February 2005 - Page 3 of 4 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Iron deprivation

Researchers showed that when yeast cells were deprived of iron, the hierarchy of the cell rationed the available iron, making sure the most vital functions of the cell received what little iron was available.

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Hepatitis C: Nutritional support

“Question: What nutritional support is documented for hepatitis C?”But to answer Kaylie’s question: Yes, there is nutritional support for this dangerous condition.

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Folate reduces the risk of high blood pressure

High blood pressure isn’t a disease, in the same way that a high fever isn’t a disease – it’s a sign that something else is wrong. If you and your doctor discover and address the root problem of hypertension, you’re more likely to successfully treat it.

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Dietary supplements - available in various forms

Virtually every dietary supplement – whether a vitamin, mineral or herb – is available in different forms. And the form you choose can make a big difference in the effectiveness of the supplement.

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Prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis – narrowing of the arteries – occurs when calcium, cellular waste products, cholesterol and other substances respond to inflammation by building up to form plaque on the inner lining of blood vessels.

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Placebo pills: More than just sugar

Most people would never think to question the contents of a placebo. After all, everyone knows that placebos have no active ingredients.

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Healthy benefits of herbs and oregano

A U.S. Department of Agriculture study measured the phenolic content and antioxidant activity of 27 culinary herbs and 12 medicinal herbs under laboratory conditions.

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