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Alzheimer’s Disease: Grain Brain or Meathead?

Alzheimer’s Disease: Grain Brain or Meathead?

Grain consumption appears strongly protective against Alzheimer’s disease, whereas animal fat intake has been linked to dementia risk. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Dark Chocolate and Artery Function

Dark Chocolate and Artery Function

What do studies not funded by the chocolate industry show about the effect of cocoa on arterial health? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Topical Application of Turmeric Curcumin for Cancer

Topical Application of Turmeric Curcumin for Cancer

For accessible cancers such as skin, mouth, and vulva, the spice turmeric can be applied in an ointment. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Watermelon for Sore Muscle Relief

Watermelon for Sore Muscle Relief

Watermelon found to reduce muscle soreness after an intense workout without the gut leakiness that occurs within hours of taking anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Fruits, Veggies, and Longevity: How Many Minutes Per Mouthful?

Fruits, Veggies, and Longevity: How Many Minutes Per Mouthful?

The first study to gauge how much longer we live based on the number of fruits and vegetables we eat suggests that a daily salad could add years to our lifespan. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Citrus Reduces Muscle Fatigue

Citrus Reduces Muscle Fatigue

Daily citrus fruit consumption during athletic training may reduce muscle fatigue, as evidenced by lower blood lactate concentrations. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2014/05/06/citrus-to-reduce-muscle-fatigue/ Related article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2014/05/08/berries-to-prevent-muscle-soreness/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Walnuts and Artery Function

Walnuts and Artery Function

Not eating walnuts may double our risk of dying from heart disease (compared to at least one serving a week), perhaps because nuts appear to improve endothelial function, allowing our arteries to better relax normally. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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California Children Are Contaminated

California Children Are Contaminated

The levels of arsenic, banned pesticides, and dioxins exceeded cancer benchmarks in each of the 364 children tested. Which foods were the primary sources of toxic pollutants for preschoolers and their parents? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Blood Type Diet Debunked

Blood Type Diet Debunked

A systematic review finds no evidence to support the notion that people should choose diets based on their blood type. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Kiwifruit for Insomnia

Kiwifruit for Insomnia

Two kiwi fruit an hour before bedtime may improve sleep quality and duration without the side effects associated with sleeping pills. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2014/04/01/two-kiwi-fruits-an-hour-before-bedtime/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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