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Functional Foods

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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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Posted on Jan. 4, 2017, 6 a.m. in Cardio-Vascular Functional Foods
Cheat CVD with Cheese

People who consume cheese have higher levels of a gut bacteria that is linked to reduced cholesterol.

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Posted on Dec. 30, 2016, 6 a.m. in Women's Health Functional Foods Inflammation Weight and Obesity
Tomato Juice Targets a Trim Waist

By modulating a key marker of inflammation, a daily glass of tomato juice may reduce waist size, among healthy women.

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Posted on Dec. 29, 2016, 6 a.m. in Functional Foods Cancer Diabetes Inflammation Weight and Obesity
Science-Backed Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is not only one of the most delicious spices, it also is one of the healthiest.

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Posted on Dec. 28, 2016, 6 a.m. in Functional Foods Cardio-Vascular
Moderate Drinking May Slow Decline of 'Good' Cholesterol

Drinking up to two alcoholic beverages daily may slow the decline of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol

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Posted on Dec. 26, 2016, 6 a.m. in Anti-Aging Research Science Functional Foods GI-Digestive
Anti-Aging Secret of Pomegranates Revealed

A molecule in pomegranates, generated by gut microflora, enables muscle cells to protect themselves against one of the major causes of aging.

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Posted on Dec. 23, 2016, 6 a.m. in Functional Foods Nutrition
Eight Healthy Holiday Superfoods

Many traditional holiday foods contain a surprising amount of health benefits.

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Posted on Dec. 15, 2016, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Functional Foods
Spinach Compound Counters Cravings

Thylakoids reinforce the body's production of satiety hormones and suppresses food cravings.

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Posted on Dec. 14, 2016, 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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