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Nutrition

Hemp- an Ancient Superfood

Humans have been using hemp in some form or another for more than 10,000 years. In fact, evidence of the seeds and oil used in food, as well as rope remnants, have been found in Read More

Nutrition

Researchers track down ‘forged’ superfoods

Chia seeds, Moringa powder, Açai or Goji berries, the list of foods with alleged health benefits is increasing constantly. Health-conscious consumers love “superfoods” that are attributed stress-reducing and detoxifying properties as well as properties strengthening Read More

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Avocados Combat Metabolic Syndrome

A new review investigates the effects of avocados on different components of metabolic syndrome, which is a clustering of risk factors including high blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, and body mass index. These risk factors Read More

Nutrition

Walnuts For a Healthy Gut

Research led by Lauri Byerley, PhD, RD, Research Associate Professor of Physiology at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, has found that walnuts in the diet change the makeup of bacteria in the gut, Read More

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Can a Tomato Fight Cancer?

A new study shows that whole tomato extracts from two different Southern Italy cultivars inhibit gastric cancer cell growth and malignant features, paving the way for future studies aimed at implementing lifestyle habits not only Read More

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Juice Found to Reduce Blood Pressure

A new study finds that dietary nitrate — a compound that dilates blood vessels to decrease blood pressure — may reduce overstimulation of the sympathetic nervous system that occurs with heart disease. The research team Read More

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