New studies performed by the researchers from the Universities of Iceland, the University of Navarra, University College Cork, and the Portuguese National Research Institute on Agriculture and Fisheries Research in Lisbon show links between consuming fatty fish like salmon or fish oil supplements and many health benefits including reduction of blood pressure, heart health, promoting weight loss and it may also reduce your risk of age-related macular degeneration. In recent [...]
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The fifth most common cancer for women worldwide is endometrial cancer. According to a new study published in Cancer, Causes and Control, intakes of vitamins C and E and beta-carotene may reduce the risk of cancer of the uterus. An increase of 1,000 micrograms of beta-carotene for a 1,000 calorie diet has shown a 12% reduction in endometrial cancer risk.* Also, increasing your vitamin C and E intake could also [...]
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The leading cause of blindness in people over 60 is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). A recent Australian study called the Blue Mountain Eye Study examined about 2500 participants over a 5 and 10 year period.* The study found that reducing trans-fats and increasing consumption of fish, nuts, olive oil and other foods containing omega-3 fatty acids could significantly lower the risk for AMD. It may be that healthy fatty acid [...]
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A compilation study from Tufts University, University of Wisconsin, and the EMMES Corporation researched the effects of taking the AREDS supplement plus omega-3 and reducing dGI (dietary glycemic index) on AMD (age-related macular degeneration). The trial spanned 8 years and studied 3,000 eligible AREDS AMD trial participants. Looking at the risk of advanced AMD, the study found that the AREDS supplement plus higher intakes of omega-3 (DHA and EPA), and [...]
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