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Unlikely Sources of Antioxidants

Antioxidants are nutrients that protect the body from free radical damage. Free radical damage is caused by destructive ions that target healthy cells. Unfortunately, it is hard to avoid free radicals because they are present in the air you breathe in and in cellular waste. Studies show that free radical damage is the precursor to serious diseases including cancer and …

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Looking Beyond Calcium to Prevent Osteoporosis

Close to a third of postmenopausal women in Europe and the US have osteoporosis. If you have a family history of this bone-thinning disease or one of the other risk factors for its development, which include a small frame size, long-term use of steroids, an overactive thyroid gland and poor absorption of nutrients, it is especially important that you review …

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