May 2013 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

For optimal health, you MUST have sodium, but it's just as important to avoid the health dangers of junk sodium

For optimal health, you MUST have sodium, but you also need to avoid the health dangers of junk sodium that can prompt reactions that range from headaches to DNA damage.

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You walk into a room and suddenly draw a blank. Why did I come in here? Good news -- that's NOT a senior moment.

You walk into a room and suddenly draw a blank. Why did I come in here? Good news — that’s NOT a senior moment. Research shows that entering a new room compartmentalizes short-term memory.

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This might be the most stubborn myth in all health care -- and possibly the most dangerous

This might be the most stubborn myth in all health care — and possibly the most dangerous. If you reduce sodium intake, you will not protect your heart. In fact, your heart could suffer.

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An allergy might require that you give up something you love -- find out how to dodge that sacrifice

A nickel allergy might require that you give up something you love, like chocolate or beer. But there might be an escape clause. Some patients can dodge the sacrifice with vitamin C.

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Controlling high blood pressure is critical, but this dietary technique is too dangerous

Controlling high blood pressure by increasing soy intake looks good on paper. But researchers overlooked one detail. Soy’s estrogenic properties might wreak havoc on your health.

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This super antioxidant really does boost your energy AND your immune defense, new research confirms

This super antioxidant really does boost your energy AND your immune defense. New research confirms that glutathione revs up your immune system that protects a wide variety of cells.

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The last thing your brain needs is an assault from within -- don't allow this attack on your gray matter

Statin use has long been linked to memory lapses, depression, and general “brain fog.” The FDA finally catches up with a clear warning that’s especially important for seniors.

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