Monthly Archives: July 2011

Do you know what Oxycholesterol is?

Most of us are aware of the association between cholesterol and heart health. Scientists are now revealing the effects of a little known form of cholesterol called oxycholesterol.
At the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, scientists from the … Continue reading

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Can Medication Compromise Nutrition?

Modern medicine is truly amazing. Procedures and medications available these days can treat disease, reduce the severity of an illness, and save lives. While many people rely on medications to treat conditions such as diabetes, elevated blood lipids, high blood … Continue reading

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Air Pollution Linked to Diabetes?

While we listen to recommendations such as a healthy diet, regular exercise, and stress management to stay well, we also may want to consider our physical environment.
Evidence  reveals that there is a possible link between air pollution and Type 2 … Continue reading

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Can Longevity Be Increased by Eating Less?

A study by St. Louis University revealed that cutting back on calories may assist in slowing aging. The results, published in the June 2008 issue of Rejuvenation Research, are based on a year long study of healthy but sedentary non-smoking … Continue reading

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Consider Carbs for Better Mood and Weight Control

Considering going on a weight loss diet? With the bounty of weight loss programs available, some new information has surfaced about the composition of weight loss diets and mood.
Researchers in Australia recently conducted a study to evaluate the effect dietary … Continue reading

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