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Ever since the drug warfarin was discovered to be a highly effective anti-clotting agent as well as a good rat poison in the early 1950s, it has been the frontline weapon in preventing stroke among those with atrial fibrillation. But its growing use has...
firstname.lastname@example.orgEditor's note: This is part of an occasional series of stories on getting children (and other picky eaters) to try vegetables. The series explores ways to highlight vegetables' flavor and appearance as a way to work around the resistance some kids have to...
HealthWarmer weather brings many sensual wonders: sounds of happy birds, warmth against our skin, and the scent of freshly turned over soil. Indeed, as I walked my dog through Emmaus this week, I caught a glimpse of one urban farmer after another. They were all...
Parsley, that little green garnish on every plate, is an often overlooked super food. Teaming with enormous benefits, here are just 5 reasons to use this leafy green as more than culinary décor. UNIQUE FLAVONOIDS: Parsley contains the powerful...
EntreeSoybeans originated in Southeast Asia and were cultivated by the Chinese as early as 1100 BC. It didn't take long for the world to catch on to this versatile crop -- since then used for such products as animal feed, in automobile production, including...
Q: Almost all women older than 50 are told to take calcium supplements to prevent bone loss. Hip fractures, spine fractures and other bone problems can cause a lot of pain and misery, not to mention early death. But now I am reading that calcium pills...
Premium Health News ServiceIf you want to preserve your bones as you age, don't skimp on vitamin-K rich foods, like deep-green vegetables. While we usually think of calcium--found in dairy products, greens, and fortified products like soy products--as the main nutrient essential...
EntreeQ. Is sourdough bread a healthy addition to my diet? A. If you appreciate the flavor nuances of sourdough bread, you're in tune with a vein of tradition held dear for centuries. This oldest form of leavened bread is enjoying a rise in popularity in...
EntreeThe caper, courtesy of its sharp and tangy bite, is responsible for the Mediterranean flavors of regional favorites, like chicken piccata and spaghetti puttanesca. Capers, most likely native to Asia, and abundantly grown in Mediterranean countries, such...
Q: I am 17 years old and was recently diagnosed with osteoporosis due to anorexia. I am hesitant to start taking a drug for osteoporosis because it seems that it can have bad side effects. Have you heard about any natural remedies? I have seen a few...
Premium Health News ServiceNot so long ago, nutrition experts cautioned people to avoid nuts, as they were considered a "fatty" food. During the "fat-free" era of the 1980s, people across the country shunned fat--no matter its source. Now, health researchers have come full circle,...
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EntreeNot so long ago, nutrition experts cautioned people to avoid nuts, as they were considered a "fatty" food. During the "fat-free" era of the 1980s, people across the country shunned fat -- no matter its source. Now, health researchers have come full...
Tags: Diabetes, Physiology, Walnuts, Trials, Research
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