Selenium and Cancer: Groundbreaking Nutritional Prevention Cancer Trail

One of the most important and influential studies on selenium and cancer is the NIH-funded Nutrition Prevention Cancer Trial (NPCT) published in 1996 in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The groundbreaking research sought to...

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Selenium and the Qualified Health Claim

Selenium, trademarked as SelenoExcell®, is the only nutrient to have a qualified health claim (QHC) for certain cancers, approved in 2003 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. So what exactly does that mean? Like health claims, qualified...

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Best in Class: Brain Health formulations from BrainMD

Growing numbers of Americans are reaching their senior years and cognitive impairment is becoming a chief concern. Many seniors now understand that maintaining brain function is key to their quality of life as they get older, with solid evidence...

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Mark Whitacre Research Review: Selenium's Role in the Quest for Brain Health

Supporting brain health and cognitive function throughout life may well prove to be one of the most important quests in nutrition science. As our aging population expands, the numbers of people who may be affected by reduced cognitive function...

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Seeking Cognitive Health

Nearly one in four Americans are closing in on their senior years. This demographic group is predicted to more than double by 2060,and along with it brings a rise in diseases of aging. So it's no surprise to see growing interest in healthful...

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Formulator's Corner, with Jim Roufs, MS, RD: Brain Health

Too many projects, not enough time? If so, you're not alone. Most product developers are busy with more ingredients, products, advances in technology and more demands than they can effectively handle. But Cypress Systems is here to help. This is...

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