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Leafy Greens Lower Risk for Heart Disease

Leafy Greens Lower Risk for Heart Disease

Teenagers that eat few leafy greens are at triple the risk for enlargement of the heart’s left ventricle, reducing blood pumping volumes, than teens that eat greens.

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Gooseberries are Good for the Gut

Gooseberries are Good for the Gut

Malaysian subjects with gastrointestinal problems had less pain, vomiting and sleep loss when receiving an ayurvedic remedy known as Indian gooseberry.

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Eating Meat Raises Diabetes Risk

Eating red meat and poultry significantly increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes, Singapore scientists report.

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Veggie Renaissance

Veggie Renaissance

Motivated by health, animal welfare and environmental concerns, 28 percent of Britons have drastically reduced their meat intake.

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Big Breakfast, Lower Body Mass

Big Breakfast, Lower Body Mass

People that make breakfast their largest meal of the day have lower body mass, while those that make dinner the biggest meal are likely to weigh more, a recent study concluded.

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Chocolate and Olive Oil Help Heart Health

Italians eating dark chocolate combined with olive oil had lower cholesterol and blood pressure in just 28 days.

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Lutein in Greens and Eggs Slows Cognitive Aging

Lutein in Greens and Eggs Slows Cognitive Aging

In a University of Illinois study, adults that ate large amounts of leafy greens, avocados and eggs had levels of lutein, a brain and eye nutrient, on par with younger people.

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10 Daily Produce Servings Prevent Early Death

10 Daily Produce Servings Prevent Early Death

Yes, five servings a day of fruit and veggies is a good start, but what really prevents heart disease and cancer is 10 servings a day, a new study finds.

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Red Wine Less Toxic Than White

Red Wine Less Toxic Than White

A study of 200,000 people found a surprising link between white wine and melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer.

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Sugar Linked to Depression

Sugar Linked to Depression

Recent studies confirm a link between sugar-heavy diets and mental disorders, especially depression, with added sugars—not those found in fruits—identified as the culprit.

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