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Purple corn anthocyanins inhibit multiple pathways involved in the development of diabetic nephropathy, a common cause of end-stage kidney disease.
The number of obese adults, related disease rates and health care costs, are on course to increase dramatically in the United States over the next 20 years.
Consuming 1 serving of low-fat diet yogurt every 3 days may lower the risk of incident hypertension (high blood pressure).
Being stressed on the job associates with nearly a 25% increased risk of coronary heart disease, reports a meta-analysis of large-scale European study data.
Meta-analysis reaffirms that acupuncture provides more relief from various types of chronic pain than does usual care and should be considered a valid therapeut
High noise levels can put people at-risk of annoyance as well as sleep disturbance, both of which can have serious health consequences.
People who read the nutrition and ingredient labels on food products gain less weight over time.
A daily glass of red wine for four weeks significantly improved insulin resistance in men at-risk of heart disease.
Consuming more cruciferous vegetables – such as brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, and bok choy – may slash a woman’s risk of breast cancer by 15%.
The very elderly and frail can enjoy the benefits of exercise in terms of their physical and cognitive faculties and quality of life after only three months.
Anthocyanins, antioxidant pigments found in fruit and vegetables, have been found to improve the blood lipid profile of people with high cholesterol.
Regular consumption of olive oil may help to reduce cardiovascular risk by improving the function of cells that line the blood vessels.
Daily consumption of dried apples for six months lowers total cholesterol by 13%, and LDL ("bad") cholesterol by 24%, among postmenopausal women.
Damaged heart tissue of older heart failure patients was rejuvenated by stem cells modified by scientists at San Diego State University's Heart Institute.
Supplementation with a polyphenol-rich grape powder reduces inflammatory markers involved in cellular damage.
High job strain and active jobs correlate to increased risk of cardiovascular disease, among women.
Researchers submit that by raising the Vitamin C recommended dietary allowance (RDA), cases of heart disease, stroke, and cancer might be slashed.
Consumption of chia seeds raises blood levels of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), among postmenopausal women.
Eating Western-style fast food on a regular basis significantly increased the risk of diabetes and coronary heart disease.
Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an antioxidant compound found abundantly in green tea, helps to improve blood pressure, and blood sugar levels.
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50. When Every Drop Counts
Donating your blood can actually do you more good than anyone else who might receive it. Excess iron is thought to be a leading contributor to cancer and heart attacks. An excessive level of iron in your body is one of the most potent ways that your body oxidizes, or prematurely ages (think of your body as an apple, and the iron causing the discoloration when the fruit is exposed to air).