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  1. Lycopene-Rich Tomatoes May Lower Cancer Risk

    Lycopene-Rich Tomatoes May Lower Cancer Risk
    The most common form of cancer among men in the United States is prostate cancer, affecting roughly 500,000 U. S. males each year, and rising.  In fact, in the last fifteen years, the incidence of prostate cancer has risen by 1.7 percent. In the past, patients with prostate cancer have been treated with hormone therapy and radiation, and those with...
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  2. The Connections Between Prebiotics and Metabolism

    The Connections Between Prebiotics and Metabolism
    Recent studies have thrown up an interesting connection between our rate of metabolism and the probiotics and prebiotics found in the gut. Research concentrated on 30 obese women who were given either ITF prebiotics in the form of inulin-type fructans, or a placebo. Those given ITF prebiotics showed a change in their intestinal flora which led to an increase in...
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  3. Green Tea May Ease Colitis Inflammation Symptoms

    Green Tea May Ease Colitis Inflammation Symptoms
    Colitis is a chronic disease that affects the lining of the bowels, colon and rectum.  Inflammation creates symptoms that include abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloody stools, fatigue and occasional fever.  Because colitis affects the body’s absorption of water and minerals, it frequently creates nutritional deficiencies.  This can result in a general feeling of malaise, dehydration, loss of appetite, weight loss, anemia...
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  4. Healthy Hair Tips: How Wheatgrass Helps You Keep Your Hair Color Longer

    Healthy Hair Tips: How Wheatgrass Helps You Keep Your Hair Color Longer
    It's hard to lie about your age once your hair starts to turn gray! Many women over the age of 50 (and some men too!) resort to dying their hair regularly to disguise their increasingly dull gray hair. However, traditional Chinese medicine promotes a natural way to keep your hair color longer, by using wheatgrass. What is Wheatgrass? Wheatgrass looks like...
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  5. Can You Cut Your Cancer Risk with Garlic?

    Can You Cut Your Cancer Risk with Garlic?
    Is it possible that eating just one food could cut your cancer risk across the board?  There is no replacement for a healthy diet that limits exposure to foods that cause DNA damage.  Sugar, artificial sweeteners, trans fats, chemicals, pesticides, food additives and toxic compounds contained in water all contribute to increasing one’s overall risk of developing cancer.  These factors...
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  6. Five Reasons Why You Should Go ‘Cuckoo’ for Coconuts

    Five Reasons Why You Should Go ‘Cuckoo’ for Coconuts
    Coconut consumption dates back thousands of years and it is still considered a superior food source in tropical regions. Nicknamed “monkey fruit” by Spanish explorers, it has been used to produce fuel, fiber and certain types of musical instruments. But the real power of the coconut is derived from the tender white meat inside of the tough brown husk that...
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  7. Shop the Produce Aisle & Make Green Drinks to Lengthen Lifespan

    Shop the Produce Aisle & Make Green Drinks to Lengthen Lifespan
    Over the last few decades, five servings of fruits and vegetables have been the standard recommendation for daily consumption by many experts.  However, until now, conclusions based on research have been unconvincing as to whether meeting that recommendation actually benefits the health and to what degree.  According to a new, large study from Sweden, eating less than the recommended amount...
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  8. Boost Your Immune System With Garlic’s Healthy Benefits

    Boost Your Immune System With Garlic’s Healthy Benefits
    Garlic is one of many examples of a centuries-old natural cure that is gaining fresh respect in the new millennium.  Aside from its reputation as a vampire repellent, garlic has been used as both food and medicine in many cultures for thousands of years.  Garlic is part of the onion family called Alliaceae, which also includes shallots, chives and leeks...
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  9. The Power of Pomegranates

    The Power of Pomegranates
    With a labyrinth of seeds tucked inside inedible flesh and surrounded by a tough shell, the unique pomegranate is a fruit that is considered a superfood and is honored all over the world.  Ancient Egyptians thought burying the dead with pomegranates would ensure eternal life, and breaking open pomegranates is a common tradition at Greek weddings.  While this humble fruit...
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  10. Three Foods That Boost Memory

    Three Foods That Boost Memory
    Wouldn’t it be great if there were foods that could boost your memory?  The good news is that there are many foods that can do just that.  There are easy and inexpensive lifestyle and dietary changes that you can make that will help boost your memory and also help safeguard you against developing neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease.  For...
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