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Mediterranean Diet Keeps You Young

A study which was continuing for more than ten years involving 5000 nurses found that a Mediterranean diet keeps your cells younger for longer. The nurses involved in this study were eating a diet consisting of vegetables, chicken, fish, fruit, but they stayed away from red meats, but
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Vitamin D3 Benefits Both Heart And Brain

Introduction Here I am discussing that vitamin D3 benefits both heart and brain. Typically, what’s good for the heart is also good for the brain. This has been reconfirmed in two independent studies involving measurements of vitamin D3 levels (25-hydroxy vitamin D). First study The fi
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Calorie Restriction Makes You Live Longer

Calorie Restriction Makes You Live Longer

Calorie restriction makes you live longer; that’s what a remarkable study with primates showed that took 25 years to complete. Rhesus monkeys that had been fed 30% less calories lived longer than their normal controls without calorie-restriction. Rhesus monkeys are genetically v
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Fasting Regenerates The Immune System

In the June 5 issue of Cell Stem Cell an article was published that described regeneration of the immune system by fasting. According to the lead author, Valter Longo both animal experiments and work with humans showed that with prolonged fasting the white blood cell count in the bloo
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Fiber Lowers Prostate Cancer Risk

French researchers published a study that involved 3313 men and lasted for 12.6 years on average. It involved the consumption of insoluble fiber; specifically, the quantity, source and type of fiber consumed was analyzed. The study started in 1994 and went on until 2007. 139 men devel
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Lycopene Prevents Prostate Cancer

Lycopene Prevents Prostate Cancer

The Journal of the National Cancer Institute published a report that lycopene prevents prostate cancer. Lycopenes belong to the carotenoids, which is a group of antioxidant plant chemicals. They are responsible for the red color of tomatoes and other red-pigmented foods. Regarding thi
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Mediterranean Diet Benefits US Workers

Mediterranean Diet Benefits US Workers

A study investigating a group of Midwestern firefighters came to the conclusion that a Mediterranean diet benefits US workers. The diet consisted of lots of fruit, vegetables, nuts, fish, olive oil and whole grain. 780 male firefighters aged 18 or older were questioned about how well
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Live Longer With A Purpose In Life

Live Longer With A Purpose In Life

Have you ever thought that your thoughts would matter? We may have noticed that some people who are always negative seem to attract more negatives and have difficulty coping. We also know that people who are inherently positive about life tend to get through trying situations with les
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Sugar Responsible For Raising Blood Pressure And Lipids

Sugar Responsible For Raising Blood Pressure And Lipids

A University of Otago, New Zealand study by Dr Lisa Te Morenga and co-workers has shed new light on the negative effect of sugar on blood pressure and lipids. The key here is that these studies were not animal experiments, but involved human trials. A total of about 1700 men and women
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Health For Adults

Health For Adults

In the late teens/early twenties adulthood begins. But adult life is the tail end of higher education and all those years that we are in a job situation and perhaps even into early retirement. People in this age group have often found a life partner. Most engage in heterosexual relati
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