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Too much Soda and Processed Food Linked to Speeding Up The Aging Process
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, April 29, 2010
Here's another reason to cut down on soda (soft drinks) and processed food. New research published online shows that high levels of phosphates, found in sodas and processed foods, accelerates signs of aging. Phosphates w ...
Exercise To Beat Depression and Anxiety
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Exercise is a very effective way to overcome depression and anxiety disorders. According to researchers who analyzed the results of numerous published studies, they found that a workout reduces stress and anger and boost ...
Broccoli Associated With Protecting Skin From Harmful UV Radiation
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, April 15, 2010
Extracts from broccoli sprouts have been found to protect the skin from the harmful effects of UV radiation and reduce the risk of skin cancer, according to new findings from a study with mice. Broccoli, and particul ...
Lack of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked to Male Infertility
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, April 15, 2010
According to new findings, omega-3 fatty acids may be good for more than heart and brain health. This wonder-nutrient is now associated with treating male infertility. Supplements of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA ([i]doc ...
Dark Chocolate 'Can Cut the Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke'
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Consuming (dark) chocolate can cut the risk of heart disease and stroke by as much as 39 per cent, according to scientists. It is the beneficial substances known as flavanols found in cocoa that are thought to be res ...
Higher Levels of Calcium Help to Increase Lifespan
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, April 06, 2010
Getting more calcium in the diet could help to extend lifespan, new research suggests. Researchers found that men who consumed the most calcium in food were 25 percent less likely to die over the next decade. None of ...
Regularly Eating Apples Reduces Bowel Cancer Risk, Study Finds
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, March 29, 2010
Eating apples regularly is associated with reducing the risk of developing colorectal cancer, according to new research from Poland. The study found that those who ate one or more apples a day nearly halved their risk of ...
Healthy Lifestyle 'Could Cut Breast Cancer By A Third'
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, March 29, 2010
Up to a third of breast cancer cases could be avoided if women ate healthier and exercised more, researchers claim. Experts believe more than 14,000 women a year would probably not develop the disease if they adopted ...
Walnuts Protect Against Prostate Cancer, Study Finds
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, March 25, 2010
Snacking on walnuts is associated with slowing the growth of prostate cancer, research suggests. These findings provide more evidence that walnuts are a healthful food. Walnut consumption was found to reduce the size ...
Soluble Fiber Boosts the Immune System
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, March 25, 2010
Soluble fiber, found in foods including oats, apples and nuts, reduces the inflammation associated with obesity-related diseases and strengthens the immune system, a new study has found. [i]"Soluble fiber changes the ...
Cloves Are A Healthy Superfood
Posted by SoundHealth on Thursday, March 25, 2010
Cloves are the healthy new super spice because of their high levels of natural antioxidants, scientists have found. Researchers have identified cloves, botanical name [i]Syzygium aromaticum[/i], as the best antioxid ...
Papaya Extract Halts Growth of Cancer Cells
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, March 15, 2010
The tropical fruit papaya is a delicious and nutritious fruit that has been found to have potent anticancer properties. Researchers from Japan documented papaya's dramatic anticancer effect against a broad range of l ...
New Study Finds No Link Between Saturated Fat and Heart Disease
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, March 08, 2010
A recent analysis of 21 saturated fat/heart health studies has shown no link between saturated fat intake and heart disease, adding to the growing body of research showing that saturated fats do not cause cardiovascular ...
Bitter Melon Extract Kills Breast Cancer Cells
Posted by SoundHealth on Friday, February 26, 2010
The extract from a fruit that is commonly used in Asian countries like China and India, called bitter melon, has been found to help fight breast cancer, according to a new study. The study found that bitter melon extr ...
Green Tea May Protect Eye Health
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, February 22, 2010
Substances found in green tea could help fight eye disease, according to authors of the latest research from the University of Hong Kong. Scientists confirmed that substances found in green tea - already known for the ...
Vitamin D Linked to Reducing Diabetes Risk
Posted by SoundHealth on Monday, February 22, 2010
Having high levels of vitamin D in the body is associated with reducing the risk of developing heart disease or diabetes by 43%, researchers have said. It was found that high levels of vitamin D, through exposure to s ...
Moderate Walking Linked to Easing Arthritis Pain
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Short walks combined with a glucosamine supplement have been shown to improve the symptoms of osteoarthritis, a painful condition that affects the joints. Researchers found that patients who walked for at least two b ...
Baked Rhubarb Has Cancer-Fighting Properties
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Eating baked rhubarb, like in a crumble, is not only a tasty way to enjoy this food; it may also be the best way to take advantage of its health benefits, including helping to fight cancer. Researchers have found tha ...
Spice Saffron Found to Stop Blindness and Improve Eye Health
Posted by SoundHealth on Wednesday, February 10, 2010
A study has found that the spice saffron holds the key to stopping vision loss in old age and helps to keep vision sharp. Findings suggest that the spice reverses age-related macular degeneration, or AMD, the most common ...
Soft Drinks Associated With Increasing Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
Posted by SoundHealth on Tuesday, February 09, 2010
A number of studies have suggested the consumption of sugar-laden soft-drinks increase the risk for pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is a relatively rare, but deadly form of cancer. It affects the pancreas, a glan ...

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