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Calcium and strontium are two metallic elements that have effects on human metabolism due to their ability to serve in the primary mineral component of bone: the structural complex hydroxyapatite (HA; Ca5(PO4)3(OH). Hydroxyapatite is responsible for bone’s great compression strength. It is also the component that is in the greatest flux, moving in and out of the bone as the skeleton is remodeled, or as calcium is needed for other systems in the body.

A study completed at Iowa State University’s Nutrition and Wellness Center found that a diet supplemented with flaxseed significantly lowered high cholesterol levels in men.

A new study published in the gastroenterology and hepatology journal Gut indicates that curcumin may be a viable option for slowing down liver damage and cirrhosis.

It isn’t a secret that mushroom supplements are effective for improving our health in many areas.

Adding green food supplements to the diet is critical for good health.

The Great Diabetes Debate: Genetics versus Lifestyle

Research shows that while people may inherit a susceptibility to diabetes, they do not inherit the disease itself—making healthy choices and prevention more important than ever.

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