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Comparison Between Chia Seeds and Flaxseeds

People have been consuming both chia and flaxseeds for centuries, but there is still a lot of confusion about their health benefits.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Supplement

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Globe and Mail

How much healthy fat can I include in my diet without gaining weight?

There are so many healthy fat alternatives we're supposed to be eating - such as avocado, flax, chia and coconut oil.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Medicine, Nutrition, Diabetes, Health, Calcium

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Coping with dementia poses challenge to Ala family

About four years ago - 10 years after her husband, B.J. Lawrence, died - Lawrence started to forget her clothes were dirty.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dementia, Health, Supplement, Alzheimer's, Hartselle, AL, Morgan County, AL

Norwalk Citizen News

Coping with dementia poses challenge to Ala family

In this Aug. 8, 2014 photo, Kim Lemmond helps her mother, Nita Lawrence, 84, get up out of a chair in her room in Westminster Assisted Living, in Decatur, Ala.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dementia, Health, Supplement, Alzheimer's

SFGate

Coping with dementia poses challenge to Ala family

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dementia, Health, Supplement, Decatur, AL, Alzheimer's

Thu Aug 21, 2014

NutraIngredients

Omega-3 foods linked to Lou Gehrig disease risk reduction

Omega-3 from plant and marine sources linked to reduced risk of developing Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig disease Eating foods high Omega 3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of developing the incurable neurodegenerative disease Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis a study suggests.

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Related Topix: Supplement

The Washington Post

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From childhood obesity , to racial profiling , from school segregation to a lack of opportunities for men and boys of color , President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have found ways to creatively spotlight many of the major concerns confronting the African-American community and, most importantly, create a national conversation around these ... (more)

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Related Topix: African-American, Medicine, Hypertension, Health, Diabetes, Breast Cancer, Supplement, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Omega-3s boost brain health by improving neuron cell membrane functionality

Most Americans have an omega-6 to omega-3 fatty acid imbalance due to the prevalence of unsaturated omega-6 fatty acids from polyunsaturated processed oils in processed foods.

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Related Topix: Supplement, EPA, DHA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Skin friendly vitamins

When it comes to healthy looking skin, look at ingesting the right vitamins first.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables, Medicine, Nutrition, Supplement, Vitamin A, Vitamin E

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Steuben Courier

Room to Breathe

But beneath all the bells and whistles on display in the Nashville, Tenn.-area Smart Home-smart phone-controlled thermostats and beds that adjust to your body's particularities -are features with a more serious purpose.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Environment, Science, Supplement

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Men's Journal

Finding the Right Fish Oil

It's common knowledge: Fish oil works. Doctors agree that its essential fatty acids can help prevent heart disease and may ward off diabetes, arthritis, obesity, and other illnesses.

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Related Topix: Supplement, Fish Oil, Heart Disease, Health, EPA, DHA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Albany Times Union

Chia, and sesame and flax, oh

As mentioned in my What's in your fridge blog? , I always find a place, and purpose for three tiny seeds with big nutritional value.

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Related Topix: Blog News, EPA, Supplement, DHA, Life, Fruits, Food, Recipes

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Medical News Today

Decline in US lung cancer rates, varying by race, gender, age

This is the conclusion that a new analysis from the National Cancer Institute has come to, with previously unrecognized trends found with regard to age, ethnicity, race, sex and cancer subtype.

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Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations, Supplement, Pancreatic Cancer

Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Washington Post

Petrow: When gay marriage isna t option on medical forms

Dear Civilities: For the past 25 years, I've been living in the extremely rural and conservative South, where I grew up.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Medicine, Supplement, Travel

Newswise

$17 Million Multi-Institutional Grant to Maximize Kidney Transplant Survival

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The University of Alabama at Birmingham is participating in a new seven-year, $17 million multicenter study funded by the National Institutes of Health to determine whether certain immune system cells and/or a drug used for treating rheumatoid arthritis can improve and maintain the long-term health of kidney transplant ... (more)

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Supplement, University of Alabama, UC San Francisco

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Newswise

Southern-Style Eating Increases Risk of Death for Kidney Disease Patients

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - New research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases shows consuming a "Southern-style" diet - consisting of processed meats, fried foods and sugar-sweetened beverages - results in higher risk of death in those with chronic kidney disease.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Supplement, University of Alabama, Nephrology

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