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A daily glass of tomato juice helps to reduce markers of oxidative stress, particularly after exercise.
Oral zinc formulations reduced the duration of cold symptoms in adults by 2.63 days.
Insufficient levels of Vitamin D make the body’s innate immune defenses susceptible to viral infections.
Eye color may be an indicator of whether a person is high-risk for vitiligo or melanoma.
The latest European Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice recommend that people should eat fish at least twice a week.
Low testosterone levels are found to be linked to a resistance to insulin.
The longer you drive to work, the more likely you are to be overweight and have high blood pressure.
Levels of Insulin-like growth factor (IGF) axis proteins associate with a greatly reduced risk for developing type-2 diabetes up to a decade or more later.
Black pepper is an abundant source of piperine, a compound that Korean researchers report blocks the formation of new fat cells.
People who consume large amounts of omega-3 fatty acids tend to have lower plasma levels of beta-amyloid proteins, a marker of Alzheimer's Disease.
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281. Fish for Health
“Fatty fish” are fish that are good sources of omega-3 fatty acids, most notably docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). Omega-3 fatty acids from fish sources have been shown to exert beneficial effects on cardiovascular risk factors. Per 3.5 ounce serving, mackerel contains 2.6 grams of omega-3s, herring 1.7 grams, salmon and canned sardines 1.5 grams, and anchovies 1.4 grams. Studies suggest that consuming fatty fish may associate with reductions in:
• Heart Failure Risk: Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health (Alabama, USA)assessed the relationship of fatty fish and omega-3s contained therein, with heart failure risk among middle-aged and older women...