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Equol Supplementation Improves Bone and Cardiovascular Health in Middle-aged Women

Equol is a metabolite produced by the action of intestinal bacteria on the soy (Glycine max, Fabaceae) isoflavone daidzein. It has some effects similar to those of the hormone estrogen. Some evidence suggests that the efficacy of soy depends on an individual’s ability to produce equol. The authors, from medical centers in Minato-ku, Japan, conducted a prospective, observational study to examine changes

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Vitamin D-3 Has A Role Beyond Bone Health

Vitamin D-3 could ‘reverse’ damage to heart… By probing the effect that vitamin D-3 has on the cells that make up the lining of blood vessels, scientists at Ohio State University in Columbus have identified for the first time the role that the “sunshine vitamin” plays in preserving cardiovascular health.    The ‘sunshine vitamin’ has been shown to preserve heart

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