Tag Archives: Vitamins

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Matching Genes and Vitamins

A Personalized Plan May Be in Your Future You may be one of the many people who take vitamin and mineral supplements as a kind of insurance plan, to make sure your body’s getting enough of all the nutrients you need. New research suggests that doctors may one day be able to design a personalized…

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May 21, 2016
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Vitamin B3 May Delay Aging

Scientists have enhanced the global antioxidant capacity of cells for the first time, leading to a delay in aging and an increase in longevity. Most attempts to show that oxidative damage is relevant for aging have not been successful, including many trials with antioxidant compounds. Because of this, although the accumulation of oxidative damage with…

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April 10, 2016

Cold Season Allergies

As the cooler weather blows in, it is not uncommon to throw open the windows to air out the home, while simultaneously enjoying crisp cool nights. Unfortunately, for many, coexisting with nature and the fresh air only spawns misery in the form of sneezing, congestion, itchy and watery eyes. Just like spring all over again.…

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December 8, 2015
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Yerba Mate: Good Brew from the Guaraní

Rituals involving hot beverages are found all over the globe. East Asia has ancient tea ceremonies, there’s the bitter and spicy hot chocolate of Central America, and much of the industrialized world can barely open its eyes without a morning cup of coffee. As common as it is for North Americans to meet to discuss…

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May 26, 2015