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    One hundred million dieters are spending approximately $20 billion a year on weight loss efforts, yet a new survey reveals women actually feel more pressure to beautify the Earth than their own bodies. A survey of 600 women conducted by the makers of Green Works products learned that women say it’s being...
     
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    More than 16 million children in the US suffer from dental decay, and research shows that many parents lack basic information about their children's oral health. In fact, according to a survey of parents conducted by the Ad Council, fewer than half of children in the US brush their teeth twice a day or more. In...
     
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    Supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids promotes effective immune system response and has ameliorating effects on chronic inflammation (a condition caused by an imbalanced immune system that can lead to multiple serious illnesses over time), according to the most recent study published by the National Center for...
     
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    Employers offer incentives to increase program participation
    More American workers recognize the rewards of participating in workplace wellness programs, according to the latest Principal Financial Well-Being Index: American Workers. Sixty-two percent of workers, up from 55 percent 2011, believe workplace wellness activities are successful in improving health and...
     
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    The American Botanical Council (ABC) announces that Natac, a natural products and biotechnology company headquartered in Spain, officially has adopted olive (Olea europaea) through ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program. Natac's three-year commitment will help ABC keep its HerbMedPro database up-to-date with the latest...
     
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    The Sixth Annual Women's Heart Health Symposium hosted by Northwestern Medicine's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute and the Alberto Culver Health Learning Center will be held on Friday, February 1st. This special symposium, taking place on National Wear Red Day, will explore the latest life-saving prevention...
     
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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...