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September 2009
Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Sep2009, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p3
The article offers news briefs related to health and nutrition research in the U.S. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded a clinical trial to find definite evidence which supports that vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acid prevent cancer, heart disease and stroke. Another study suggests that low-calories intake could promote longevity. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) claims that selenium supplements could reduce the risk of bladder, prostate and thyroid cancer.


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