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The body gives several warning signs when vitamin C deficiency has reached dangerous levels. Paying attention to these sings could save your life. Here are over 7 signs of a vitamin C deficiency.
Results of a recent study indicate that the incidence of type 2 diabetes is lower in places where a great deal of black tea is consumed.
The vitamin D and weight loss connection has been found before, but even newer research is drawing a link. According to a new study, obese mothers are passing along extremely low levels of vitamin D to their unborn child. It is possible that vitamin D becomes trapped inside the fat tissue so that there is less available to circulate through the body.
According to new research out of Sweden, a very common cat litter parasite, known as Toxoplasma gondii, may contribute to mental illness. Between 30-50% of the world population is infected with Toxoplasmosis, caused by exposure to the parasite in question.
A joint international study between researchers in the UK, USA, and China suggests that second-hand smoke could increase the risk of severe dementia. Previous studies have found that environmental smoke can cause lung cancer and coronary heart disease in non smokers, however, this is the first study to show a strong link between passive smoke and syndromes of dementia and cognitive decline.
Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of East Anglia found that women could cut their risk of heart attack by almost one-third simply by eating blueberries or strawberries three times per week. Both these berries are loaded with dietary anthocyanins and powerful dietary flavonoids that help keep plaque off of arteries and provide other cardiovascular benefits.
Patients with colorectal cancer may benefit from the cancer-growth-inhibiting power of grape seed extract. Researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center report that the more aggressive the cancer cells are, the more effective the grape extract works at targeting and stopping the growth.