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Fiber Foods Such As Porridge Increase Lifespan, Study
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, March 03, 2011
A study of almost 400,000 men and women found those who ate lots of fiber-rich foods cut their risk of dying prematurely by a fifth. In particular, whole grains such as oatmeal and wild and brown rice had the most benefi ...
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Unhealthy Diet Lowers Intelligence in Children, Study
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, February 15, 2011
A diet, high in fats, sugars, and processed foods in early childhood is associated with lowering IQ, while a diet packed full of vitamins and nutrients does the opposite, research suggests. Toddlers fed a diet packed ...
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Research: Trans-Fats Increase Risk of Depression, While Olive Oil Helps Avoid Risk
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, February 09, 2011
A new study has demonstrated that the ingestion of trans-fats increases the risk of suffering depression, and that olive oil, on the other hand, protects against this mental illness. Trans fats are found naturally occ ...
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Eating Spinach Makes Muscles Stronger, Study
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, February 03, 2011
Spinach is already known for being an excellent source of folic acid and protective chemicals that are beneficial for eyesight and other eye-related conditions, as well as having anti-carcinogenic properties. In fact, pr ...
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Berries Associated With Reducing High Blood Pressure
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, January 27, 2011
Eating blueberries is linked to protecting against high blood pressure, according to new research. High blood pressure (hypertension), is defined as having a systolic and diastolic blood pressure greater than 140 and ...
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Exercise Slashes Risk of Death from Prostate Cancer, Study
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Men with prostate cancer who exercise regularly could cut their risk of dying from the disease by more than half, researchers say. A study of men with prostate cancer found that physical activity was associated with a ...
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Exciting New Protective Properties of Green Tea Found
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, January 10, 2011
Green tea is already well known to preserve and protect health. Studies show that drinkers of green tea have a lower risk of a wide range of diseases. These vary from simple viral or bacterial infections, to degenerative ...
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Pomegranate Juice 'Could Slow the Spread of Cancer'
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Pomegranate juice is associated with slowing the spread of cancer, research suggests. Scientists have found components in the juice which stop the movement of prostate cancer cells, and weaken their attraction to chem ...
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Whole Grains Foods Reduce Blood Pressure, Study Finds
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Eating whole grain foods can significantly reduce blood pressure and have been found to be as effective as drugs at reducing the risk of stroke, according to research by Aberdeen University. The team found that eating ...
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Garlic Protects Against Arthritis, Study Finds
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, December 20, 2010
Garlic is one of the most impressive and potent of natural foods. It is known for its powerful smell and taste, but its protective powers are even stronger, ranging from fighting cancer to powerful antibiotic, antibacter ...
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Eye-Protective Effects of Omega-3-Rich Fish
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, December 20, 2010
A diet rich in oily fish could hold the key to preventing blindness among thousands of the elderly, research has found. The omega-3 group of fatty acids, found in oily fish such as salmon, mackerel and fresh tuna, are ...
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Regular Exercise 'Cuts Chance of Cold By Half'
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, December 02, 2010
The best way to prevent a cold this winter is to exercise regularly, researchers have found. They discovered that people who exercised for at least five days a week and felt physically fit and active, cut their chanc ...
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Rise in Rickets Caused By Vitamin D Deficiency
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, December 02, 2010
A leading doctor has warned that children in the UK are suffering from the crippling bone disease [i]rickets[/i] as parents cover them in sunscreen and limit their time outside in the sunshine. The childhood disease, ...
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Healthy Lifestyle Linked to Cutting Colorectal Cancer Risk
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, November 01, 2010
Following a healthy lifestyle, which means exercising, having a good diet, and other lifestyle changes, is associated with reducing the risk of colorectal cancer by 23%, according to a study from Denmark. [b]Study Det ...
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Study Proves How Powerful Compound in Broccoli Stops Cancer, Even in Small Amounts
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, October 27, 2010
A study has shown for the first time how [i]sulforaphane[/i], the powerful cancer-fighting agent in found broccoli, is triggered into action by the digestive system, and how the body is able to effectively absorb this be ...
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Eating A Range of Health Foods Protects Against Disease
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, October 21, 2010
Here's some new research that shows how eating a combination of different health-promoting foods has a beneficial cumulative effect, and is the key to a long and healthy life. The findings provide more evidence that heal ...
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Watermelon Lowers Blood Pressure, Study Finds
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, October 20, 2010
The watermelon is a deliciously sweet and refreshing fruit that is packed with nutrients. Regularly eating watermelon is an excellent way to replenish and hydrate the body - and now there's more. Evidence from a pilot st ...
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Omega-3-Rich Walnuts Help Fight Stress
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, October 05, 2010
A diet rich in walnuts and walnut oil is associated with preparing the body to deal better with stress, according to a team of researchers who looked at how these foods, which contain beneficial fats, influence blood pre ...
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Olive Oil Protects Against Breast Cancer
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, October 01, 2010
A drizzle of olive oil a day could help keep breast cancer at bay, according to recent findings. Research shows that this healthy Mediterranean oil helps to stunt the growth of tumors, causing their cells to break down a ...
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Citrus Fruit Associated With Reduced Cancer Risk
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, September 24, 2010
Daily consumption of citrus may reduce the risk of a range of cancers, especially pancreatic and prostate cancer, suggests a new study from Japan. Citrus fruits such as oranges, lemons and grapefruits are high in can ...

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