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Organic Foods: Safer and More Nutritious?
Organic Foods: Safer and More Nutritious?
By Mayo Clinic Staff
Once found only in health food stores, organic food is now a regular feature at most supermarkets. And that's created a bit of a dilemma in the produce aisle. On one hand, you have a conventionally grown apple. On the other, you have one that's organic. Both apples a [read more]
Good Foods for Eye Health
Good Foods for Eye Health
By Peter Jaret
“Vision depends on tiny capillaries that supply the retina and other parts of the eye with nutrients and oxygen,” says Monique Roy, MD, a professor at the New Jersey Medical School’s Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Science. “Keeping tho [read more]
How Nutrition Influences Your Skin's Aging
How Nutrition Influences Your Skin's Aging
By Paula Simpson
Aging is an ongoing process that generally begins at around age 30. Factors such as smoking, prolonged and unprotected sun exposure, poor diet, improper hygiene, inattention to skin care, and stress can accelerate aging. Genetics and hormonal changes also play a rol [read more]
Stem Cells Therapy: Intriguing
Stem Cells Therapy: Intriguing
By Christine Dell’Amore
Recent studies show that when injected with muscle stem cells from young mice, older mice with a condition that causes rapid aging, saw a threefold increase in their life spans, said study co-author Johnny Huard, a stem-cell expert at the McGowan Institute for Regen [read more]
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