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Diabetes and antioxidants

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder with a rapidly increasing prevalence highlighting the importance of continued research and need for novel methods to both prevent and treat this pandemic. Although obesity and physical inactivity are known to be major risk factors for type 2 diabetes (T2DM), recent evidence suggests that oxidative stress...

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Does hair loss hang over iron deficiency?

Loss of scalp hair is not a serious life-threatening disorder, but it can cause psychological distress and adversely affect quality of life. Hairs are rapidly proliferating organ with much requirement of blood supply. Therefore, the relationship between micronutrients and hair loss has been evaluated in several studies since the 1960s. The most widely cited nutritional causes...

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Latent market in India for nutraceuticals

India is one of the nations across the globe where the market of nutraceuticals and dietary supplements is growing enormously. Nutraceuticals and dietary supplements are sold in India under the name of Fast Moving Healthcare Goods. Nutraceutical ingredients are nutrient rich components that have beneficial medicinal qualities, which improve human health and...

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Multivitamins: Combinations Vs Single ingredient

Multivitamin is a nutritional supplement that includes a combination of vitamins, and often minerals. Vitamins are good for health but what about multivitamins? The hitch is that there is no standard or regulatory definition for multivitamins, meaning that the composition and quality can vary significantly from product to product. Multivitamin Summary: Key Takeaways...

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