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Try tea to prevent neurocognitive disorders

2017-03-19 00:33

Researchers have reported drinking tea can lower the incidence of neurocognitive disorders.

It is not a myth that drinking tea is good for your overall health. In fact recent research has shown that frequent consumption of tea is good for brain health.

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Atherosclerosis risk linked to the Herpes virus. So, what can you do to keep your heart in shape?

2017-03-18 03:53

In a meta - analysis of 17 studies, it was found that patients which carry Herpes virus type 1 and type 2 are at high risk of developing Atherosclesosis, which is a disease of the heart arteries characterized by the deposition of fatty material on their inner walls.

In another study on acute coronary syndrome, a disease resultant from the progression of atherosclerosis.

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Guinness beer has some health benefits

2017-03-17 23:52

Guinness is a world famous Irish beer that is perhaps one of the most popular drinks in the world on St. Patrick’s Day. News that there are a considerable number of health benefits to Guinness has many beer drinkers feeling good.

St. Paddy's day is a day when a lot of people who aren't Irish feel like joining their Irish friends for some beer. This sounds like a terribly unhealthy thing to do.

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2 Things You Shouldn't Forget Before Driving to Buy Vegetables

2017-03-16 11:04

Before you get in the car to go veggie shopping, remember to keep these things in mind.

Vegetables are great, and it's mandatory that you eat at least one serving with each meal. In fact, you're supposed to eat 5 to 13 servings of veggies everyday!

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There's now a brain health food guide from Canada

2017-03-16 08:38

Baycrest scientists associated with the University of Toronto have published a Canadian Brain Health Food Guide. The primary mission of this publication is to help adults who are over 50 years old preserve their thinking and memory skills as they grow older.

It is important to treat your brain well to maintain optimal cognitive functioning, particularly as you get older.

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Avoid using antibiotics with these 3 foods that can prevent and manage antibiotic -acquired childhood asthma

2017-03-15 22:58

The best way to avoid using antibiotics too often, is to have a strong immunity. But, many of us do not have the knowledge on what we should consume food wise or give our children in order to keep strong. So, more often than not, we end up resorting to antibiotics to fight infections and inflammations. However, there has been extensive research pointing to the fact that exposure to at least one course of antibiotics in the first year of life, increases the chances of childhood asthma, which may persist through out adult life.

In one recent

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How Blueberries May Help Improve Brain Function

2017-03-13 14:09

Not only is this berry tasty, it is loaded with nutrients that helps you enjoy good health well into old age.

What is your favorite fruit? According to the US Census Bureau, it is probably the banana as Americans eat more of this than any other type of fresh fruit.

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Yogurt holds promise to help treat depression

2017-03-12 08:12

Researchers say a probiotic called lactobacillus which is found in yogurt can help to reverse symptoms of depression in mice. They are now planning to investigate if lactobacillus can help treat depression in people.

Depression is a horribly painful state of being which can be very costly for your life and which can even lead to suicide.

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Optimal nutrition is needed to prolong life with major diseases

2017-03-09 14:58

Researchers say many deaths from diabetes, heart disease and stroke are associated with diet. It is therefore necessary for those afflicted with these conditions to have optimal nutrition to prolong their lives.

In spite of a growing understanding of just how essential good nutrition is to overall good health there remains many people who adhere to very poor dietary habits.

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5 natural ways, scientifically proven, to counter toxoplasmosis infection

2017-03-08 20:37

Toxoplasmosis infection has been linked with many neurological disorders and is the leading cause of death attributed to foodborne illness in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control. A recent study on the global burden of latent toxoplasmosis infection, found that this parasitical disease is becoming a global health hazard, as it infects 30–50% of the world human population.

The Toxoplasma gondii parasite is the causer of toxoplasmosis infection and it has a complex life cycle. But, its most dangerous life cycle is when it enters an extra-intestinal stage.

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Vegan DHA Source Found to Help Those with Rheumatoid Arthritis

2017-03-06 12:19

Fish and fish oils are thought to help relieve symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis, but what if you don’t eat fish due to beliefs or allergies? A new study finds DHA from algae may be of help.

Docosahexaenoic acid is a polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) which has been linked to many benefits in humans including improving health and quality of life for those with inflammatory conditions su

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How Close Do You Follow These Ten Steps to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer?

2017-03-06 11:25

The American Institute for Cancer Research estimates that close to one in three common cancers in the US can be prevented through lifestyle change.

Do you really know what lowers your risk of developing cancer? The AICR has found that you might not have all of the information you need for cancer prevention.

