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Chocolate may be the secret to improving brain function

Chocolate may be the secret to improving brain function, according to new research from Italy. Looks like chocolate is more than just a sweet treat. Dark chocolate (organic and at least 70% cacao) is widely considered a super food by health experts. It has shown the potential to fight Alzheimer’s, reduce […]

by June 30, 2017
Broccoli lowers obesity risk and helps treat diabetes

Broccoli lowers obesity risk and helps treat diabetes

Broccoli lowers obesity risk and helps treat diabetes, according to a new Swedish study. Learn more about how broccoli can benefit your health. Broccoli is part of the cruciferous vegetable family, which is well known for compounds called glucosinolates that have anti-cancer benefits. Research has shown that eating broccoli can […]

by June 28, 2017
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Frequent sexual activity in older adults can boost brain health

Frequent sexual activity in older adults can boost brain health, according to new research from the universities of Coventry and Oxford. Don’t overlook the benefits of sex. Not only is it fun, pleasurable and extremely intimate, but it is great for your health too. The new study found that those […]

by June 27, 2017
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Extra virgin olive oil protects against Alzheimer’s disease

Extra virgin olive oil protects against Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study from Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. The Mayo Clinic explains the details of Alzheimer’s disease: The new research shows that consumption of olive oil protects memory and reduces the formation of amyloid-beta plaques, which are known as […]

by June 26, 2017
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Yoga and meditation reverse DNA reactions that cause depression

Yoga and meditation reverse DNA reactions that cause depression, according to a new study from the universities of Coventry and Radboud. The research reviews over a decade of studies dedicated to how our genes are affected by practices like yoga and medtiation. The researchers concluded that the group of studies […]

by June 24, 2017
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Drinking coffee protects from dangerous liver cancer

Drinking coffee protects from dangerous liver cancer, according to new research from the UK. Coffee lovers, time to rejoice! Coffee has shown much health benefits lately and is a huge part of the American lifestyle. According to Harvard research, 54 percent of Americans over the age of 18 drink coffee every day. The […]

by June 22, 2017
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Grape compounds kill colon cancer stem cells

Penn State researchers have found that grape compounds kill colon cancer stem cells. Resveratrol, a compound found in grapes, could eventually help create treatments to prevent colon cancer, said Jairam K.P. Vanamala, associate professor of food sciences, Penn State. According to American Cancer Society statistics, there will be over 95,000 cases of […]

by June 20, 2017
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Cannabis compound may help treat schizophrenia

A cannabis compound may help treat schizophrenia, according to a new study from the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute. Medical marijuana is increasing in popularity as a treatment for many conditions, including eating disorders, cancers, and pain. It is becoming legal in more and more states. With marijuana being more widely accepted […]

by June 19, 2017