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Phytosterols, Blood Fat and Blood Pressure

Does phytosterol consumption reduce postprandial serum triglycerides and blood pressure?   Who are we looking for? We are recruiting male and female individuals between the ages 25-55, who are slightly-to-moderately overweight. What will you have to do?  Stage 1: A screening visit

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Cardiovascular protective role of resveratrol: dietary sources and supplementation

Cardiovascular protective role of resveratrol: dietary sources and supplementation by Anamaria Cucliciu Resveratrol is a naturally occurring polyphenol with phytoestrogenic properties. Resveratrol is widely present in plants which reproduce from seeds[1] and is found in high concentrations in grape skin. Other

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Thinking of supplementing with calcium and scared of cardiovascular disease?

Thinking of supplementing with calcium and scared of cardiovascular disease? by Humaira Rehan Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder in which bones become thinner, brittle, and more susceptible to fractures.  Although Osteoporosis affects both men and women, post-menopausal women account for 80%

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Thinking of Supplementing With Omega-3’s?

Omega-3 Supplementation – Buyer Beware Are you thinking about starting omega-3 supplements but are unsure what brand or type to purchase?  Well you are not alone. The supplement shelves in the drug and health food stores are filled with products

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