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Posted on Feb. 22, 2017, 6 a.m. in Immune System Exercise Functional Foods
Boost Immunity with Carbs During Workouts

Consuming carbs during strenuous exercise helps immune system recovery.

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Posted on Feb. 20, 2017, 6 a.m. in Functional Foods Cardio-Vascular Nutrition Weight and Obesity
Daily Dose of Coconut Oil Generates Powerful Health Benefits

Study shows that just one tablespoon of coconut oil daily could promote weight loss and improve cardiovascular health

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Posted on Feb. 17, 2017, 6 a.m. in Functional Foods Alternative Medicine GI-Digestive
Pineapples Halt Harmful Gut Bacteria

Enzymes found in roots and stems of pineapples show promise in the war against superbugs.

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Posted on Feb. 14, 2017, 6 a.m. in Inflammation Cardio-Vascular Functional Foods
Go Nuts to Beat Inflammation

Consuming nuts five times per week may reduce inflammation, a condition that contributes to heart disease, type 2 diabetes and many other disorders.

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Posted on Feb. 14, 2017, 6 a.m. in Brain and Mental Performance Functional Foods Nutrition
Cocoa Compounds Preserve Cognition

Flavanols may help people to maintain memory capacity as they age.

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Posted on Feb. 6, 2017, 6 a.m. in Bone and Dental Functional Foods Inflammation Women's Health
Anti-Inflammatory Diet Curtails Bone Loss

New research suggests that a diet high in vegetables, fruits, fish and whole grains could increase bone health and prevent fractures in women.

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Posted on Jan. 25, 2017, 6 a.m. in Functional Foods Infection Protection
Maple Syrup Concentrate Fights Bacteria

A concentrated extract of maple syrup has antimicrobial properties and makes disease-causing bacteria more susceptible to antibiotics.

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Posted on Jan. 20, 2017, 6 a.m. in Functional Foods Cancer Diabetes Weight and Obesity
Apple Cider Vinegar Validations

Is apple cider vinegar all that it's cracked up to be? Here are some of the science-backed benefits.

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Posted on Jan. 16, 2017, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Functional Foods Nutrition
Post-Meal Coffee Changes Metabolic Markers

When enjoyed after a meal, coffee – in particular, its polyphenols – may increase levels of an appetite-regulating hormone, improve blood sugar levels, and boost endothelial function.

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Posted on Jan. 9, 2017, 6 a.m. in Cancer Functional Foods Women's Health
Chili Pepper Compound Curtails Breast Cancer

New research may have uncovered a molecule that slows down triple-negative breast cancer, which is especially aggressive and difficult to treat.

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