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How much vitamin C we have to intake every day?

For healthy adults, the Average Requirement is determined from the quantity of vitamin C that balances metabolic vitamin C losses and allows the maintenance of an adequate body pool characterised by fasting plasma ascorbate concentrations at around 50 µmol/L

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Why what we think about calories could be wrong

The speculations regarding the role of energy intake in the rise in the prevalence of obesity are without empirical support

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How liver "talks" to muscle

Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard University has uncovered a novel signal mechanism that controls how fat storage in the liver can communicate with fat burning in skeletal muscle

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Health problems with too much omega-3 fatty acids

A new review suggests that omega-3 fatty acids taken in excess could have unintended health consequences in certain situations, and that dietary standards based on the best available evidence need to be established

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Healthy habits tie directly to heart disease and arthritis risk

Research done in the UK found that women between the ages of 60-70 whose behaviors included smoking, drinking, and lack of physical activity could increase their risk of developing disabling conditions

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Red wine chemical usefull against cancer

A chemical found in red wine remains effective at fighting cancer even after the body’s metabolism has converted it into other compounds

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NIH study identifies gene for alcohol preference in rats

The researchers say that using genomic techniques to detect genetic variants in selected strains such as the alcohol preferring rat could be an attractive strategy for identifying candidate drug targets to treat people with alcohol problems

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Increased acetaminophen use appears to be major cause of the epidemics of autism

The marked increases in the incidences of autism, asthma, and attention deficit disorder in the United States coincide with the replacement of aspirin by acetaminophen in the 1980s

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Mold sickness, What is it and why does it happen?

The term “poisoned” is understood by most people, however, it is an inaccurate term when applied to mold / fungus, or bacteria, as poisons are man made

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Extra virgin olive oil could fend off Alzheimers

Extra-virgin olive oil has long been known for its potential health benefits. The olive juice allows potential sufferers to keep up brain functions much longer than they would ordinarily have and, crucially, halting the memory loss

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Caffeine intake may reduce fatty liver

The team said this research could lead to the development of caffeine-like drugs that do not have the usual side effects related to caffeine, but retain its therapeutic effects on the liver

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Resveratrol could block cardiovascular benefits of exercise

The University of Copenhagen surprisingly suggests that eating a diet rich in antioxidants may actually counteract many of the health benefits

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More risk of heart disease for people with type 2 diabetes

More than 370 million people worldwide have type 2 diabetes. Association between a genetic variant related to glutamic acid metabolism and coronary heart disease in type 2 diabetes

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Green coffee bean to make you slimmer

Green coffee bean extract contain chlorogenic acid, which affects the metabolism and blood sugar levels in the body

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Honey contaminants and adulteration cases

Humans have been collecting honey for food, for more than 8,000 years and production is on the increase. Today though, honey contamination, adulteration and honey-bee colony losses pose a raft of twentieth century challenges

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