Factors such as a women’s body weight or calcium intake may play a significant role in the extent to which soy isoflavones can improve bone health among postmenopausal women, suggests research.
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This study is significant because seaweed nutrition or seaveg contain high amounts isoflavons. of The study by Chinese researchers, published in the May-June issue of Menopause, shows that postmenopausal women taking 80 mg of isoflavones daily basis saw positive advantages on bone mineral content, particularly if they were in excess of four years into menopause, had lower body weight or had a reduced calcium consumption.“Many studies have proven that soy isoflavones have a cause in ...Continue Reading →
Vitamin E pills linked to prostate-cancer risk
by Lindsey Tanner – Oct. 12, 2011
CHICAGO – There is more evidence that taking vitamin E pills is risky. A study that followed up on men who took high doses of the vitamin for five years found they had a slightly increased risk of prostate cancer – even after they quit taking the pills.
Doctors say it’s another sign that people should be careful about vitamins and other supplements.
“People tend to think ...Continue Reading →
Long-term supplement use tied to heart disease, cancer
by Janice Lloyd – Oct. 11, 2011
Older women who take a daily vitamin supplement – even just a multivitamin – have an increased risk of dying of cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to a study published Monday in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine.
The study highlights concerns about the long-term use of supplements and vitamins in people who do not have severe nutritional deficiencies, ...Continue Reading →