2014 Dec 7

Top 11 Health Issues for Middle-Aged and Elderly Women

By |2014-12-07T11:57:39-05:00December 7th, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Multiple health issues affect women throughout life differently from men (or do not affect men at all).   Although attention to women's health is important in all stages in life, health among middle-aged and elderly women has not received enough attention by researchers and policy-makers.  To improve women's quality of life and promote a long-lasting and active role [...]

2014 Nov 22

Omega-3 Fats and Breast Cancer

By |2014-11-22T14:30:45-05:00November 22nd, 2014|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Breast cancer (BC) is the most common cancer among women across the world. Dietary fatty acids, especially n-3 (omega-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), are believed to play a role in reducing BC risk.  Evidence has shown that fish consumption or intake of long-chain n-3 PUFA, such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), are [...]

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