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Soy Okay in Diabetic Men with Low T

Posted by dlife on Wed, Jun 25, 14, 02:49 PM 0 Comment

June 23, 2014 (MedPage Today) -- Soy supplements won't send testosterone levels plummeting in men with type 2 diabetes who already have low levels of the hormone, researchers reported here.

Testosterone levels actually rose with supplementation with either a soy protein bar or a soy protein bar that also contained phytoestrogens, Thozhukat Sathyapalan, MBBS, MD, of Hull York Medical School in England, and colleagues reported at the joint meeting of the Endocrine Society and the International Congr

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Diet Can Predict Cognitive Decline

Posted by dlife on Mon, Apr 28, 14, 07:02 AM 0 Comment

April 24, 2014 (Newswise) β€” The importance of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) to brain health has been demonstrated in multiple studies. To assess whether lower dietary intake of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexanoic acid (DHA) were risk factors for cognitive decline, Tammy Scott, PhD, a scientist at the Jean Mayer USD

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Calcium supplementation does not increase coronary heart disease concludes new study

Posted by dlife on Sun, Apr 06, 14, 11:59 PM 0 Comment

April 5, 2014 (EurekAlert) β€”The results of a study presented today at the World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases do not support the hypothesis that calcium supplementation, with or without vitamin D, increases coronary heart disease or all-cause mortality risk in elderly women.

The investigators, from centres in Australia, Denmark and the USA, undertook a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of calcium supplements with or without vitamin D. Th

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New Study Finds Strong Link Between Obesity and 'Carb Breakdown' Gene

Posted by dlife on Mon, Mar 31, 14, 08:42 AM 0 Comment

March 30, 2014 (EurkeAlert) β€” Researchers at King's College London and Imperial College London have discovered that people with fewer copies of a gene coding for a carb-digesting enzyme may be at higher risk of obesity. The findings, published in Nature Genetics, suggest that dietary advice may need to be more tailored to an individual's digestive system, based on whether they have the genetic predisposition and necessary enzymes to digest different foods.

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Understanding Binge Eating and Obesity

Posted by dlife on Sun, Mar 23, 14, 11:59 PM 0 Comment

March 14, 2014 (Newswise) β€” Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a novel method for evaluating the treatment of obesity-related food behavior. In an effort to further scientific understanding of the underlying problem, they have published the first peer-reviewed video of their technique in JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experime

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