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1,300 babies each year saved from serious birth defects of brain and spine by folic acid Fortifying grain foods with the B vitamin folic acid has saved about 1,300 babies every year from being born with serious birth defects of the brain and spine known as neural tube defects (NTDs)...
Medical News Today | Jan 19, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A fatty acid used to decode weight control Obesity can be described as an excess of fat leading to metabolic diseases and adipose tissue has a pivotal role in obesity and its related complications.
Medical News Today | Jan 19, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: How Vitamin D May Fight Colon Cancer Vitamin D may interact with the immune system to prevent the growth of colorectal malignancies.
New York Times | Jan 17, 2015 02:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: A 12-Hour Window for a Healthy Weight Eating only within a 12-hour period every day could make a big diet difference.
New York Times | Jan 16, 2015 7:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Well: Soup Well Five soups made from winter vegetables.
New York Times | Jan 16, 2015 2:57 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ask Well: Is Rebounding Good Exercise? A reader asks: Does rebounding, or a mini-trampoline, provide the miracle benefits that its advocates say it does?
New York Times | Jan 16, 2015 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Research finds potassium salts aid bone health and limit osteoporosis risk Latest research from the University of Surrey has found that the potassium salts (bicarbonate and citrate) plentiful in fruit and vegetables, play an important part in improving bone health.
Medical News Today | Jan 16, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Community lowers heart disease risks and death rates over 40-year period Heart disease and stroke have been the No. 1 killers of men and women in the United States for 100 years, particularly among those with lower socioeconomic status.
Medical News Today | Jan 16, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The most effective health messages Is it better to tell people about the harms of certain health decisions or about the benefits of positive health related decisions?
Medical News Today | Jan 16, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Leaves of sweet potato a good source of vitamins Sweet potato is known to be a good source of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and certain B vitamins that are considered essential to human health.
Medical News Today | Jan 16, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend