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    Daily consumption of larch arabinogalactan, a natural extract from larch trees, delivered a statistically significant effect in protecting immune health, according to a 12-week randomized controlled study published in Current Medical and Research Opinion. The study provides some of the strongest evidence to date...
     
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    BackJoy, a groundbreaking company in posture and back pain management, along with celebrity fitness trainer Ashley Borden, release the “Sit Right – Stretch Right” online video program for easy-to-follow back exercises and stretches that can be done in the comfort of the office or home...
     
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    A startup, GetAwayGrey, is now offering a nutraceutical multi-vitamin designed to reverse and prevent grey hair. The product is an alternative to the use of hair dyes, which contain irritating and potentially toxic chemicals. GetAwayGrey works on an entirely different principle than dyes and chemicals by addressing...
     
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    The January issue of Food Nutrition & Science reviews a new study from the University of North Carolina reveals that 75 percent of formulated food contains sweetener. The study, published in The Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, examined over 85,000 uniquely formulated foods and found that 68...
     
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    This week, a study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, explored the connection between regular aspirin use and the potential risks for developing the blinding eye disease, macular degeneration. As a result, there is increased confusion and anxiety in the general public about whether aspirin can harm your...
     
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    Osteoarthritis is a condition affecting millions of adults.  The break-down of cartilage in the joints can be painful and debilitating. It is widely accepted that overweight individuals are at higher risk for developing osteoarthritis. The assumption has been that this was due to the higher amount of force placed...
     
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    Peapod's Tony Stallone cooks up new takes on ancient grain
    No matter where you go or who you talk to at this time of year, people are changing their diets and cooking mindsets to stay on track with nutrition and health goals.  According to Peapod's Fresh Markets expert Tony Stallone, one of the best, healthy food trends for accomplishing this shift is a little-known...
     
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    Scripps Clinic, in partnership with The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), has begun the research phase of a proposed clinical trial using induced pluripotent stem cells to halt or reverse the effects of Parkinson's disease. Under the leadership of Melissa Houser, MD, neurologist and medical director of Scripps...
     
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    Importance Of Choosing The Right Plant For The Pot
    Container gardening has been on the uptrend over the past five years and continues to grow in popularity, especially in urban areas where green space can be limited. But to ensure the most success, it is crucial for the 21 million households planting container gardens to pick the right plant for the pot. Going the...
     
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    Health in Mind, a new report from Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) and Trust for America's Health (TFAH), details immediate solutions that can help close the achievement gap and create a healthy future for all children. American children are struggling academically and the nation faces a growing achievement gap that...