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Olive Oil Compound Kills Cancer Cells

Rutgers University researchers report that a compound in virgin olive oil killed cancer cells while sparing healthy cells.

Mediterranean Diet Sustains More Youthful Brain Sizes

People over 80 that ate more fish and veggies than meat had brain sizes equal to those five years younger.

Green Tea, Apples and Cocoa Protect Against Cancer and Arterial Plaque

British scientists have discovered that a class of polyphenols found in some foods and herbs defends against cancer growth and blocked arteries.

Pistachio Nuts Help Cholesterol, Blood Sugar and Artery Health

Adults with poor cholesterol that nibbled on 1.5 ounces of shelled pistachios a day for three months raised their HDL “good cholesterol” levels and reduced arterial stiffness.

Flaxseed Oil Soothes Carpal Tunnel

Iranian carpal-tunnel patients that rubbed flaxseed oil on their wrist for four weeks reported significantly less pain and more mobility.

Antioxidant-Rich Berries Thwart Alzheimer’s

All kinds of berries protect brain cells from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

An Avocado a Day Keeps Bad Cholesterol Away

Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL), known as “bad cholesterol”, was reduced by 60 percent when overweight adults added an avocado to a moderate-fat diet.

Strawberries Reduce Blood Pressure

In just six weeks, people ingesting a drink made of freeze-dried strawberries had significant drops in both diastolic and systolic measures.

Olive Oil Boosts Healthy Cholesterol

A joint U.S.-European study found that olive oil rich in plant compounds known as polyphenols boosted healthy HDL in the blood.

Wild Thyme Kills Breast Cancer Cells

In a recent study, a thyme extract killed off two types of breast cancer cells in vitro but left healthy cells alone.
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