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Vitamin K2 Improves Arterial Elasticity

Vitamin K2 Improves Arterial Elasticity

Research from the Netherlands showed in 2015 that vitamin K2 improves arterial elasticity, if taken over 3 years. The researchers measured carotid artery elasticity with Doppler ultrasound. They examined various parameters. 244 postmenopausal women were part of a placebo group or a vi
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Good Nutrition Can Manage Chronic Inflammation

Good Nutrition Can Manage Chronic Inflammation

Dr. Mitchell Fleisher explained that good nutrition can manage chronic inflammation. He presented his talk at the 24th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine (Dec. 9-11, 2016) in Las Vegas that I attended. It was entitled “Effective Anti-Aging Nutritional Management of Chronic I
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Mediterranean Diet Prevents Fractures

Mediterranean Diet Prevents Fractures

A new study from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) found that an alternate Mediterranean diet prevents fractures. A total of 93,676 women were enrolled in the WHI study. They were between 50 and 79 years old. Recruitment into the study took place between October 1, 1993 to December
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Vitamin K2 For Your Arteries

Vitamin K2 For Your Arteries

Vitamin K2 (=menaquinone-7 or MK-7) has been known for some time to be needed for prevention of osteoporosis and for prevention of hardening of arteries. But a new study from April 2015 from the Maastricht University in the Netherlands has found that flexibility of arteries, which is
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Testosterone Not Only For Sex

Testosterone Not Only For Sex

Testosterone stimulates a man’s and a woman’s libido but is good for a man’s heart, brain and energy as well; as a result of these facts I entitled this blog “testosterone not only for sex”. A Japanese study from June 2015 found that testosterone replacement helped those men with low
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Calcium Supplementation Reduces Mortality

Calcium Supplementation Reduces Mortality

A study in the American Journal of Nutrition (August 2014) looked at the effect of calcium intake in diabetics and their risk to develop heart disease; not only did they fail to show a negative effect of calcium supplementation, but instead detected a reduction in all-cause mortality
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Vitamin E Prevents Hip Fractures

Vitamin E Prevents Hip Fractures

In August 2014 the journal “Osteoporosis International” published a report from a trial where two groups of patients were compared, those who consumed high doses of vitamin E and those who only had low doses of vitamin E in their food intake; the hip fracture risks of both groups were
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Heart Failure Linked To Low Bone Density

Heart Failure Linked To Low Bone Density

A study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology analyzed the bone density of more than 13,000 healthy individuals. Their hearts were also examined for the presence of heart failure. Dr. Roman Pfister of the Heart Center of the University of Cologne, Germany found that usi
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Higher Vitamin D Levels Associated With Lower Risk Of Mortality

Dr. Cedric Garland and colleagues undertook a study where they pooled data from 32 studies and determined that a vitamin D3 level of 30 ng/ml or more halved the risk of dying when compared to 20 ng/ml or lower. What is interesting about this study is that the total number of women and
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