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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.

The Humble Apple May Ace Cancer

An apple a day cuts the risk of deadly colorectal cancer in half and also stems the growth of liver, breast, esophageal and stomach cancers.

Resveratrol Can Aid Prostate Cancer Treatment

The heart-boosting compound found in grape skins and red wine makes prostate tumor cells more susceptible to being zapped by radiation.

Flavonoids Protect Men Against Parkinson’s

Men regularly consuming flavonoid-rich foods such as apples, red wine, berries and teas cut their risk of Parkinson’s by 40 percent, reports the journal Neurology.

Fruits and Veggies Can Help Us Kick Butts

Smokers trying to kick the habit were a whopping three times as likely to be cigarette-free after 14 months if they ate lots of produce.
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