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It reduced their secretion of an inflammation-promoting substance by binding to proteins called CB2 receptors, which are found mostly on immune-system cells. Phytic acid and oxalic acid in plant foods like soy and certain raw vegetables, for example, can block absorption of many minerals. Clinical Geriatric Medicine 11(2), 219-29, May 1995; Subclinical hypothyroidism may increase risk of heart attacks. A study questions the safety of cholesterol-lowering drugs, after finding a number of gene variants mediated by the drugs may raise type 2 diabetes risk.

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