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Hibiscus tea: Health benefits and risks

These tabs require JavaScript to be enabled. American Botanical Council. (2015, March 24). US sales of brew and ready-to-drink teas Increased in 2014 [Press release]. Retrieved from http://cms.herbalgram.org/press/2015/TeaMarketReport2014.html …

Imprecise iron supplementation can spur increase in Salmonella

One would think that too much iron is too much iron – whether it is ingested from particular foods or stored in the body genetically – and that pathogens such…

Food poisoning duration: How long do symptoms last?

Food poisoning duration: How long do symptoms last?

Food poisoning, sometimes called foodborne illness, is a common but preventable condition caused by eating foods contaminated with harmful pathogens. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),…

Early menopause: Eating vegetable protein tied to lower risk

Early menopause: Eating vegetable protein tied to lower risk

Researchers have concluded that for women who eat between three and four servings of vegetable protein each day, their risk of experiencing early menopause is significantly reduced. Eating foods rich…

Iron deficiency anemia: Causes, symptoms, and management

Iron deficiency anemia: Causes, symptoms, and management

Iron deficiency anemia is a condition where there are too few red blood cells in the body due to a shortage of iron. The body uses iron to produce red…

Seafood poisoning bug thwarts a key host defense by attacking the cell’s cytoskeleton

The leading cause of acute gastroenteritis linked to eating raw seafood disarms a key host defense system in a novel way: It paralyzes a cell’s skeleton, or cytoskeleton. …

Vitamin D deficiency: Symptoms, causes, and prevention

These tabs require JavaScript to be enabled. Am I deficient in vitamin D? (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.vitamindcouncil.org/about-vitamin-d/am-i-deficient-in-vitamin-d/ Anglin, R. E. S., Samaan, Z., Walter, S. D., & McDonald,…

Plant fats alter gut bacteria to ease Crohn’s symptoms

Plant fats alter gut bacteria to ease Crohn’s symptoms

Researchers say that plant-derived fats could help to lower gut inflammation in patients with Crohn’s disease. A high-fat diet is rarely considered beneficial. For people with Crohn’s disease, however, such…

Plant fats alter gut bacteria to ease Crohn’s symptoms

Plant fats alter gut bacteria to ease Crohn’s symptoms

Researchers say that plant-derived fats could help to lower gut inflammation in patients with Crohn’s disease. A high-fat diet is rarely considered beneficial. For people with Crohn’s disease, however, such…

Plant fats alter gut bacteria to ease Crohn’s symptoms

Plant fats alter gut bacteria to ease Crohn’s symptoms

Researchers say that plant-derived fats could help to lower gut inflammation in patients with Crohn’s disease. A high-fat diet is rarely considered beneficial. For people with Crohn’s disease, however, such…

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