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Natural Vitamin E Lowers Heart Risks

Natural Vitamin E Lowers Heart Risks

Tocotrienols, a natural form of vitamin E found in wheat, barley, corn, rice and palm fruit, has been shown to lower high cholesterol and high blood pressure in seniors.

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Food Finder

Food Finder

New software allows businesses such as Whole Foods, Subway and Chipotle Mexican Grill to track where food was harvested, whether pesticides were used and how it was processed.

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Wild Berries Prove Anti-Cancer Prowess

Wild Berries Prove Anti-Cancer Prowess

A naturally occurring compound found abundantly in wild berries increases the cancer-fighting ability of sirtuin 6 enzymes.

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Cruciferous Veggies May Lower Stroke Risk

Elderly women that eat lots of broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and cabbage have less plaque on their carotid artery walls.

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Mediterranean Diet Cuts Risk of Prostate Cancer

Mediterranean Diet Cuts Risk of Prostate Cancer

A diet rich in fish, potatoes, fruit, vegetables, legumes and olive oil significantly lowered the risk of aggressive prostate cancer in older Spanish men.

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Sodas Lower Fertility

Sodas Lower Fertility

By drinking one or more sugary sodas a day, women are a quarter less likely to become pregnant and men are a third less likely to father a child.

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Fiber Lowers Blood Sugar

Fiber Lowers Blood Sugar

A diet high in diverse fibers lowered blood sugar levels to normal for 89 percent of diabetes patients in a Rutgers University study.

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Eating Apples and Tomatoes Repairs Lungs

Eating Apples and Tomatoes Repairs Lungs

Fresh tomatoes and fruit, especially apples, help heal damaged lungs of ex-smokers and can slow the natural decline of lung function that typically occurs after age 30.

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Only One in 10 U.S. Adults Eats Healthy

Only One in 10 U.S. Adults Eats Healthy

Just 9 percent of U.S. adults eat enough vegetables and only 12 percent eat enough fruit every day, with consumption lowest among men, young adults and people living in poverty.

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Scientists Discover Alcohol-Cancer Link

Scientists Discover Alcohol-Cancer Link

British researchers have discovered why DNA mutation results from alcoholic consumption that’s linked to seven types of cancer.

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