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Daily consumption of ginger may reduce the risk of many chronic conditions, including high blood
pressure and coronary heart disease, says a new paper from Chinese researchers.



Soy isoflavones in foods or supplements, and some herbal remedies may help reduce menopause symptoms like hot flashes and vaginal dryness, according to a review of 62 studies.



Cranberry capsules lowered the risk of UTIs by 50 percent. In the cranberry treatment group, 19 percent of patients developed a UTI, compared with 38 percent of the placebo group.
However, the researchers point out that since a cranberry capsule provides the equivalent of 8 ounces of cranberry juice, a patient would need a lot of pure cranberry to prevent an infection.

You could be one of the millions of people deficient in the essential mineral, iron. Iron helps make red blood cells which carry oxygen throughout the body. Almost half of girls and almost one in four women have low iron intakes. A study found exercise enthusiasts were found to be at risk of anemia.



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Wild Oregano Oil: A Worthy Addition to Your Natural Medicine Cabinet
The ancient Greeks and Romans regarded oregano as a symbol of joy and happiness, and modern research on wild oregano oil and its benefits to health will give you plenty of reasons to smile. Oregano oil can help keep your digestive system running smoothly, soothe troubled skin, and even help stave off colds and flu.

Americans' Cholesterol Levels Keep Falling
Healthier diets may be a factor in the ongoing decline in levels of unhealthy blood fats for Americans, new research suggests.
Health Tip: Cold-Weather Workouts
As the weather turns colder, you don't have to abandon your exercise program.
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