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Sweet Stuff Combats Infections

New research suggests it may clear chronically infected wounds and help reverse bacterial resistance to antibiotics.

Green Veggies Boost Immunity

Here’s another reason to have second helpings of bok choy, broccoli and other healthful greens: They protect the immune cells of the gut.

Kudos for Bacteria-Busting Coriander

The health-enhancing oil from this aromatic plant busts bacteria and may prove to be a natural antibiotic.

Seaweed Loves the Heart

Seaweed and other microalgae may rival milk products as a source of bioactive peptides that reduce blood pressure.

Science Confirms Benefits of Herbal Brews

Do America’s favorite herbal teas really aid well-being? Learn what USDA-funded researchers have to say.

Tangerines’ Tangible Gifts

These sweet, seasonal treats may protect against obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

Nutty Help for Diabetes

Daily consumption of nuts can improve diabetes control without weight gain.

Garlic is Kind to Cartilage

Eating the “stinking rose” may help ward off hip osteoarthritis.

Safflower Oil

This common cooking oil may help improve insulin sensitivity, lower inflammation and blood sugar levels, and reduce abdominal fat.

Cruciferous Cancer Fighters

Discover which powerhouse veggies help prevent cells from starting abnormal tumor growth.
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