September 2003 - Page 4 of 5 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

The proper way to "juice"

That’s how a member named 62Gidget opens her comments in an HSI Forum thread titled “Juicing,” which provides a detailed look at the pros and cons facing those who juice fruits and vegetables at home.

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Cutting back on carbohydrates

But as an HSI member reminded me in a recent e-mail, all carbs are not the same. So if you’re trying to cut back on the carbohydrates in your diet, then it’s useful to know which ones are the real culprits, and why.

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Kids and Zoloft

In the healthcare field there are few hot buttons quite as hot as the word “kids” beside the brand name of a powerful antidepressant drug.

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Peanut consumption may reduce cardiovascular disease risk

Perdue News – an online news outlet for the University – recently detailed the results of a new study that “proves regular peanut consumption helps reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease without weight gain.”

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Do calcium supplements do more harm than good?

Will calcium supplements help prevent osteoporosis?

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To lower, or not to lower

And while policosanol is gaining a reputation as a natural alternative to statin drugs, there is more to this supplement than meets the eye.

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Pain takes a holiday

But in recent years, those who use “aspirin therapy” to help prevent heart attacks may also be taking regular doses of acetaminophen or ibuprofen to treat headaches, arthritis pain, fever, sore muscles, etc.

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