Archive for January, 2012
“Migraine sufferers, take note: Exercise was found to be just as effective as relaxation therapy and medication when it came to preventing migraines. In a study of adults with diagnosed migraines, researchers learned that 40 minutes of aerobic exercise three times a week reduced the frequency of attacks about as much as both relaxation and daily doses of topiramate (an antiepliptic drug that treats migraines). The findings are important because exercise is virtually a risk-free way to manage migraines–unlike topiramate, which can have side effects. Source: Cephalalgia, Sept. 2, 2011
“Eating fruits and vegetables with white flesh may lower stroke risk, according to a study of more that 20,000 adults. Researchers discovered that every 25-gram increase in such fruits and vegetables (think apples, bananas, and cauliflower) that participants ate per day was associated with a 9 percent decrease in stroke risk. (a medium apple is about 180 grams).” Source: Stroke, November, 2011
“Vitalizer” is based on 12 clinical studies and a first-of-its-kind Landmark Study. In this groundbreaking study, Shaklee collaborated with researchers from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health to evaluate long-term Shaklee supplement users. The study showed the to be markedly overall health of Shaklee users to be markedly better than nonsupplement users. For a more detailed look at the study click here.
Have the recent articles making the news about taking various vitamins and minerals caused confusion? There is no need for such confusion. The beneficial results of long term use of vitamins and minerals was made clear by a study at the prestigious School of Public Health at the University of California at Berkley. Click here to take a look at the study.