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Daily consumption of ginger may reduce the risk of many chronic conditions, including high blood
pressure and coronary heart disease, says a new paper from Chinese researchers.



Soy isoflavones in foods or supplements, and some herbal remedies may help reduce menopause symptoms like hot flashes and vaginal dryness, according to a review of 62 studies.



Cranberry capsules lowered the risk of UTIs by 50 percent. In the cranberry treatment group, 19 percent of patients developed a UTI, compared with 38 percent of the placebo group.
However, the researchers point out that since a cranberry capsule provides the equivalent of 8 ounces of cranberry juice, a patient would need a lot of pure cranberry to prevent an infection.

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.



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6 Signs of Indigestion
Most of us don't think much about digestion until we experience indigestion, a general term that describes abdominal discomfort. Although indigestion is common, symptoms may vary from one individual to another.

Roll Up Your Sleeves: Red Cross Says Blood Need 'Urgent'
The American Red Cross says it has an urgent need for blood donations, with less than a five-day supply of blood on hand to help those who need it.
Easy Ways to Make Turmeric Part of Your Daily Diet
It's true that adding more turmeric to your diet isn't going to instantly transform your health, but over time it could certainly make an important difference. Research shows this flavorful spice, famous for giving curry its rich color, may help with everything from warding off dementia to reducing your risk of cancer.
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