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March 3, 2014
How to Slow Brain Aging by Two Years
The consumption of blueberries and strawberries is associated with delayed cognitive aging by as much as 2.5 years, thought to be because of brain-localizing anthocyanin phytonutrients, as shown on...
February 24, 2014
Food Antioxidants, Stroke, and Heart Disease
The oxidation of high-fat and cholesterol-rich foods in our stomachs may help explain why eating antioxidant packed foods appears to reduce heart attack and stroke risk.
January 17, 2014
Turmeric Curcumin and Osteoarthritis
The yellow pigment curcumin in the spice turmeric may work as good or better than anti-inflammatory drugs and pain killers for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.
January 1, 2014
Dietary Treatment of Glaucoma
Blueberries may help protect against age-related macular degeneration, and black currants may help halt the progression of glaucoma.
December 30, 2013
Dietary Prevention of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Yellow plant pigments such as lutein and zeaxanthin build up in the back of our eyes to protect our retinas against age-related macular degeneration. Levels of these eyesight–saving nutrients in...
December 9, 2013
Eggs and Diabetes
Even just a single egg a week may increase the risk of diabetes, the leading cause of lower-limb amputations, kidney failure, and new cases of blindness.
November 11, 2013
Phosphate Additives in Meat Purge and Cola
The consumption of phosphorus preservatives in junk food and injected into meat may damage blood vessels, accelerate the aging process, and contribute to osteoporosis.
October 28, 2013
Increased Lifespan From Beans
The intake of legumes—beans, chickpeas, split peas, and lentils—may be the single most important dietary predictor of a long lifespan, but what about concerns about intestinal gas?
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