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Tea Intake and Reduced Risk for Ischemic Heart Disease

The largest prospective cohort study to date found that daily tea consumption was associated with a reduced risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD) Tea has many proposed health benefits, including inhibiting oxidative stress and preventing or delaying atherosclerosis. Several previous epidemiological studies have evaluated the association between tea consumption and the risk of atherosclerosis or IHD (heart problems caused by narrowed heart arteries) ...

Dr. Robert Martindale at the IHS 2017 Pre-Conference
"Stopping the Progression of Chronic Disease" 

In this second presentation, Dr. Robert Martindale,
from Oregon Health and Science University continues the discussion on chronic disease by modulating inflammation using omega fatty acids and Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators (SPMs). Here Dr Martindale asks the question, "What tools exist to help prevent chronic disease and inflammation?" 

Clinical Review 
Xanthohumol and its Potential Health Benefits: Brief Research Review

The phytochemical xanthohumol (XNT) is the most abundant prenylated flavonoid found in the female inflorescences (flowers) of hops (Humulus lupulus L.), a plant that has long been used in medicine for various applications and also in the brewing industry. Beer is the major dietary source of XNT, but the amount is very low. ..
Nutrition Prescriptions - An Opportunity to Induce Behavior Change and Improve Health

It is well known that nutrition plays a major role in the prevention and management of several chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease, as well as cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and overweight and obesity. Chronic disease is very common in the United States and  nearly 70% of American adults are overweight or obese...

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