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Posted on May 25, 2017, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular Functional Foods
Chocolate May Deter Heartbeat Irregularity

New study finds that people who regularly eat chocolate have a reduced risk of atrial fibrillation.

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Posted on May 25, 2017, 6 a.m. in Infection Protection Alternative Medicine Functional Foods
Fatty Acids Can Subdue Listeria

Study shows that Omega-3 fatty acids can switch off the specific genes that make the listeria bacterium dangerous.

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Posted on May 22, 2017, 6 a.m. in Diabetes Cardio-Vascular Functional Foods
Resveratrol May Benefit Diabetics' Cardiovascular Health

Researchers find that that resveratrol reduces arterial stiffness in Type 2 diabetics.

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Posted on May 17, 2017, 6 a.m. in Functional Foods GI-Digestive Inflammation
A Yogurt a Day May Keep Disorders at Bay

Researchers investigating the gut microbiome recommend that just as you should eat fiber every day, you should also follow suit with fermented foods.

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Low-Glycemic Diet for Macular Degeneration

Researchers find that switching from a high to a low-glycemic diet may stop age-related eye disease by arresting damage to the retina.

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Posted on May 12, 2017, 6 a.m. in Functional Foods Diet Nutrition
Nine Reasons to Start Eating Pineapple

Aside from their delicious taste, pineapples offer tremendous health benefits.

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Improve Brain Function with Blueberry Concentrate

Results of a recent study from the University of Exeter show that concentrated blueberry juice improves brain function in older adults.

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Posted on May 1, 2017, 6 a.m. in Vitamins Dietary Supplementation Functional Foods
Signs of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Symptoms of vitamin B12 deficiency can be subtle yet impactful - and not getting enough can cause some serious issues.

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Posted on April 28, 2017, 6 a.m. in GI-Digestive Diabetes Functional Foods Inflammation
Chili Pepper and Marijuana Soothe Gut Inflammation

When injested, chili peppers and marijuana both interact with the same receptor in the stomach.

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Posted on April 25, 2017, 6 a.m. in Cancer Functional Foods Longevity
Cheese Compound Curtails Cancer

Spermidine, found in foods such as cheese, mushrooms, and whole grains, is shown to prevent liver cancer and boost longevity.

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