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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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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 E Necessary For Anti-Aging

Vitamin E Necessary For Anti-Aging

Vitamin E has been known to help prevent heart attacks in the past. But now a new publication has shown that in two human cell lines vitamin E prevented senescence to occur. This was proven by the fact that the human cell lines that included vitamin E continued to divide versus contro
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Selenium Helps Heart Injury

Selenium Helps Heart Injury

According to a study food intake of selenium from fish and vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) from reindeer meat was the reason why northern Finnish men have fewer heart attacks and lower mortality from heart attacks than a control group of men from Southern Finland. Apart from a high incid
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Vitamin E Lowers Blood Pressure

Vitamin E Lowers Blood Pressure

An article from Tokyo, Japan describes a study that showed that higher vitamin E intake lowers the risk of high blood pressure. Dr. Akiko Kuwabara and his team analyzed data from 1,405 men and 2,102 women aged 40 and older (average age about 63) from Japan’s National Health and Nutrit
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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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