Warning for Pregnant Women Who Drink Green Tea

Though the popularity of green tea is still predominantly in Asian countries, its following is growing in North America.  Green tea itself contains antioxidants and polyphenols, in particular, such as catechins which have a number of potential health benefits including weight loss and promoting cardiovascular health . Folate and Pregnancy Folate…

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Does Fish Oil Supplementation Improve Body Composition?

Let’s face it, who among us doesn’t want to lose some flab from around our wait or other areas of our body?  At the same time, many of us also want to achieve a more toned and in some cases muscular physique.  We also live in a society where quick fixes and easy solutions prevail…

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Warning for Green and Black Tea Drinks!

Green Tea is a very popular drink not only in Asian countries but throughout the world.  In western nations, black tea is probably even more popular. Green tea itself has many potential health benefits including promoting weight loss as well as beneficial effects on glucose tolerance (potentially beneficial for people with diabetes).  Both green, as…

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Does Folic Acid Fortification of Food Affect Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Folic acid is a B vitamin which is found in green, leafy vegetables. Pregnant women are often advised to take folic acid during their pregnancy to reduce the risk of neural tube defects such as spina bifida. Some evidence also suggests that folic acid supplementation may reduce the risks of heart disease, stroke, and cancer.…

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