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Tomatoes Prevent and Even Treat Liver Disease

Heap on the tomato sauce. The latest study shows that the lycopene in tomatoes fends off fatty liver disease, liver fibrosis and liver and lung cancer.

Legumes Improve Blood Sugar, Blood Pressure

A cup a day of beans helps the body digest carbs more slowly, which lowers the risk of blood sugar swings and heart disease.

The Whole Fish is Best for Blood Pressure

Fish oil pills don’t activate cell membranes that reduce blood pressure as effectively as the Omega-3 fatty acids in oily fish like salmon, tuna and sardines.

Egg Whites Function Like Blood Pressure Meds

A peptide in egg whites pack as much wallop as the ACE inhibitor Captopril in treating hypertension, say Clemson University scientists.

More Bok Choy, Less Ice Cream Boosts Breast Health

Eating lots of cruciferous veggies in the two years after a breast cancer diagnosis reduced the risk of death by 62 percent, but high-fat dairy had an opposite effect.

Produce Banishes the Blues

Eating seven to eight servings of fruits and veggies a day leads to a happy, peaceful mood the next day, say New Zealand researchers.

Cocoa Calms Inflammation

The perfect winter pick-me-up, cocoa reduces inflammation and fatty liver disease, which might help fight obesity.

Sprinkle Cinnamon to Avert Alzheimer’s

News about this healthful spice becomes even better with new research showing that it prevents “brain tangles” associated with the memory-robbing disease.

Walnuts Strengthen Sperm

Less than three ounces of walnuts a day improved the size and swimming ability of sperm in men and reduced chromosomal abnormalities, enhancing the chance of fertility.

Grapes Grapple with Metabolic Syndrome

Bring on the grapes! The latest research shows their polyphenols help reduce inflammation, protect liver and kidneys and fight the accumulation of abdominal fat.
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