNA strandscan lead to increased risk of heart attack and premature death. The large-scale, long-term Danish study released today shows a direct link between telomere length and these increased risks.

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