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The Biology Of Aging

The Biology Of Aging

Until not too long ago scientists considered the biology of aging as a one-way street. Your DNA ages, mitochondria, the cells’ power plants, age and the telomeres get shorter as we age. At the end we run out of steam and die. Telomeres and the biology of aging In one study the telomer
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B vitamins Cut Pancreatic Cancer

B vitamins Cut Pancreatic Cancer

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, PA found that B vitamins cut pancreatic cancer. The investigators took data from the Chinese Health database. 63,257 men and women were enrolled between the years of 1993 and 1998. Dietary questionnaires were available that the investigator
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Vitamin C Against Heart Attacks

Vitamin C Against Heart Attacks

1. In the June 2015 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition investigators examined the Copenhagen General Population Study and the Copenhagen City Heart Study. Dietary intake with respect to vitamin C was examined using food questionnaires. In addition vitamin C levels wer
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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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Resveratrol Improves Bone Density

Resveratrol Improves Bone Density

An interesting study from the Aarhus University in Denmark showed that high dose resveratrol could increase bone density significantly in only 16 weeks. The results were published on Oct. 16, 2014 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 66 middle-aged obese men with
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Longer Life With Mediterranean Diet

Longer Life With Mediterranean Diet

The fact that you can have a longer life with a Mediterranean diet is known for some time. But now a study has shown that the reason for a longer life is the fact that telomeres get elongated from the Mediterranean diet. Telomeres are the caps at the end of chromosomes, and they get s
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Resveratrol Helps Memory And Blood Sugar

Resveratrol Helps Memory And Blood Sugar

The Journal of Neuroscience reported that resveratrol helps memory and blood sugar; a trial on 23 healthy, but overweight persons between the ages of 50 and 75 is described. They were given 200 mg of resveratrol as a supplement per day for 26 weeks. A control group of 23 subjects were
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