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Mushroom Good to Prevent Dementia, Alzheimer’s: Study

Mushroom, rich in vitamin D, though classifed under fungi, has immense immunity-boosting and anti-cancer properties, said a new study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food. Researchers from the University of Malaya in their study observed that regular consumption of mushrooms may enhance nerve growth in the brain, thus delaying the onset of age-linked neuro-degenerative diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s. ...

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Coffee or Tea? Coffee too is Good for Your Heart!

A new study has found that there is no relation between drinking coffee and an increased risk of atrial fibrillation, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. The research includes a meta-analysis of four other studies, making it the largest study its kind, involving nearly 250,000 individuals over the course of 12 years to investigate a ...

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Here’s Why Onion is Good For Your Health

Onions might come with a really bad smell, make you cry like never before while chopping them or even make you have bad breath after you eat them raw, but they come with some better benefits as well. This vegetable is not only nutritive for your health, but saves you from many diseases and is good for your skin as ...

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Coffee or tea? Which One is Better Healthwise?

A recent study has shown that people consuming three to five cups of coffee a day have the lowest risk of clogged arteries and heart attacks. The latest finding was by the Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Seoul in South Korea, which examined the link between coffee consumption and the presence of coronary artery calcium (CAC) which is an early indicator of coronary ...

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In Praise of Canola Oil to Reduce Your Cholesterol, Belly Fat

While research is in praise of olive oil till now, new study has thrown light on similar health benefits for canola oil that is extracted from the canola plant for use as kitchen oil. Besides its nutritional value, canola oil is billed as weight-reducing agent to tackle obesity and lifestyle risks in modern day food habits. With its taste-less and ...

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Cinnamon Health Benefits More But Harms Liver Too: Studies

Cinnamon has been in news recently for its properties to reduce blood pressure, bring down triglycerides drastically and helping in brain-relating diseases at bay. But on the flip-side of it, coumarin present in cinnamon is harmful to liver, say studies. Minus coumarin, cinnamon packs high potency of antioxidants and its antimicrobial properties have been shown to fight strains of E. ...

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A gram of turmeric daily could make wonders boosting memory: Study

Adding just one gram of turmeric to one’s breakfast could help improve the memory of people who are in the early stages of diabetes and at risk of developing cognitive impairment or memory loss,, a study indicates. For the study, professor Mark Wahlqvist from the Monash Asia Institute at the Melbourne-based Monash University tested the working memory of men and ...

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Weight-loss bariatric surgery could improve kidney function: study

In addition to helping patients to shed flab, weight loss surgery may also improve their kidney function, a new study says. “Bariatric surgery serves as a good model to examine the effects of weight loss on kidney function. Our findings suggest a beneficial impact on kidney function in patients with and without baseline kidney disease,” said Alex Chang from the ...

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Health Byte: Consuming Walnuts Daily Curbs Prostate Cancer Growth

The University of California-Davis researchers say walnuts or its oil could significantly slow down the growth of prostate cancer, not merely because of its omega-3 but due to the fat content. It was already reported in many research findings that consuming walnut oil helps blood vessel functioning with good cholesterol and removing the bad cholesterol from the body and may help ...

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Handful of Almonds a Day Keep Your Heart Healthy: New Study

Those who are concerned about their heart condition can eat a handful of almonds every day to reduce the risk of heart disease as it is proved that the almonds keep blood vessels healthy, a new study has claimed, vindicating the age-old Indian Ayurvedic system. British researchers from Aston University found that almonds increase the antioxidants in the blood stream, ...

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