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Vitamin D does not stop heart attack or stroke

(Medical Xpress)—Taking vitamin D tablets cannot ward off heart attacks or stroke according to a new study from researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) published in the American Journal of Cl ...

Aug 26, 2014
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Women who eat fish have lower colon polyp risk

(Medical Xpress) -- Women who eat at least three servings of fish per week have a reduced risk of developing some types of colon polyps according to a new study by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center investigators.

Feb 09, 2012
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Green tea reduces cholesterol risk

(Medical Xpress) -- In a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Xin-Xin Zheng reports that green tea reduces LDL and total cholesterol. This could explain the reasoning behind ...

Jul 08, 2011
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Food memories can help weight loss

(Medical Xpress)—Research led by a psychologist at the University of Liverpool has found that using memories of recent meals reduces the amount of food eaten later on.  It also found that being distracted when eating leads ...

Mar 18, 2013
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Commercial weight loss programme evaluated

(Medical Xpress)—Anyone who wants to lose weight has a wide variety of diets to choose from, but knowledge of what works is often poor. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Uppsala University have now evaluated a Swedish ...

Sep 20, 2012
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American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) is a monthly peer-reviewed academic journal in the fields of nutrition and dietetics. With an impact factor of 6.6, it is the highest-ranked journal in ISI's nutrition category.

The journal was established in 1952 and is published by the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and electronically by HighWire Press. According to the ASN, as of 2009[update] the journal had a circulation of 3,700 and its online version received, on average, more than 3 million hits per month. As of June 2009[update], the journal's editor in chief was Dennis M. Bier, Professor of Pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine and Director of the Children's Nutrition Research Center.

A poll conducted in 2009 by the Biomedical and Life Sciences Division (DBIO) of the Special Libraries Association identified the AJCN as among the "100 most influential journals ... over the last 100 years" in the fields of biology and medicine.

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