February 2004 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Benefits of using wheat germ oil

There’s a drawback to both rice bran oil and wheat germ oil: the ratio of omega-3 to omega-6 isn’t favorable – there’s more 6 than 3. Nevertheless, both oils provide an excellent source of vitamin E.

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Tips for reducing stress

Two studies from Duke University reveal that stress management techniques may significantly improve the health concerns of type 2 diabetics, and could also help prevent heart attacks for those at high risk of cardiac events.

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Diabetes risk factors

Recent research indicates that a balanced, healthy diet and moderate exercise taken on a regular basis can cut a person’s risk of developing diabetes by 58 percent.

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Curing UTIs

The pros and cons of cranberry juice – one of the UTI remedies that Delaney asks about – are discussed by several members.

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Optimum heart health

For optimum heart health, the ideal ratio of omega-3 fatty acid intake to omega-6 intake should be 1:1. Now a new study demonstrates why this maxim is critical to a large segment of the population that has a genetic inclination to develop atherosclerosis.

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Ephedra versus tobacco products

If deaths associated with ephedra products numbered well over 10 million (rather than a total of 155), and if ephedra makers had a lobby to rival the tobacco lobby, then you can be sure that no one would be talking about an ephedra ban.

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Risks of eating high GI foods

Now a new study reveals that a steady intake of high GI foods may be associated with one of the most common and deadly types of cancer.

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