Chromium’s Importance in a Healthy Body

Chromium is a trace element needed by the human body to maintain good health.  It is a metal originally discovered in France in the late 1700s but was not considered to be a nutrient until the 1960’s.  Currently it is mixed with nicotinate (a form of the B complex vitamin niacin) for use in nutritional…
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Iodine and Health

In the developed world Iodine deficiency has shown a four-fold increase in the last 40 years.  It is safe to say that three quarters of the population does not consume enough iodine to maintain good health.  Iodine deficiency is linked heart disease, mental impairment, obesity, psychiatric disorders, and breast cancer as well as other cancers.…
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Is the DASH Diet Helpful for High Uric Acid?

The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet was originally developed years ago to treat the rampant number of patients in the US who have high blood pressure.  The National Institute of Health studied three dietary plans and their outcomes.  Those who followed the DASH diet were able to lower both their systolic and diastolic…
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