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Iron and zinc found to be a mood booster for women

Deakin University, March 12, 2015
Deakin University health researchers have found that increasing iron and zinc intakes can help boost a woman's mood and memory and may be a way to address cognitive decline in old age.

Eat more hummus to enjoy these six health benefits

By Grimes: (NaturalNews) Hummus is a traditional Middle Eastern food that has found its way into many American homes. Made of garbanzo beans, lemon juice, sesame tahini, garlic, salt and olive oil, hummus is a good source of nutrition and is easy to use as a dip or a spread. Hummus is good for the heart, lowers blood sugar and cholesterol, helps with weight loss, and even prevents blood clots and anemia. This commonly found food is now used by about 20 percent of American homes, according to the USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council.

Iron and copper cause oxidative damage in liver


Both iron (Fe) and copper (Cu) are necessary elements in the body and vital to numerous processes for good health. Iron, in particular, is known for its use in the transportation of oxygen in the bloodstream, while copper is known for regulating processes in the reproductive, glandular and nervous system. However, they are only beneficial at low levels, and in proper balance.

Panic attacks, anxiety linked to low vitamin B and iron levels: Study


If you suffer from anxiety or develop occasional panic attacks marked by bouts of hyperventilation, you could merely be experiencing the side effects of an underlying nutrient deficiency that is easily correctable. This definitely appears to have been the case with 21 people who participated in a recent study based out of Japan, which identified a lack of both vitamin B6 and iron among participants who experienced panic or hyperventilation attacks.

New Study Links This Mineral with Alzheimer's (Not Aluminum)

Iron is essential for virtually every life form, including humans, where it is a key part of various proteins and enzymes, involved in the transport of oxygen and the regulation of cell growth and differentiation, among other uses.

New Study Links This Mineral with Alzheimer's (Not Aluminum)

Iron is essential for virtually every life form, including humans, where it is a key part of various proteins and enzymes, involved in the transport of oxygen and the regulation of cell growth and differentiation, among other uses.