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Regular, moderate consumption of alcohol at midlife may increase a woman’s overall health as she ages, according to a new study published in this week’s PLoS Medicine.   While high levels of alcohol consumption are associated with negative health consequences, numerous studies indicate that moderate intake offers a number of health benefits.   Previous observations… Continue Reading

According to a 2007 HealthFocus Trends Report, most consumers are aware of antioxidants and associate them with positive health benefits such as cancer prevention (63%); improved immunity (47%); improved heart health (44%); removing free-radicals (35%); improved memory (28%); eye health (27%); clearer skin (26%); and fewer wrinkles (21%).   While most of us are familiar… Continue Reading