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Exercise Ups ‘Good’ Estrogen, Cuts Breast Cancer Odds

Exercise changes the way the body breaks down estrogen, increasing the ratio of 'good' to 'bad' estrogen metabolites, and so may lower the risk of breast cancer, new research suggests. Among previously sedentary young women, regular, intense physical activity was found to be associated with a significant increase in the 2-hydroxyestrone to 16α-hydroxyestrone ratio (2-OHE/16α-OHE [...]

By | June 15th, 2013|Wellness, Women's Health|0 Comments

Vitamin K2 Supplements Reduce Bone Loss in Women

An article that appeared online on March 23, 2013 in the journal Osteoporosis International reports the outcome of a trial conducted by researchers in the Netherlands which found a benefit for supplementing with vitamin K2 in postmenopausal women—a group that has an increased risk of developing osteoporosis. Read More >

By | March 23rd, 2013|Nutrition, Wellness, Women's Health|0 Comments