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Can CoQ10 Save Your Life?

A prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was published in the International Journal of Cardiology (May 12, 2012). Subjects of the study were 443 Swedes between the ages of 70 and 88. They were given either a placebo or a combination of selenium and CoQ10. They were examined every six months, and given echocardiograms over the five

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Diet and Asthma

Carotenoids are oil-soluble plant pigments that the body can convert to vitamin A. They are responsible for the bright colors of produce. The best known carotenoid is beta-carotene. Beta carotene also has the most vitamin A activity of all of the carotenoids. Other carotenoids include alpha carotene, lycopene, lutein, astaxanthin, beta crpytoxanthin, and zeaxanthin. A

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Triglycerides

A triglyceride molecule consists of a glycerol molecule with three fatty acids attached. After a meal, your body converts calories it does not need to triglycerides. Your body uses them for energy. Eating more calories than you can use, especially in the form of refined carbohydrates, can cause your triglycerides to become elevated. High triglycerides

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Cranberry Juice Prevents UTIs in Children

In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, appearing in Clinical Infectious Diseases (2012 Feb; 54(3): 340-6), 263 children who had been treated for urinary tract infections were given either cranberry juice or a placebo daily for a period of six months. Only 16% of children in the cranberry juice group contacted at least one urinary tract infection,

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