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    Amway yesterday announced the launch of a global effort to fight childhood malnutrition, called the Nutrilite Power of 5 Campaign. Leveraging the contents of Nutrilite Little Bits supplement, a one-gram nutrient powder packet containing 15 vitamins and minerals, the Power of 5 Campaign organizes efforts to...
     
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    Specific foods consumed by young children are leading to excessive intake of saturated fat and sodium in their daily diets. New research presented yesterday at the Experimental Biology 2014 conference shows cheese, hotdogs, and whole and 2 percent milk are among the top foods and beverages contributing to saturated...
     
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    A morning and evening ritual of tart cherry juice may help you sleep better at night, suggests a new study presented yesterday at the Experimental Biology 2014 meeting. Researchers from Louisiana State University found that drinking Montmorency tart cherry juice twice a day for two weeks helped increase sleep time by...
     
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    As many as 52 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass, and studies suggest that one in two women and up to one in four men ages 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is concerning because you can't feel your bones getting weaker, which is why it's often referred to as...
     
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    Preliminary research out of Florida State University investigated whether daily consumption of a freeze-dried blueberry powder supplement resulted in a reduction of blood pressure and arterial stiffness, a measure of cardiovascular disease risk, in postmenopausal women with pre- and stage 1-hypertension. The initial...
     
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    SkinCeuticals, the antioxidant authority and leader in scientifically-backed cosmeceutical treatments, announces initial findings from a multi-year clinical research initiative that, for the first time, quantifies the damaging effects of pollution on skin and the protective capacity of the brand's topical...
     
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    In preparation for summer break, a time when many kids and teens lose the daily structure of lessons and physical activity, YMCAs nationwide are providing millions of families with tools for building a foundation for practicing healthy habits that will last through the summer. It's all part of YMCA's Healthy...
     
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    Lyme disease doesn't discriminate. Although singer Debbie Gibson is the latest noteworthy individual to announce her fight with the illness, lifestyle guru Martha Stewart, actor Alec Baldwin, and President George W. Bush have all been given the Lyme disease diagnosis.  Some say conditions are ripe for an...
     
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    April marks the arrival of California Avocado season and now is the perfect time to enjoy the delicious flavor of this premium fruit in a variety of dishes – including those essential afternoon snacks. Americans’ snacking is on the rise, with snacks making up about half of all eating occasions, according...
     
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    Urban Health Plan (UHP) celebrated the official opening of its most recent health center, the Simpson Pavilion, this morning at 9:00. The new, state-of-the-art, 54,000-square-foot facility will enable UHP to care for an additional 20,000 South Bronx residents. It will house UHP's adult medicine, walk-in pediatrics...