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Belly’s Best Friend: Mangoes Prevent Constipation, Improve Gut Health

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Jun 11, 2018 … ORLANDO, Fla. — Find yourself frequently battling constipation, but don’t have the tastebuds for prunes? Turns out there may be a sweeter, juicer solution available at your local produce market: mangoes. A pilot study conducted by researchers at Texas A&M University found that eating mangoes helps relieve constipation better when compared to taking a supplement containing…

Common Household Chemicals Linked To Chronic Disease In Men, Study Finds

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Jul 13, 2017 … ADELAIDE, Australia — Are common products inside our homes potentially the cause of serious health conditions? New research indicates that everyday chemicals are linked to chronic diseases in men. A team of researchers from the University of Adelaide and the South Australian and Medical Research Institute carried out the research focusing on phthalates, which are common chemicals…

Feeling sick? Vitamin D helps prevent colds, flu, respiratory infections

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Dec 15, 2020 … LONDON — Looking for an extra layer of protection for flu season? A new major global study finds vitamin D helps shield against respiratory infections such as colds and influenza, especially in those who are deficient in it. Researchers at the Queen Mary University of London found that vitamin D has health benefits beyond its effect on…

Study: Could those high-priced antioxidants actually be killing you?

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Dec 11, 2020 … BEIJING — Fear of mortality is one reason Americans spend so much on “antioxidant” products, including Vitamin C supplements and beta-carotene, which promise a longer healthier life. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than half of adults in the U.S. consume some kind of antioxidant product, spending $37 billion each year. But a study conducted…

Study: Multivitamins, Other Common Supplements Have No Health Benefits

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May 29, 2018 … TORONTO — Taking multivitamins or other commonly consumed vitamin and mineral supplements won’t actually provide you any health benefits, but they won’t harm you either, a new study finds. Researchers from the University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital conducted a review of 179 studies on popular vitamin supplements that were published between January 2012…