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Overweight babies can be prevented with low sugar breast milk

2017-03-05 23:24

Researchers have found sugars which pass through breast milk can cause babies to be overweight. Breast feeding mothers should be careful about their consumption of sugar in order to protect their babies from gaining too much weight.

Good nutrition is the most essential feature of healthy development of babies.

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Another E. Coli Outbreak – This Time It's Peanut Butter

2017-03-05 02:48

You think you're doing the right thing by choosing healthier alternatives to popular mainstream products. But somehow they get tainted too. If you regularly enjoy SoyNut, you might want to stay away for a few weeks.

Commercial peanut butter isn't just peanuts. It can have a significant amount of sugar and preservatives added to it.

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Twitter may be very helpful for reporting on food poisoning

2017-02-27 18:46

Researchers say that using Twitter may help to increase reporting of food-poisoning.

Food poisoning is a common problem that can be life threatening. Being made aware of food poisoning outbreaks is an essential component of helping to combat this problem.

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Avoid high mercury exposure from fish to help prevent Lou Gehrig’s disease

2017-02-27 06:09

Researchers say that mercury which is in fish may be associated with an increased risk of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). It's therefore a good idea to cut down on fish which have a high mercury content such as swordfish and shark.

We generally think of fish as being a healthy food which is associated with better heart and brain health.

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Get rid of white spots on your teeth with diet

2017-02-26 17:04

White spots on the teeth are an indication of loss of mineral content from the surface of your teeth also known as enamel. But in order to get rid of white spots on teeth naturally, there are two main things that must be understood:

• Nutritional intake from diet plays a huge role on dental diseases and general oral health, as explained in manystudies.

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Keeping sugar levels down may help prevent Alzheimer’s

2017-02-26 08:08

Researchers say they have determined there is a "tipping point" which is linked to Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer's is a tragic kind of dementia which is associated with difficulties with memory, thinking and behavior.

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Ben Franklin's Advice Proven Correct in New Obesity Study

2017-02-24 14:58

Early birds are more like to make healthy diet choices, and thus are less likely to be overweight.

Early to Bed, Early to Rise – it may make not make you wealthy or wise, but there is a good chance your diet is a healthy one if you are a morning person.

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Diet for COPD Includes Lots of Fruits and Vegetables

2017-02-24 14:36

Those affected by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD may want to include certain fruits and vegetables into their daily diet.

COPD is a progressive disease – meaning it gets worse over time – that causes difficulty breathing due to changes in the lung tissue.

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Why soy foods may be the key to heart health for many people

2017-02-22 16:00

Researchers say a micronutrient which is found in soy may have a significant heart protective benefit.

There has been a growing awareness of the connection between diet and the health of the heart. It appears foods with soy may benefit heart health.

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12 weeks in a vegetarian diet improves bowel habits, reduces stress and increases nutritional status

2017-02-20 03:07

We have all heard that you are what you eat, and that a balanced diet with less fat, less processed food and more vegetables, is best. But now, there is real basis to affirm that a vegetarian diet is indeed better for a person’s overall health.

A study published by the Korean society of Clinical nutrition, has discussed the findings of an experiment done at a Korean Middl

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Eating fish high in omega-3 fatty acids benefits brain health

2017-02-19 03:10

There is an association between eating fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids and better cognition.

It is not a myth that eating fish that is high in omega-3 fatty acids is good for the health of your brains.

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Fiber and the Role of Bacteria in Colon Cancer: 6 Ways To Protect Colon

2017-02-16 16:11

Fiber from whole grains, fruits and vegetables protect against colon cancer in more ways than one.

Colon cancer is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in Americans, but many cases could be prevented with some lifestyle changes – including cleaning up your diet.

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Try a Mediterranean diet and virgin olive oil for fighting heart disease

2017-02-15 08:15

Researchers say a Mediterranean diet with virgin olive oil may boost your levels of 'good' cholesterol and help fight heart disease.

Heart disease is a leading cause of death worldwide. Sedentary lifestyles and poor diets with high levels of bad cholesterol have been associated with heart disease.

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Natural remedies are helpful for treatment of impetigo

2017-02-14 18:21

Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection which is generally seen in children, although it is also sometimes seen in adults. Antibiotics are the mainstay of conventional treatment for impetigo, but natural remedies are also very helpful.

If impetigo is not treated aggressivley it can have serious complications. Natural remedies offer hope for effective treatment of impetigo.

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Another Fast Food Horror That Should Make You Think Twice About Drive-Thru Food

2017-02-13 17:24

If you read this particular breaking story in recent news, you might be so horrified you'd vow never to eat at a fast food chain again – which you shouldn't be doing anyway.

It's been pounded into your head over and over – fast food is bad for your body.

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