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Endothelial health presents new avenue for polyphenols, experts say

Endothelial health presents new avenue for polyphenols, experts say

By Hank Schultz

Millions of American suffer from a stealthy condition.  When things go wrong in the endothelium, that thin layer of cells lining the blood vessels things go south in a hurry:  high blood pressure, atherosclerotic lesions, plaques and full blown cardiovascular...

UK food agency warns against DMAA

UK food agency warns against DMAA (but medicines agency has final say)

By Shane Starling

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has warned consumers off pre-workout supplements containing the stimulant DMAA, in reaction to adverse events reported from around the world. But it says the medicines agency must determine if it is an illegal drug or...

Sodium limit too high for most Americans, says CDC

Sodium limit too high for most Americans, says CDC

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has claimed that the current recommended limit for sodium intake may be too high for as many as two-thirds of Americans and has proposed a lower limit of 1,500mg.

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