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One of the most common hormonal disorders is polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). It affects about 6% of premenopausal women and is characterized by acne, increased facial hair, irregular periods and infertility. Women with this condition typically have higher levels of male hormones and lower levels of estrogen and very...
 
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Do you wish your family would eat more fruits and vegetables? Like most people, you probably already know they are important sources of essential vitamins and minerals and that they are high in fiber and low in fat and calories. Eating them helps lower the risk of certain diseases...
 
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Celebrate June as Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month by solving these riddles. The answers just happen to score among the top 20 fruits and vegetables for antioxidant power, as measured by the ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) method. The ORAC test is one way researchers determine the antioxidant activity of foods. After you solve the ... Are You Fruit & Veggie Savvy?
 
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Cultured milk products have been around since prerecorded history. Yogurt sales rose by about 500% in the 1970s. Sales of yogurt in the United States were over $2 billion according to National Yogurt Association statistics for 1999. Go-Gurt, a product by General Mills took in over $100 million in...
 
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A Antioxidants are nutrients and/or phytochemicals that protect healthy cells from damage by free radicals. Vitamins C and E, the carotenoids, and selenium are all antioxidants. B Broccoli is a good source of vitamin C and the carotenoids. C Carotenoids are antioxidants found in red, deep yellow, orange and...