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2013-03-07 23:01:02

For the country´s growing senior population, a diet high in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, and low in dairy, saturated fat and refined sugar is best. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 Whether we want to believe it or not, none of us are getting any younger. And because of that, it´s important to know that nutritional requirements change as the body ages. Metabolism slows, taste and smell senses diminish, digestion slackens, and the body generates less saliva and...

2013-02-05 23:01:16

All-Natural Neuropathy pain relief formula, Neuroplenish launches free trial offer on its website. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 05, 2013 Neuroplenish, maker of an all-natural remedy for neuropathy sufferers, is now offering a new promotion. Website visitors can order one bottle of Neuroplenish and pay only the postage of $9.95. The offer is limited to new customers and only one bottle per person may be ordered. Research shows that 20 million Americans and over half of all diabetes...

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2009-07-14 09:10:00

Wild birds of several species are dying in large numbers from a paralytic disease with hitherto unknown cause in the Baltic Sea area. A research team at Stockholm University, Sweden, led by Associate Professor Lennart Balk, has demonstrated strong relationships between this disease, breeding failure, and advanced thiamine (vitamin B1) deficiency in eggs, young, and adults. The results are presented in the article "Wild birds of declining European species are dying from a thiamine deficiency...

2009-04-24 10:05:22

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston researchers have discovered that a form of vitamin B1 could become a new and effective treatment for one of the world's leading causes of blindness. Scientists believe that uveitis, an inflammation of the tissue located just below the outer surface of the eyeball, produces 10 to 15 percent of all cases of blindness in the United States, and causes even higher rates of blindness globally. The inflammation is normally treated with antibiotics...

2008-12-09 18:06:41

Researchers in Britain and Pakistan say high doses of thiamine, or vitamin B1, can reverse the onset of early diabetic kidney disease. Dr. Naila Rabbani and Paul J. Thornalley at Warwick Medical School at the University of Warwick, in collaboration with researchers at the University of Punjab and Sheik Zaid Hospital in Lahore, Pakistan, say that taking high oral doses of thiamine can dramatically decrease the excretion of albumin and reverse early stage kidney disease in type 2 diabetes...

2008-09-02 09:15:00

By Deepak Adhikari Pittsburgh Post-Gazette At a time when humans are rethinking the wide use of water bottles for environmental reasons, now comes bottled water for dogs. Actually, these bottles for canines are more along the lines of nutraceuticals, in which regular foods are fortified with vitamins and supplements. In this case -- water. Hero Enhanced Dog Water is "fortified with nutrients to help keep dogs of all ages healthy and active and flavored for tastes that dogs love," according...

2008-09-02 03:00:24

By Anonymous Although diminutive in size, the lowly wheat germ is full of fiber and is one of the most nutrient-packed foods available. "Wheat germ contains a gold mine of essential nutrients-it's rich in phytochemicals, B vitamins, vitamin E, and trace minerals such as zinc and iron, as well as healthy unsaturated fats," states Sari Greaves, R.D., dietitian at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell's Cardiac Health Center. She says it also contains phosphorus, magnesium, thiamine, coenzyme...

2005-06-14 23:19:59

Previous studies have demonstrated that the brains of alcoholics are smaller, lighter and "shrunken" when compared to nonalcoholic brains. Symposium speakers at the October 2004 Congress for the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism in Mannheim, Germany reviewed what is known about the causes, consequences and clinical implications of alcohol-related brain shrinkage. Proceedings are published in the June issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. "The...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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