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Resveratrol May Help Eye Health

Chinese researchers have determined that oral resveratrol passes through the brain to the eyes, where it may prevent vision degeneration.

Beetroot Juice Helps Older Brains Act Younger

Sedentary adults with hypertension that drank beetroot juice before a thrice-weekly treadmill session had brain connectivity markers of younger adults.

Eating Fruit Lowers Cardiac Risk

Chinese and British adults that ate 100 grams of fruit a day lowered their heart-attack and stroke risk by a third over seven years.

Ginger Relieves Infected Root Canals

A paste of ginger extract slashed infection colonies by two-thirds in a lab study of teeth extracted from Sudanese root canal patients.

Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Australian scientists report that sage appears to preserve memory by inhibiting changes to an enzyme that’s key in cognitive functions.

Aloe Vera Juice Allays Diabetes

Data from nine clinical studies found that oral doses of aloe vera reduced two common markers of Type 2 diabetes.

Cranberries Reduce Urinary Tract Infections

Pile on the cranberry sauce. Women given 500 milligrams of cranberry powder daily for six months had significantly fewer UTIs.

Healing Recipe

At more than 20 medical schools, doctors-to-be are learning about healthy diets and food preparation, often in hands-on cooking classes.

Legumes Keep Colorectal Cancer at Bay

People who eat high amounts of nuts and beans slash their risk of colorectal cancer by a third, Korean scientists report.

Kiwis Boost Heart Health

Just one kiwi fruit a week significantly improved markers of heart health in Spanish subjects.
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