Integrative Medicine Alert – December 1, 2021
December 1, 2021
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Is there enough scientific evidence to suggest there are associations between fish consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease, or of mortality, among people who consume fish compared to those who do not consume fish?
This Finnish investigation of electronic media (e-media) use in young children revealed 95% of 5-year-olds studied exceeded guidelines for time spent with e-media. The authors noted an association between more screen time and additional psychosocial symptoms at 5 years old and found these associations were less prominent when measuring use of electronic games alone.
In this clinical trial, women randomized to a low-fat, vegan diet including one-half cup of cooked whole soybeans daily experienced a reduction in total hot flashes of 79% compared to 49% in the control group over 12 weeks of observation.