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The following information is for education only and is not meant to diagnose, prescribe, or treat illness.

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A science enthusiast with a keen interest in health nutrition, Antonia has been intensely researching various dieting routines for several years now, weighing their highs and their lows, to bring readers the most interesting info and news in the field. While she is very excited about a high raw diet, she likes to keep a fair and balanced approach towards non-raw methods of food preparation as well.

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Citrus Fruits Can Reduce Stroke Risk in Women
March 11 - British researchers find that citrus fruit-specific flavonoids can considerably lower the risk of stroke. The study, published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association, shows that women on a long-term diet that includes oranges and grapefruit have better brain blood flow and reduced risk of intracerebral hemorrhage.

The Mediterranean-Style Diet Found Good for the Brain
March 02 - A new study from the University of Miami reveals an unexpected connection between specific diets and brain health. According to research, the traditional Mediterranean diet protects small blood vessels in the brain and can lower he risk of stroke and neurodegenerative diseases.

Workout Sessions for the Brain: Weekly Fasting Protects Against Brain Diseases
February 25 - A recent study from the National Institute on Ageing in Baltimore shows that intermittent fasting may have significant beneficial effects on brain health. Scientists have found that periodic calorie restriction boosts the activity of brain chemicals involved in neural growth.

Mild Dehydration Has Substantial Adverse Effects, Especially In Women
February 25 - Two studies from the University of Connecticut report that mild dehydration can have substantial effects on mood, energy levels and cognitive skill. While women appear more vulnerable to dehydration induced stress, both sexes are significantly affected, with men showing a minor decrease in cognitive skill...

Boiling Broccoli Destroys its Cancer-Fighting Properties
February 23 - UK study looks at how popular cooking and storing methods affect the nutrient content of plants. The research reveals that boiling, freezing and shredding vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower and kale can destroy much the plants' natural cancer fighting substances...

Dietary Fiber Fends Off Disease
February 06 - Indian scientists review 20 years worth of studies into the health benefits of dietary fiber consumption to reveal links between low fiber intake and a series of widespread health complications, including obesity, diabetes and heart disease...

Healthful Snacks Can Support Weight Loss
January 28 - New study from the Hutchinson Cancer Research Center reveals that healthy snacks can support weight loss by regulating metabolism and keeping hunger away until the next substantial meal...

Eating Fruits and Vegetables will Prevent Strokes
January 25 - New scientific study coming from Sweden reveals that antioxidants found in raw fruits and vegetables can dramatically reduce the risk of developing hemorrhagic stroke. These effects are noticeable both for individuals who have a family history of cardiovascular disease, but also for people who are otherwise healthy. The Swedish science team tested 9 groups of women, totally 35715 participants from the Swedish Mammography Cohort...

Bilberries - Raw Remedy For Colitis
January 21 - A recent Swiss study shows potential of bilberries in fighting bowel inflammation and colitis, thanks to their impressive content of bioavailable antioxidants...

The above information is for education only and is not meant to diagnose, prescribe, or treat illness. It is valuable to seek the advice of an alternative health care professional before making any changes. The statements above have not been evaluated by the FDA (or your country's equivalent). Any products mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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