Tag Archives: women’s health

Benefits of Collagen Peptides

New study demonstrates the benefits of collagen peptides for improving body composition and muscle strength in menopausal women. When choosing nutrition supplementation for improving body composition and preserving lean tissue mass we often first think of whey protein or branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs). However, collagen peptides should also be considered. In a study published two…

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May 5, 2019
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Vitamin D helps to increase muscle strength and protect against sarcopenia in postmenopausal women

Vitamin D deficiency is a common health concern for postmenopausal women, and has been associated with muscle weakness and an increased risk of falling. The elderly population is more susceptible to a vitamin D deficiency due to poor dietary intake and nutrition-related conditions. Also, they typically have decreased exposure to sunlight, further increasing their risk…

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October 22, 2015

Adult Food Allergies Linked to Prenatal BPA Exposure

If it seems like more of your patients are allergic to, or intolerant of, more and different kinds of foods than ever before, there might be a reason why. A new research published in November 2014 issue of The FASEB Journal, scientists show, for the first time, that there is a link between perinatal exposure…

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December 22, 2014

An Apple a Day Can Revitalize Your Love Life.

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” has been a common saying for more than a century, and it turns out that people have been repeating it for good reason. Modern research shows that apples improve health in numerous ways, and the latest study found that apples can even boost a woman’s sexual pleasure.…

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July 28, 2014

Women at Higher Risk for Iodine Deficiency

Women at Higher Risk for Iodine Deficiency A too-common lack promotes fatigue, weight gain … possibly breast and other cancers Remember when vitamin D was the overlooked nutrient? Thanks to a wide publicity for new findings, awareness has risen and the US RDA got raised in 2010. Like vitamin D, iodine exerts exceptionally broad and…

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July 11, 2014

Fish May Deter Depression in Women

Risk of depression appears one-quarter lower in women who eat fish at least twice a week Eight years ago, the American Psychiatric Association concluded that diets high in omega-3 fats help deter depression. Their expert panel found that people who eat more seafood-source omega-3s (EPA and DHA) than average enjoy reduced risks of mood problems…

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May 20, 2014