Women who consumed high levels of flavanone, a compound found in oranges, grapedfruit and other citrus fruit had significantly lower risk for stroke compared with women who did not.
Osteoporosis affects approximately 10 million Americans, and another 40 million are at risk for the bone disorder. One in two women and one in four men age 50 years and older will experience an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime, with estimated health-care costs totaling approximately $14 billion each year. These numbers are expected to increase…
Although the consumption of dietary supplements has increased considerably over the past decade, most of these products do not reduce total mortality in older women, and many appear to be associated with increased mortality risk, data from the Iowa Women’s Health Study indicate.
Women with low-grade cancer tumors who increased their starch intake 5-g per day upped their recurrence risk 3%.
Obese children who lose weight as adults have the same risk for developing heart disease as people who were never obese at all, results from a meta-analysis indicate.