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Daily Cup of Tea Reduces Risk of Alzheimer's and Dementia in Seniors

Cognitive impairment risk is reduced by 50 percent and as much as 86 percent for those who are genetically at risk of Alzheimer's.

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Posted on March 21, 2017, 6 a.m. in Functional Foods Cardio-Vascular Diabetes
The Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Studies have shown that dark chocolate has numerous science-backed health benefits.

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Posted on March 16, 2017, 6 a.m. in Infectious Disease Functional Foods Infection Protection
Stevia Combats Lyme Disease

Stevia is shown to be more effective than antibiotics at combating the pathogen known to cause Lyme disease.

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Health Benefits of Lion's Mane Mushroom

Lion’s mane mushroom, also known as hedgehog mushroom, has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine and as a food in Asia.

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Posted on March 8, 2017, 6 a.m. in Weight and Obesity Diet Functional Foods
Whole Grains Increase Metabolism and Weight Loss

New study reveals that replacing refined grains with whole grains increases calorie loss by reducing calories retained during digestion and speeding up metabolism.

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Posted on March 2, 2017, 6 a.m. in Anti-Aging Research Science Cancer Functional Foods
Potato Power

Purple-fleshed potatoes contain compounds that suppress the growth of colon cancer tumors (cell and mouse models).

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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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