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2012-04-27 23:03:03

MD Custom RX, Custom Compounding Pharmacy Introduces Great Discounts on Natural Supplements with Addition of New Frequent Buyer Wellness Program and Online Purchasing System Brookfield, WI (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 MD Custom RX is proud to announce the addition of their online product ordering system and new Frequent Buyer Wellness Program. With these new additions, customers can order natural supplements including Ortho Molecular, Pure Encapsulations, Readisorb, Vita Sciences, Nutrition...

2012-04-23 12:50:56

Amid the steady drumbeat from nutrition experts and others to consume a healthier diet — particularly one rich in fruits and vegetables — there often is a bias to eat more of the fresh variety for optimal nutrition. But is fresh always best? Not necessarily. Dr. Cathy Kapica, PhD, RD, adjunct professor of nutrition at Tufts University, and Wendy Weiss, MA, RD, both with Ketchum Global Health and Wellness, conducted a market-basket study comparing the cost of obtaining key...

Big Doses Of Vitamin C May Lower Blood Pressure
2012-04-20 08:46:10

But hold the supplements, for now, researchers say Taking large doses of vitamin C may moderately reduce blood pressure, according to an analysis of years of research by Johns Hopkins scientists. But the researchers stopped short of suggesting people load up on supplements. “Our research suggests a modest blood pressure lowering effect with vitamin C supplementation, but before we can recommend supplements as a treatment for high blood pressure, we really need more research to...

2012-04-03 20:14:13

TAU researcher finds that vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased mortality in intensive care patients Scientists have long believed that vitamin D, which is naturally absorbed from sunlight, has an important role in the functioning of the body's autoimmune system. Now Prof. Howard Amital of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Sheba Medical Center has discovered that the vitamin may also affect the outcomes of patients in intensive care. In a six-month study,...


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