Tuesday, October 31, 2006

HealthLines: October 31, 2006

"Pumpkin offers a good source of beta carotene, an antioxidant that may help prevent heart disease and certain types of cancer; fiber, which aids in digestion and helps lower cholesterol; and potassium, which helps keep blood pressure in check…"
This fall, harness the nutritional power of pumpkin (CNN)

Alcohol a carcinogen? It depends on your genetic makeup…
New Evidence On Why Alcohol Consumption Is A Risk Factor For Cancer (ScienceDaily)

More good news for those of us that exercise, even a moderate amount…
Active life may help elderly keep their eyesight (Reuters)

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I started pound360 to channel my obsession with vitamins, running and the five senses. Eventually, I got bored focusing on all that stuff, so I came back from a one month hiatus in May of 2007 (one year after launching Pound360) and broadened my mumblings here to include all science.