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Fructose in Disease – Great Video

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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One Fat, Two Fat, Is Any Fat a Good Fat?

Thursday, May 28, 2009

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One Fat, Two Fat, Is Any Fat a Good Fat?

One of the most confusing things when it comes to proper nutrition is the role of fats. We're constantly told that fats are evil things which will expand our bellies to the size of hot air balloons. Recent research has found that the low-fat diet trend is simply wrong for us- we're not supposed to have no fat in our diets. you just have to know which is which.

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A Little Wine Might Lengthen Your Life

Thursday, May 7, 2009

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A Little Wine Might Lengthen Your Life

A new 40-year study, published online this week in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, is lending strong support to the idea that wine is good for you - at least if you're a guy. It adds to the mounting evidence that consistent but small levels of alcohol actually are healthier for you than no alcohol at all. Image thanks to Flickr User Batega

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Has Cuba Cured Heart Disease? The Policosanol Story

Monday, March 9, 2009

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Has Cuba Cured Heart Disease?  The Policosanol Story

Immediately after Castro came to power in 1959, the Cuban Institute for Research on Sugar Cane Derivatives (ICIDCA) was formed and began studying - as you might imagine from the name - products that could be derived from sugar cane. They found one compound - called policosanol - that showed promise. This is that compound's story.

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Integrative Medicine on Capitol Hill

Monday, March 2, 2009

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Integrative Medicine on Capitol Hill

On Thursday, the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions held a hearing called, Integrative Care: A Pathway to a Healthier Nation to assess how complementary medicine will be incorporated into President Obama's challenge for Congress to pass health care reform in 2009.

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