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(NaturalNews) How do you eat more while losing more weight at the same time? One of the best answers is to eat “negative-calorie” foods, meaning that these foods actually take more energy to digest than they deliver to your body. While these foods may be an important source of phytonutrients, they are not sources of fat-packing […]

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Post image for Resveratrol (grape extract) shown to suppresses inflammation, free radicals in humans

New research has observed the suppressive effects of resveratrol on inflammation and oxidative stress in humans – the first time such effects have been observed.
Oxidative stress and chronic inflammation are part of the root causes of many diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, insulin resistance, auto-immune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, and Alzheimer’s disease.
The new study, published […]

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Have you ever wondered what makes the Mediterranean diet so healthy? The answer, according to scientists, is melatonin, writes Roger Dobson.
The hormone, which is secreted at night by the pineal gland in the brain, has now been found in plants and foods that are central to a diet linked to low levels of cancer, heart […]

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Post image for Resveratrol may prevent eye disease, blindness

(NaturalNews) Resveratrol — a natural compound found in red wine, grapes, blueberries, peanuts and other plants — has been found to promote longevity and health in a variety of ways. For example, scientists have found evidence it prevents heart disease, helps keep weight under control, normalizes cholesterol levels and may prevent diabetes (click here for […]

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Post image for Resveratrol’s heart health benefits pinpointed?

By Stephen Daniells Resveratrol – a compound in red wine – may be influencing both blood vessel function and the function of fat cells, say new studies which may help explain its heart health benefits. Two studies published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition report that red wine appears to have a […]

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Post image for Grapes reduce risk factors for heart disease and diabetes, animal study shows

April 26th, 2010
Could eating grapes slow what’s for many Americans a downhill sequence of high blood pressure and insulin resistance leading to heart disease and type 2 diabetes?
Scientists at the University of Michigan Health System are teasing out clues to the effect of grapes in reducing risk factors related to cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome. […]

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