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News ranged wide on cancer front in 2007

Tuesday, January 8, 2008
Nicole Tomlinson, CTV.ca News Besides giving us yet another reason to take our vitamins and to battle the bulge, cancer research in 2007 also listed a contraceptive as a possible cancer risk reducer. Studies also found that city slickers, jet setters and shift workers may increase their chance of developing the disease.… continue reading

Vitamin D Important for Brain Function

Thursday, January 3, 2008
(Ivanhoe Newswire) – Not only does vitamin D help build healthy bones, it may also help build strong minds. In a new review of vitamin D researchers from Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute find there is plenty of evidence to suggest vitamin D is important in brain development and function.… continue reading

Experts update

Thursday, January 3, 2008
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A nearly decade-old food guide pyramid for older adults has gotten a makeover to make it more user-friendly and to emphasize the special dietary needs of people older than 70. Published in the January issue of the Journal of Nutrition, the Modified MyPyramid for Older Adults stresses that older people should be careful to get enough fiber, calcium and vitamins D and B-12.… continue reading

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: HEALTHY HINDSIGHT THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Thursday, January 3, 2008
LESLIE BECK lesliebeck.com The past 12 months brought a mix of nutrition stories to the forefront. It’s fair to say it was a bad year for deli meats, alcoholic beverages and the provinces’ school nutrition policies. Even restaurant meals were exposed for their shockingly high calorie and sodium counts.… continue reading

Vitamin D: put a little light in your life

Monday, December 24, 2007
Al Sears, MD 12794 Forest Hill Blvd., Suite 16 Wellington, FL 33414 I recently wrote about a report out of a university in Nebraska showing that vitamin D has the potential to lower the risk of all cancers in women by 77%.1… continue reading

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