Month: October 2006

Popular Diabetes Drug May Not Work, and May Be Harmful!

A recent study suggests that the diabetes drug marketed as “Actos” has no benefits, and may cause serious problems! Popular diabetes drug useless, even harmful, for diabetics, study suggests “A recent study notes the diabetes drug pioglitazone (Actos) has no clear-cut benefit for patients with type 2 diabetes, and may even be harmful to users. …

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Reverse Senior “Brain Aging?” Eat More Veggies!

Although seniors did worse on memory tests as time passed, patients who ate more than two servings of vegetables daily performed about 40 percent better on memory tests. And, the test results of vegetable eaters mirrored those of other patients five years younger! Associations of vegetable and fruit consumption with age-related cognitive change The conclusion …

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Reuters Report: High bread consumption tied to kidney cancer

Highly refined foods are less natural and have terrible consequences to your health! Highly refined sugars and highly refined breads are NOT at all healthy, and this study shows that high bread consumption does more than just guarantee weight gain, it also can result in cancer risk! High bread consumption tied to kidney cancer “A …

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Grape Seed Extract Halts Cancer Cell Growth!

Grape Seed Extract has long been thought to be a benefit against cancer. Now reseach into the effects of Grape Seed Extract flavonoids leads credence to this position! Grape seed extract halts cell cycle, checking growth of colorectal tumors in mice “Chemicals found in grape seeds significantly inhibited growth of colorectal tumors in both cell …

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Potassium Supplementation Can Help Restore Bone Mass in Older Women

“Older women who take potassium citrate supplements can increase their bone density, reducing the risk of osteoporosis, according to new research appearing in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Dr. Reto Krapf of the University of Basel in Switzerland and colleagues conducted a study of 161 post-menopausal women whose average age was 59. …

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