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Abundant in polyphenol antioxidants, extracts of wild blackberries may help to protect brain cells from oxidative stress.
Not getting enough sleep may lead to weight gain.
Stroke survivors who like art enjoy a significantly higher quality of life and recover better from their stroke.
Whereas red meat may increase total, cardiovascular, and cancer death risks, appropriate substitutions may lower those same risks.
Large-scale study warns that men who drink a 12-ounce sugar-sweetened beverage a day put themselves at 20% increased risk of heart disease.
Not only may a diet that includes whole grains help to facilitate weight loss, but it may aid in reducing body fat and improving cholesterol levels as well.
A study analyzing 75 years of statistical data suggests that death rates in the United States are dropping.
Chronic stress may lead to memory problems by interfering with glutamate signaling in the prefrontal cortex, in a lab animal model.
Consumption of blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries influence how neurons communicate, potentially preventing inflammation in the brain.
Resveratrol, a polyphenol found in wine, exerts anti-inflammatory properties that may lower the risk of airway obstruction in the lungs.
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242. Work Out to Ward Off Anxiety
Anxiety often remains unrecognized or untreated among patients with a chronic illness. Researchers from the University of Georgia (Georgia, USA) analyzed the results of 40 randomized clinical trials involving nearly 3,000 patients affected by heart disease, multiple sclerosis, cancer and chronic pain from arthritis. On average, the patients who exercised regularly reported a 20% reduction in anxiety symptoms, as compared to those who did not exercise...