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Crab and shrimp shells have healing potential

2016-10-19 22:59

Research has found combining a sugar which is obtained from crab and shrimp shells with several nanomaterials could lead to the development of biomedical applications which may help with healing.

Crab and shrimp are considered a nutritious delicacy. These delicious shell fish may have more to offer than a delectable and nutritious meal. Crab and shrimp may also have healing potential.

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Macular degeneration risk is cut with a Mediterranean diet

2016-10-18 18:00

According to a new study people who closely adhere to the Mediterranean diet, particularly by eating fruit, may be significantly less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration.

Macular degeneration is a devastating illness which often leads to blindness. The finding that dietary factors can dramatically decrease the risk of this condition is encouraging.

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Edible Flowers and Why You Should Eat Them

2016-10-17 09:11

When most people think of flowers on the table, they envision them in a vase and not on their plate, and if they are part of the meal, it’s only for decoration. Yet there are numerous edible flowers and some great reasons for making them a part of your diet.

Are all flowers edible?

This is an important question, and the answer is an emphatic “no.” In fact, some flowers are toxic to both humans and animals.

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Cauliflower Could Be a New Grain

2016-10-08 14:49

Bread and grains are dietary staples, yet many people stress out because they are concerned about gluten, calories, or glycemic index associated with these foods. What if cauliflower could be a new grain?

It’s not such a far-fetched idea, and in fact one company has already introduced two cauliflower grain products to the market.

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Nothing healthy about Naked Juice says consumer group

2016-10-05 13:03

A complaint filed by the Center for Science in the Public Interest alleges Pepsi Co. has been misleading the public by labeling their line of juice as nutritious. The organization claims the ingredients pictured on Naked Juice are misleading.

The CSPI is suing Pepsi, Co. for what they contend are misleading and false claims.

Three things about Naked Juice

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Heart health may be improved by eating ancient grain bread

2016-10-05 10:44

It has been suggested by a randomized trial that eating bread which is made with ancient grains could help lower cholesterol and blood glucose levels.

There has been a growing awareness of the vital importance of good nutrition for good overall health.

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Red Grapes Control Bacteria-Induced Inflammation

2016-10-03 10:21

Inflammation in the upper respiratory tract could be controlled with the help of resveratrol, a nutrient in red grapes that also has other known health benefits.

You have likely already heard about the benefits of resveratrol on heart health.

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Healthy lifestyles may lower bowel cancer risk

2016-10-03 07:54

According to researchers men who have a high genetic risk of getting bowel cancer over the next 25 years could have a decreased risk of developing the disease if they adhere to a healthy lifestyle.

Bowel cancer, or colorectal cancer, is a very serious disease.

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