According to a study done at the University of Western Ontario in Canada, grapefruit is a suitable means in the battle against diabetes and obesity.
De effective substance is called naringin and gives the grapefruit its typical bitter taste. This bitter plant liquid is supposed to make the liver burn more fat instead of storing it […]
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Do you have a wart on your foot? A banana peel is supposed to help.
How? Get the peel of a slightly overripe banana and put it on the wart. After a while the wart will disappear.
It might sound strange, but there is a scientific explanation for it. On the inside of a banana peel is […]
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Eating peanuts and peanut butter reduces the chance of getting cardiovascular disease. This is the result of a research done by scientists at the Harvard Medical School.
When you eat peanuts or have a teaspoon of peanut butter at least five times a week, you can reduce the chance of a heart attack by 44 percent.
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Red peppers are very healthy. Even though a lot of people don’t like to eat them because of their spicy flavor, they are very healthy and good for your body.
Red peppers help to relieve pain with skin diseases like psoriasis and shingles, arthritis and serious burns. Chili peppers soften and cleanse the digestive system. Furthermore […]
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The Indian spice curcuma or turmeric is not only good for losing weight, researchers have also discovered it is good for your memory.
Is has already been shown that curcuma is good for a diet, now it also been shown that curcuma is good against dementia. Researcher professor Doraiswamy of the Duke University Medical Center has […]
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People with a mediterranean food pattern have more good cholesterol in their blood. This is the result of a research done by Marieke Bos at the University of Wageningen
Olive oil, grain products, nuts, fish and a glass of red wine every day are typical characteristics of the mediterranean diet. It was already known that mediterranean […]
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Elderly people who eat fatty fish regularly have better hearing than their peers who do not. Fatty fish contain omega-3 fatty acids which turn out to be beneficial for keeping certain brain functions, like hearing.
This is the conclusion of foodscientist Carla Dullemijer at the University of Wageningen. That fatty fish are good for your brains […]
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Sunbathing regularly has a positive influence on the brain, because it stimulates the generation of vitamin D by the body. This was discovered by British scientists.
Researchers at the University of Manchester tested about 3000 men in the ages of 40 till 79 and measured how fast and careful their brains could process and retain information. […]
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Researchers have discovered that wearing jeans that are too tight are bad for your health. Women who often wear too tight jeans run the risk of getting problems with their nerves.
The syndrome is called meralgia paresthetica and causes a tingling and burning feeling in the legs. This is reported by the New York Daily News. […]
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Researchers at Tuft University in Boston have discovered that curcuma reduces the growth of fat cells.
curcuma is a herb that is also know as kunjit, turmeric or Indian yellowroot. According to the researchers curcuma is good for losing weight.
For the research a group of mice were split in two. One group received fatty food during […]
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