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Melon Compound 'Reduces Stress'
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Scientists have discovered that a natural substance derived from melons is effective at combating stress. The key ingredient is an enzyme called [i]superoxide dismutase[/i], thought to have beneficial antioxidant propert ...
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Capsaicin in Chili Peppers Is Heart-Protective
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, October 16, 2009
The main component in chili peppers- capsaicin is well known for its healing qualities for diseases like cancer, diabetes, fighting inflammation and pain relief. Research has now found that the topical application of ...
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Strawberries Benefit Brain Health
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, October 12, 2009
Strawberries are good for the brain, according to news presented at the 2009 Berry Health Symposium, a conference where the latest worldwide research on berries and human health is presented. Several of the latest studie ...
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More Benefits of Green Tea Found
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Green tea is well known and extensively researched for its many health benefits. It contains the highest concentration of beneficial phytonutrients of all the teas. The following studies highlight recent findings of some ...
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Mediterranean Diet Associated With Beating Depression
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, October 07, 2009
A Mediterranean-style diet, already thought to protect against diseases like cancer, is now also associated with reducing the risk of depression, according to a Spanish study. Researchers found that depression was mor ...
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Regular Exercise Is Associated With Reduced Breast Cancer Risk
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, October 02, 2009
Regular exercise can significantly cut a woman's chance of developing breast cancer, a new study shows. Researchers found that post-menopausal women who worked out for an hour a day, or just seven hours a week, could ...
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Prevent Alzheimer's With Olive Oil, Turmeric and Sunlight
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, October 01, 2009
Alzheimer's is a physical disease affecting the brain and memory and is a common cause of dementia. It is a progressive condition that causes 'plaques' to develop in the structure of the brain, leading to the death of br ...
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Basil Helps to Relieve Arthritic Pain
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, September 28, 2009
A study has found that the aromatic herb basil has strong anti-inflammatory action. Several varieties of fresh basil leaves have been shown to be as strong as anti-inflammatory medication when it comes to easing the swel ...
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Improve Bone Health With Green Tea
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Researchers in Hong Kong have reported new evidence that green tea can help improve bone health. They found that the tea contains a group of chemicals that can stimulate bone formation and help slow its breakdown. Gre ...
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Vitamin D Boosts Survival From Cancer, Study Finds
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Two new studies have found that vitamin D can improve the survival chances of both skin and colon cancer patients. The studies showed that patients with higher levels of the vitamin in their blood when they were diag ...
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Houseplants Cut Indoor Air Pollution
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, September 14, 2009
A study has revealed that common houseplants are an effective way to reduce ozone, the main component of indoor air pollution. Ozone, or smog, is a highly reactive, colorless gas formed when oxygen reacts with other ...
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Nonstick Cookware Emits Toxic Chemicals
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, September 08, 2009
Source: Environmental News Network [quote] The next time you reach for your nonstick frying pan to fry some onions, you may want to think again, say researchers at the University of Toronto, Environment Canada, and ...
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Vitamin C Deficiency Impairs Early Brain Development, Study Finds
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, September 07, 2009
New research shows that a vitamin C deficiency in the first weeks and months of life is associated with impaired mental development later in life. In the latest issue of the scientific journal [i]The American Journal ...
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Study: Healthy Diet Can Help Avoid Diabetes Drugs
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, September 03, 2009
Research has found that eating a healthy Mediterranean-style diet may help people with type 2 diabetes keep their disease under control without drugs better than following a typical low-fat diet. In the longest-term s ...
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Popcorn Is A Healthy Snack
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, August 28, 2009
A new study has revealed that the popular snack popcorn is actually a nutritious food, and contains more antioxidants and fiber than any other snack food. In addition, many popular oat-based breakfast cereals and whole-g ...
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Carrots Lower the Risk of Breast Cancer
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, August 26, 2009
Two separate studies have found that women who eat a diet rich in carotenoids have a substantially lower risk of breast cancer. These new studies add to mounting evidence that the substances that give fruits and vegetabl ...
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Drinking Too Much Cola Associated With Potassium Deficiency
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Drinking cola each day is associated with causing severe and possibly fatal potassium deficiency, a study by researchers from the University of Ioannina, Greece suggests. The study, published in the [i]International J ...
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Study Finds Daily Exercise Lowers Cancer Death Risk
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, August 25, 2009
A study has found that men who did 30 minutes of vigorous exercise a day had half the risk of dying from cancer than those who exercised less. Researchers followed 2,560 men from eastern Finland with no history of ca ...
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Healing Power Of Aloe Vera Also Proves Beneficial For Teeth And Gums
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, July 20, 2009
The aloe vera plant is well known for its healing power, such as its ability to heal burns, cuts and soothe pain. Ibn al-Qayyim mentioned the aloe plant as having benefits for headaches, ulcers and general cleansing prop ...
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Fruits and Vegetables Shown to Reduce Risk of Breast Cancer
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, July 16, 2009
Here is further evidence that eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables drastically reduces the risk of developing breast cancer, or of preventing a reoccurrence. Scientists from China have just released research findi ...

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