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You could be one of the millions of people deficient in the essential mineral, iron. Iron helps make red blood cells which carry oxygen throughout the body. Almost half of girls and almost one in four women have low iron intakes. A study found exercise enthusiasts were found to be at risk of anemia.

A new study has found that an elderberry supplement can provide some protection from cold and flu-like symptoms following long-haul flights, as well as reducing passengers’ colds by up to two days if they get one.

If you work at a computer all day, you might want to take an Omega-3 supplement. A recent study showed that daily omega-3 intake might help relieve symptoms of dry eyes associated with prolonged exposure to computer screens.

Researchers analyzed the results from more than 20 previous studies and found that hay fever sufferers may get some benefits from using probiotics, improving their symptoms and quality of life.

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Protecting Your Immune System
Our immune system is the busiest and most efficient multitasking system known to man. It’s like having our own 24-hour private army protecting us from invaders, along with the best multitasking handyman always on call ready to fix the continuous wear and tear—as well as serious damage—caused by toxins or physical trauma. The good news is that since nature gave us the program, nature also gave us what it needs to support it.

Adult Obesity Still Growing in U.S., Youth Rates Hold Steady: CDC
Although obesity rates continued to climb among U.S. adults over the past decade, they stabilized for children and teens, federal health officials reported Thursday.
Physical Fitness Linked to Mental Fitness in Seniors
Connections between different parts of the brain weaken with age, but new research suggests that being physically fit can boost long-term brain function.
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