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    For the first time in four years since undertaking its Annual Organic Product Survey, TABS Group found a significant increase in American consumers reporting they purchased organic products and a jump in overall sales. Specifically, the percentage of all consumers stating they purchased organics rose from 39.8 percent...
     
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    Soy is a "superfood" and Reliv International has introduced "super soy"
    Nutrition science has regarded soy as a superfood with many health benefits for decades. In fact, "25 grams of soy protein per day, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease," according to the FDA.   Science continues to uncover more evidence of soy...
     
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    A new study from the Infant Brain Imaging Network, which includes researchers at the Center for Autism Research at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), found significant differences in brain development starting at age six months in high-risk infants who later develop autism, compared to high-risk...
     
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    New research suggests weight training for two years significantly improves the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease compared to other forms of exercise such as stretching and balance exercises. The clinical trial, which compared two forms of exercise for Parkinson's disease, was released today and will be...
     
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    Scientists and Artists Seek Answers at First-ever Musician's Dystonia Summit
    A neurological disorder called dystonia is estimated to have ended the careers of at least one member of every major American metropolitan orchestra. Dystonia has claimed the livelihoods of musicians across genres including the acclaimed pianist Leon Fleisher of the Peabody Conservatory of Music, former first oboist...
     
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    BeSmartBeWell.com examines the link between childhood obesity and heart risks during American Heart Month.
    Adults aren’t the only ones who should be thinking heart smart this February, as heart disease is a concern for an increasing number of children, too. Research shows that overweight kids are more likely to develop heart disease as adults. And many overweight children already have conditions like high blood...
     
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    The got breakfast? Foundation this week announced the results of a 2012 Survey of School Breakfast Programs. Among the findings–variety, including pre-packaged meals–is a key to school breakfast success.   The online survey, conducted for the non-profit got breakfast? Foundation by Cline Consulting,...
     
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    Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors, will be sending alumni to a four-day course on learning to prepare healthy and flavorful home-cooked meals at the Hyde Park campus of The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), the world’s premier culinary college.  ...
     
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    The next time you visit the dentist, give yourself a pat on the back. Taking care of your mouth is vitally important to your overall well-being and may lower your risk for other health problems.   For example, periodontal disease has been linked to endocarditis (an infection of the heart lining). Bacteria from...
     
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    Those with diabetes have a high risk for heart disease
    While February 14 is a day focused on celebrating Valentine’s sweethearts, February marks “American Heart Month” and is dedicated to spreading awareness about the importance of heart health. Health Net Inc. is working to increase awareness regarding the strong link between diabetes and heart disease...