According to the World Health Organization (WHO), by 2010 cardiovascular disease will be the leading killer in the developing world.  Arterial stiffness is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events.  It can cause myocardial infarction and stroke—two of the leading causes of death in the world. Cardiovascular benefits related to omega-3 have been researched in recent years.  The newest study suggests that consuming omega-3 along with a high fat [...]
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Yale University School of Medicine researched 698 community-living persons 65 years and older in Tuscany. Researchers were looking to identify the factors that contribute to physical function decline.* Participants were examined between 1998 and 2000 and then re-evaluated 3 years later.  The researchers measured their amounts of micronutrients, including folate, vitamins B6, B12, D and E. During follow up, Vitamin E was the only nutrient that was found to have [...]
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In Italy, a small study of twenty-seven patients with non-advanced AMD were divided into two groups. Fifteen patients were given oral supplementation of vitamin C (180 mg), vitamin E (30 mg), zinc (22.5 mg), copper (1 mg), lutein (10 mg), zeaxanthin (1 mg), and astaxanthin (4 mg) daily for one year. The other twelve patients were not treated with any dietary supplements during the same time frame.* Both groups were [...]
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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), by 2010 cardiovascular disease will be the leading killer in the developing world.  Arterial stiffness is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events.  It can cause myocardial infarction and stroke—two of the leading causes of death in the world. Cardiovascular benefits related to omega-3 have been researched in recent years.  The newest study suggests that consuming omega-3 along with a high fat [...]
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