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Are Calcium Supplements Bad for the Heart?

To supplement or not to supplement? Where the science now stands on calcium and cardiovascular risk.

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Glucosamine: Still Standing Strong?

Import restrictions. Competition from other joint-health ingredients. These are just some of glucosamine’s challenges today.

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Chondroitin, Collagen, Eggshell Membrane…Oh My! More Research for Joint Health

Chondroitin, collagen, and eggshell membrane: A recent spate of research from suppliers further lends evidence for healthy-joint support.

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New Studies Point to Vitamin D for Lower Blood Pressure, but Research Still Limited

The Vitamin D Council, a nonprofit group, has updated its health summary with studies from 2013 and 2014 looking at the link between vitamin D and blood pressure.

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Agave Inulin May Aid Digestion

Agave isn't just for preparing tequila. It's a rich source of inulin that, until recently, was lacking clinical trials on digestive health.

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The Eye Health Market: Still focused on supplements?

Three-quarters of eye health food and drink launches are in baby food or pet food. When will we start targeting the adults?

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Stop Craving Sweets? Spinach Could Help

New human clinical results on a spinach-derived ingredient.

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Moringa May Be an Attractive Soap Ingredient

And for those in developing countries, it may be a soap alternative all by itself.

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Is This the Oral Health Study That Aloe Vera Needed?

An aloe mouthwash study out of India is the biggest yet.

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The Benefits of Exercise in an Ingredient

ActivAMP provides many of the same benefits as exercise, including healthy glucose levels, reduced body fat, and a healthy weight.

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Can Yacon Lower Blood Sugar?

If so, its fiber compounds may be the reason why.

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