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Anti-aging Research > Boron.
News & Research:
- Life Extension Magazine, 11/03
- Red Wine,
Coffee, and Almonds May Lower Prostate Cancer Risk, Protective Effect Linked
to Dietary Boron - WebMD, 4/5/01 -
"men who consumed the greatest amount of boron were
64% less likely to develop prostate cancer, when compared with men who
consumed the least amount of boron"
Beyond the Label: Boron, the 'B' Mineral - Nutrition Science News, 2/01
"boron may influence the production of hormones
(including the active form of vitamin D), improve brain and psychological
functions, and exert immune-boosting activity."
Calcium, Keep What You Take - Life Extension Magazine, 3/99 -
"A mineral that regulates estrogen and testosterone
metabolism in postmenopausal women is boron. Published studies consistently
show that the administration of small amounts of boron (2-3 mg/day) reduce
the amount of calcium and magnesium urinary excretion"
Chronic Joint Pain - Nutrition Science News, 1/99 -
"Boron, though not an antioxidant, does prevent
cells from releasing free radicals. Epidemiologic studies show that people
in countries with low amounts of boron in the soil often have
osteoarthritis. Conversely, boron supplementation may encourage cartilage
repair and synthesis. One open trial demonstrated that boron supplementation
of 69 mg daily caused symptom remission in 90 percent of arthritis patients
studied including people with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and
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