Omega 3s from Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes


Colon cancer patients who take in higher amounts of omega-3 fatty acids, mainly from oily fish, may have better odds of survival, a new study finds. One colon cancer expert who reviewed the new findings wasn’t surprised.

“We have long suspected the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acid supplementation,” said Dr. Jules Garbus, a colorectal surgeon at Winthrop-University Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. “This study begins to show a correlation between ‘healthy living’ and reducing death from colorectal cancer.”

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Could Eating More Whole Grains Help You Live Longer?


Three servings a day lessens risk of dying from heart disease and cancer, study suggests. Health experts have long urged people to swap their processed white grains for the whole-grain variety, and new research suggests that advice might help you live longer.

Researchers found that people who ate three or more servings of whole grains a day had a 20 percent reduced risk of premature death during the study period, compared to those who ate fewer or no servings of whole grains.

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Membrane vs Ion Exchange- Which Process is Best for Whey Protein Powder


Without realizing it, until probably this very moment, you have been destined for the dairy ingredient business since you were 4 years old, reciting Little Miss Muffet, who first introduced us all to curds and whey.

Whey protein is one of the two major proteins found in milk and is a by-product of cheese-making. This whey by-product is in liquid form and is known as raw whey. Raw whey is composed of naturally occurring macronutrients – protein, fat, minerals, lactose and water as well as micronutrients that are biologically active. There are two main methods used to separate whey protein: membrane filtration and ion exchange.

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High Protein Diets: Do They Work?


Too Good to Be True?
Lose weight while eating steak, burgers, cheese, and bacon? High-protein plans work. But you should consider the pros and cons of particular diets before you decide to try one.
How Much Protein?
Women need at least 50 grams of protein a day — men about 60 grams per day. Harvard School of public health indicates that 20-25 percent of your daily calories coming from protein is heart healthy. That’s way beyond 50-60 grams. A high-protein diet, generally has 35% or more calories coming from protein. This extra protein can come from meat, eggs, seafood, cheese or vegetarian sources like soy. Some of these diets restrict carbs like cereals, grains, fruits, and possibly vegetables. But remember you never want to eliminate carbs!
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Performance Tune Up

The Performance Tune Up is a great way to make sure you get maximum enjoyment and performance out of your bike. It also helps you avoid costly repairs down the road.  The Performance Tune Up includes:

  • Derailleur adjustment
  • Brake tightening
  • Hub adjustment
  • Headset straightening and tightening
  • Minor Lateral wheel truing
  • Tire filling
  • Nut and bolt tightening
  • Check for chain stretch
  • Chain/cable lube as necessary
  • Light frame cleaning