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Calcium supplements have is modest at best.1 The safety of long been advocated as a way to reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Millions of American women and many men have been taking calcium supple- ments for many years hopeful that they will cut their risk of osteoporotic fractures. While the bulk...
 
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Buy Red: A Closer Look at Anthocyanins Anthocyanins are water-soluble plant pigments in the flavinoid class of phytochemicals or plant chemicals. These healthful pigments can appear purple, red, blue, and almost black depending on their concentration and pH. They give eggplants, purple cabbage, purple grapes, cherries, strawberries and blackberries much...
 
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For many years there has been growing evidence that eating more fruits and vegetables reduces the risk of cancer, heart disease and other chronic ills. Carotenoids are plant chemicals with anti-oxidant properties that give many fruits and vegetables their yel- low, orange and red color. For several years beta-carotene supplements became very popular in part ... Can Dietary Alpha-Carotene Increase Longevity?
 
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Vitamin K has long been known to play an important role in the production of molecules involved in normal blood clotting. More recently, evidence has shown that Vitamin K is involved in the production of osteocalcin, a protein needed for proper bone formation. Osteocalcin has been shown to: •...
 
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Getting Enough From the Sun: 10-15 minutes of the sun on your legs and arms each day in good sunlight is enough to get you to 1,000 IU per day. Of course the actual amount will vary based on your weather, season, latitude, sunscreen and the color of your...