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    Kiwifruit have long thought to be a nutritional powerhouse. But a new nutritional analysis published in the peer reviewed journal Nutrition Today further verifies that fact. The author of the paper, Dr. Keith Singletary, Professor Emeritus of Nutrition at the University of Illinois, found that in addition to its...
     
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    Consumers enrolled in Consumer Driven Health Plans (CDHPs) are more likely to make sustainable, positive behavior change leading to significant health plan spend reductions year over year, according to data studied by Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), operator of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans in Illinois...
     
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    Two new scientific papers recently published in Nutrition Today and the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggest that Concord grapes may support healthy circulation to promote cardiovascular and cognitive health in certain populations. These reports add to the growing body of evidence for the role of...
     
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    In response to a draft report by the US Preventive Services Task Force on vitamin D and calcium: Statement by Taylor C. Wallace, PhD, senior director, scientific and regulatory affairs, CRN: "The draft report issued today by the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on vitamin D and calcium does not change...
     
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    America's #1 spreadable cheese partners with book author to "spread" message of portion-sizing without taste sacrifice
    Today, Alouette Portions announced an exclusive sponsorship of the Portion Size Me Summer Tour, a cross-country journey featuring 12-year-old, Marshall Reid, and his mother, Alex, co-authors of Portion Size Me. This recently released book chronicles the family's journey to weight loss and better health through...
     
  • Forces of Nature's Powerful Treatments Come with 1-Year Money Back Guarantee
    Forces of Nature is singlehandedly changing the over-the-counter medicines industry by introducing the world's first and only FDA Registered remedies that are 100 percent Certified Organic by the United States Department of Agriculture.  Combining homeopathic materials with medicinal botanicals, the...
     
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    New Findings on Pistachio Consumption Published in Hypertension
    A Pennsylvania State University study published online this month in Hypertension, an American Heart Association Journal, reveals that including pistachios in a healthy diet may positively reduce the body’s response to the stresses of everyday life. The study conducted at Pennsylvania State University...
     
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    Relax The Back Presents Top 5 Solutions for Dads Suffering in Silence this Father’s Day
    Relax The Back found top Father’s Day gift categories to include clothing, gift cards and electronics – but are these gifts actually useful? According to the American Physical Therapy Association, nearly two-thirds of Americans experience lower back pain, and it’s especially prevalent among men....
     
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    In an effort to promote mobility and daily exercise, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is urging the public to get active this summer with their Get Up! Get Out! and Get Moving! campaign.  "When activities and healthy lifestyle choices are incorporated into daily living, staying active...
     
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    How PTSD is tearing families apart.
    On this past Memorial Day we honored those Americans who have died in military service including 4,474 in Iraq and 1,966 fallen soldiers in Afghanistan. As we move forward from a day of remembrance toward a lasting fight toward freedom, it's vital that we take a moment to recognize the toll which war takes not...