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Researchers submit that by raising the Vitamin C recommended dietary allowance (RDA), cases of heart disease, stroke, and cancer might be slashed.
Obesity leads to more doctor visits than smoking, a statistic that underscores the gravity of the problem of excess pounds.
Consuming juice from wild blueberries helps to protect DNA from damage, thereby potentially decreasing a person's risk of cardiovascular disease.
Among families with a genetic risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, early signs presaging the condition’s onset appear in blood and cerebrospinal fluid.
Consumption of chia seeds raises blood levels of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), among postmenopausal women.
South Korea researchers report that onion helps to protect the brain from stroke-related vascular damage, in a lab animal model.
Phobic anxiety associates with shorter telomeres – a marker of a cellular aging, in middle-aged and older women.
Extracts from green tea and grape seed inhibits the action of certain start-digesting enzymes, thereby offering plant-based options to control blood sugar.
Nationwide (US) life expectancy would potentially be 2 years higher if adults reduced their time spent sitting to less than 3 hours a day.
University of Pennsylvania (US) researchers use sugar and a 3-D printer to replicate a vascular template.
Shrinking of the hippocampal region of the brain occurs with age and may be caused by the cumulative effect of genetic factors.
Strategies to train the memory may also re-engage the hippocampus– a brain region critical for memory formation, among people affected by mild cognitive impairm
Eye-opening report reveals the personal, financial, and familial tolls affecting the estimated 5.4 million Americans who have Alzheimer’s Disease.
Frequent awakenings and a habit of lying awake are linked to higher levels of markers of the brain plaques that are a hallmark of Alzheimer's Disease.
Adiponectin, a hormone derived from visceral fat, may play a role as a risk factor for development of all-cause dementia and Alzheimer's Disease in women.
A diet rich in key vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids helps to promote cognitive function, as well as reduce brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Japanese team reports that people with diabetes may be at a significantly increased risk of developing cognitive disorders, including Alzheimer’s Disease.
Alzheimer's Disease International encourages efforts for early diagnosis, that may effect society-wide health, financial and social benefits
Inherited forms of Alzheimer's disease may be detectable as many as 20 years before problems with memory and thinking develop.
Lifestyle changes and treatment or prevention of chronic medical conditions have the potential to reduce the numbers of Alzheimer’s cases by 50% or more.
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23. Lower Pressure with Potatoes
Potatoes are among the foods richest in potassium, a mineral that fights high blood pressure. One baked potato with skin contains 903 mg of potassium, nearly one-third of the recommended Daily Value. And, in 2005 researchers from the Institute of Food Research (United Kingdom) found that the potato contains natural compounds known as kukoamines, that in an herbal remedy (Lycium chinense) are associated with blood-pressure reducing properties.