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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.
Regular jogging increases the life expectancy of men by 6.2 years and women by 5.6 years.
The United States spends more on health care than 12 other industrialized countries yet does not provide "notably superior" care.
Swedish researchers submit that social, mental, and physical engagement help to preserve cognitive performance in aging.
Danish study data reveals that an increase in BMI of 4 kg/m2 in life increases the risk of developing heart disease by 50%.
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279. “D”feat the Flu
A growing body of evidence supports a link between Vitamin D and optimal immune health. University School of Medicine (Japan) researchers studied 334 schoolchildren, one group of whom received daily supplements of vitamin D3 (1200 IUs) and the other group received placebo. During the course of four months, the incidence of seasonal influenza was 11% in the Vitamin D supplemented group, as compared to 19% in the placebo group.