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Antioxidants May Be Best Medicine for Diabetes

In Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research7 Comments

The Commission on Human Medicines has declared that the most popular diabetic drug be taken off the UK market. The Commission says its “risks outweigh its benefits.”

Recent research shows that the drug increases heart attack risk by 43 percent.  And in the US, the drug maker is facing up to six billion dollars in legal suits. Yet an FDA panel has voted to keep it on the US market.

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All Shook Up over Salt

In Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research15 Comments

The wheels have come off the low-fat bandwagon. Scientific studies have stopped it in its tracks. Dietary experts have accepted defeat and revised their earlier national guidelines. But not before making a fortune in marketing-and-selling low-fat products.

The dust has had a couple of years to settle since then. But it looks like the industry is at it again. When the National Dietary Guidelines are released this year there could be a new, lucrative dietary experiment in the mix.

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The Truth behind the Headlines: The Diet Battle Heats Up

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research6 Comments

You may have seen several articles in the press in the last week or two promoting the “fact” that low-carb and low-fat diets deliver equal weight-loss results.

That’s because a new two-year study has revealed that two groups of dieters – one sticking with low carbs, the other with low fat – both wound up losing about the same amount of weight.

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These Drugs Can Raise Your Risk of Stroke by 45 Percent

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Stroke by INH Research3 Comments

A recent study shows women taking antidepressants are 45 percent more likely to suffer a stroke.

The same study shows women taking these drugs increase their risk of early death by 32 percent. That’s pretty scary… especially when you consider that antidepressants are the most prescribed drug in America.

As frightening as those statistics are… they’re not even the real issue.

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Antidepressants Do More Bad than Good

In Featured Article, Health Warning by INH Research13 Comments

Someone you love seems different all of a sudden. They’re sad all the time. They may even be clinically depressed. What do you do to help this person?

Your first reaction is to run to the doctor. And his first response may be antidepressants.  After all, US doctors wrote 189 million prescriptions for antidepressants in 2005 alone.

But here’s the really depressing news: antidepressants don’t work.

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The Mighty Powers of Magnesium

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research3 Comments

Did you know that deficiency in just one mineral can cause anxiety… diabetes… even heart disease?

In fact, deficiency in this mineral makes you twice as likely to die, according to findings published in The Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. And the bad news is that 80 percent of Americans are deficient in it.

The mineral we’re talking about is magnesium.

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