Atlanta, GA—A recently published article in the Archives of Internal Medicine suggests that high sodium intake coupled with low potassium intake is linked to cardiovascular disease (CVD).

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Gainesville, FL—Published research analyzed by the University of Florida suggests that resveratrol, a polyphenol found in grapes and other fruits, may support healthy aging. A review article published online in Molecular Nutrition and Food Research investigated thousands of laboratory tests with enzymes, animals and cultured cells to probe the effects that resveratrol has on humans.

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East Rutherford, NJ—A paper published in the Journal of Medicinal Foods provides evidence that Maitake D-Fraction, a proprietary extract of the Maitake mushroom developed by Mushroom Wisdom, Inc., induces apoptosis in human breast cancer cells.

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Vancouver, Canada—A new small-animal study indicates that a low-carb, high-protein diet may impede tumor growth.

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Mercer County, NJ—Everyone is aware of the benefits of getting a restful night’s sleep. Now, a new study suggests that sleepy teens are more prone to crave carbohydrates.

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Bordeaux, Dijon and Montpellier, France—Well-known in the kitchen as a light and tasty way to liven up food, olive oil also has been said to offer protective effects against many potentially dangerous cardiovascular risks like high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and high cholesterol.

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Columbia, MO—A recently published article in Obesity shows that eating a high-protein breakfast decreases hunger and increases one’s feeling of fullness.

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Tallahassee, FL—Tart or sweet, green or red, apples are enjoyed by millions across the globe. Now, a USDA-funded study has highlighted the heart health benefits of consuming apples. The findings were presented at Experimental Biology 2011.

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Berkeley, CA—Researchers at University of California’s Berkeley School of Public Health believe that prenatal exposure to organophosphate (OP) pesticides is linked to lower intelligence scores in children.

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Buffalo, NY; Atlanta, GA—According to a study published in the Archives of Ophthalmology, those with higher levels of vitamin D in their blood may have a decreased risk for developing early age-related macular degeneration (AMD), an eye disease that could lead to blindness.

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