American Heart Association , AHA, Sugar Limit

AHA Sets New Added Sugar Limit for Kids & Teens

Dallas, TX-On Wednesday, The American Heart Association (AHA) announced a new recommendation, published in the journal Circulation, in which children aged 2-18 should eat...

Researchers Link Ashwagandha to Fewer Food Cravings

Los Angeles, CA— Ashwagandha is known for stress support, but can it help with stress-induced eating? Yes, according to new research published in the Journal...

Researchers Link Zika Outcome to Selenium Status

  University of North Carolina Greensboro Biochemist Ethan Will Taylor, Ph.D., and High Point University Pharmacy Professor Jan Ruzicka, Pharm D, Ph.D., may have unraveled...

Ester-C Performs Better than Vitamin C

Ronkonkoma, NY—New data published in SpringerPlus suggest that a branded vitamin C ester (Ester-C from NBTY, based here) is better at increasing vitamin C...
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New Findings Suggest Hops Extract Could Prevent Breast Cancer

New laboratory findings published in the journal Chemical Research in Toxicology, suggest hops, a cone-like flower, could reduce the risk of breast cancer. Led by...
Blood pressure

New Study Finds that Magnesium May Lower Blood Pressure

A meta-analysis published in Hypertension found that supplementation with magnesium may lower blood pressure. The analysis included 34 randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials composed of...
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Cranberry Proanthocyanidins–Probiotics Inhibit Bacterial Growth

Madison, WI—As functional foods grow in popularity, a group of investigators have published new data suggesting a combination of probiotics and cranberry proanthocyanidins (c-PAC)...
metabolic disease

New Paper Suggests K2 Depletion Causes Disease

Nagoya, Japan—A team of Japanese researchers has offered a new theory for the cause of several metabolic diseases: impaired vitamin K2-dependent processes. The group notes...
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Plant-Based Supplements Benefit Menopause Symptoms

Rotterdam, Netherlands—A new study published in JAMA suggests that several plant-based ingredients may help women going through menopause. A team of researchers from Erasmus University...
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Calorie Labeling Reduces Calorie Consumption by 10%

New research published in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing suggests consumers may switch to a lower-calorie option when color-coded or numeric calories...