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Greater levels of some antioxidants associated with lower risk of metabolic syndrome

A report published online on March 30, 2011 in the Journal of Nutrition reveals the results of a large study of adult Americans which found a lower risk of metabolic syndrome (a cluster of risk factors that increase the risk … Continue reading

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Omega-3 fatty acids & death rates in female heart attack survivors

New research indicates that decreased levels of EPA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, are related to an increased risk of death in women following a heart attack. Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are known to have beneficial effects on … Continue reading

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