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Curry Favors Type 2 Diabetes Prevention

August 6, 2012

The study: Curcumin extract, found in the spice turmeric, may help prevent Type 2 diabetes. In a double-blind placebo study, 240 people with pre-diabetes (a precursor to full-blown diabetes) were randomly assigned to take curcumin tablets or a placebo for nine months. At the end of the study, 16.4 percent of participants in the...
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Fish Oil Doesn’t Lower Heart Risk in Diabetics

July 28, 2012
Fish Oil Doesn’t Lower Heart Risk in Diabetics

July 25, 2012 — If you have diabetes or prediabetes, fish oil supplements might not be so helpful after all in cutting heart disease risk. That’s the conclusion of a large study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Fish oil supplements contain omega-3 fatty acids. The American Heart Association says omega-3s have...
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Curcumin capsules found to curb diabetes risk

July 28, 2012

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Supplements containing a compound in curry spice may help prevent diabetes in people at high risk, a small clinical trial suggests. Researchers found that over nine months, a daily dose of curcumin seemed to prevent new cases of diabetes among people with so-called prediabetes – abnormally high blood sugar...
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Dietary Supplement Consumers Tend to Make Healthier Lifestyle Choices

March 25, 2012

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — When it comes to healthy habits, dietary supplement users appear to make healthier lifestyle choices overall than non-users, according to a recent study by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement industry. This is supported by previous studies-4 that suggest that...
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Soy-based S-equol supplement reduces metabolic syndrome risk factors

March 22, 2012

Washington, DC. (March 19, 2012) A 12-week treatment of the fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement containing S-equol significantly lowered hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), LDL cholesterol and improved vascular stiffness, all factors that occur as part of metabolic syndrome, according to a first-of-its-kind peer-reviewed study reported in a poster at the Women’s Health 2012 annual meeting....
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Vitamin E pills fail to lower women’s heart failure risk

March 22, 2012

A new U.S. study indicates taking vitamin E won’t reduce a woman’s risk of heart failure, the latest research to debunk the long-held claim the supplement helps prevent medical problems in aging. However, the study, published in Tuesday’s American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure, did observe one heart-related benefit of vitamin E use...
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New Natural Herbal Product for Children with ADD/ADHD

March 22, 2012

Glencoe, Illinois (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 Dr. Sergei Shushunov, MD, the owner of Lev Laboratories, Ltd., a leading US developer and manufacturer of dietary supplements for infants and children under the brand name “4 healthy kids” has recently announced introduction of a new product for children with ADD/ADHD named Timeout®. Timeout® is a proprietary...
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Magnesium lowers blood pressure, study suggests

March 15, 2012

ScienceDaily (Mar. 13, 2012) — Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire have found that magnesium supplements may offer small but clinically significant reductions in blood pressure. In a paper published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, the researchers also discovered that the size of the effect increased in line with increased dosage. Cardiovascular...
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