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August 25, 2014

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7:48 PM | Vitamin E and prostate health. The vitam
Vitamin E and prostate health. The vitamin E status of most men is less than those volunteering for clinical studies. Do you know your vitamin E status? http://ow.ly/AHIdOFiled under: Uncategorized
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7:48 PM | Vitamin E and prostate health. The vitam
Vitamin E and prostate health. The vitamin E status of most men is less than those volunteering for clinical studies. Do you know your vitamin E status? http://ow.ly/AHIdOFiled under: Uncategorized
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6:14 PM | Prostate Health: Are you Typical or a SELECT Male with High Vitamin E Status?
Antioxidants protect us. Our bodies have many interrelated systems to protect our cells and tissues. Vitamin E (α-tocopherol) is the most abundant lipid-soluble antioxidant in our bodies. It is co-located within cell membranes to protect polyunsaturated fatty acids from peroxidization. Vitamin E, as well as other antioxidants such as vitamin C and selenium, help protect DNA and proteins from oxidation. Vitamin C is required to regenerate vitamin E.
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3:09 PM | Peer-Reviewed Journals Called to Defend Themselves
Scientific publications which have undergone peer-review are supposed to be the epitomy of quality. The assumption is that scientists have critically evaluated the study. While reviewers may not agree upon the interpretation of the data, they are endorsing the methods and … Continue reading →
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3:09 PM | Peer-Reviewed Journals Called to Defend Themselves
Scientific publications which have undergone peer-review are supposed to be the epitomy of quality. The assumption is that scientists have critically evaluated the study. While reviewers may not agree upon the interpretation of the data, they are endorsing the methods and … Continue reading →
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6:38 AM | Vanilla for One
More than any other plants orchids are evocative of the exotic. In fact as a family the orchids are highly cosmopolitan, occurring almost everywhere on earth. With more than 20,000 species it is the largest family of flowering plants. In temperate regions most orchids are ground dwelling perennial herbs, however the majority of orchids live […]

August 22, 2014

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6:28 PM | Using Technology Advancements to Improve Nutritional Assessments
Nutrient intakes are routinely used to estimate nutrient status. Because of day-to-day variability in eating patterns, the number of days of food intake data required varies tremendously by nutrient. Food intake must be recorded for 5-16 days to estimate the true average vitamin B intake for a group of individuals and greater than 19 days for vitamins A and C. Most nutrient intake studies are not this comprehensive. Ideally, nutritional status is assessed using objective measures

August 21, 2014

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11:24 AM | Micronutrient Powders Improve At-Risk Infants’ Language Development
Malnutrition can have long term effects on health and development, especially when it occurs during the first thousand days of a child’s life, from before conception to the age of two. From a nutrition stand-point, the best outcomes for children occur when their mothers are well-nourished from the pre-pregnancy period up until birth, and they receive appropriate and adequate nutrition that is tied to their age and development throughout infancy and childhood. Unfortunately, this is not […]
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5:00 AM | Edible Vegetable Waste Could Be Turned Into Biodegradable Plastic
Research published in the American Chemical Society journal Macromolecules.
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5:00 AM | NAD Recommends Chobani Discontinue ‘Farmland’ Yogurt Commercial, Modify Facebook Ads
Challenge brought about by General Mills, the maker of Yoplait yogurt products.
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