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These diets and supplements may not really protect the heart

Doctors often recommend certain dietary interventions — such as following a Mediterranean-type diet or cutting salt intake — in the interest of protecting heart health. On top of this, many individuals believe that dietary supplements will help them stay healthy. Can supplements and dietary interventions protect the heart? Not according to a new meta-analysis. Common… Read More »

Conserving These Endangered Prawns Is A Tasty Way To Protect People's Health

Restocking rivers in tropical and subtropical Africa with a large endangered freshwater prawn not only provides locals with a protein-rich food source, but it also breaks the deadly life cycle of schistosomiasis Fishing for the African river prawn, Macrobrachium vollenhovenii, in Senegal.(Credit: bioGraphic.) bioGraphic The African river prawn, Macrobrachium vollenhovenii, is a large commercially important… Read More »