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A recent study in middle-aged mice prone to develop beta-amyloid plaques examined the impact of pomegranate juice concentrate versus plain water on their ability to master a water maze. Beta-amyloid is a protein found in larger amounts in the brains of those with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). The mice given...
 
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  For more than 50 years, heart disease has killed more Americans than any other disease. The #3 killer for the same time period has been strokes. While most strokes are not fatal, most nonfatal strokes destroy part of the brain leading to the loss of cognitive function and/or physical disabilities. We have known for ... Saving Heart and Mind
 
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Epidemiological studies show the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease is increasing in the USA and other countries that are adopting a modern Western diet high in saturated fat, cholesterol, salt, and low in vegetables and fruits. Alzheimer's disease appears to have much the same risk factors as cardiovascular disease...
 
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Low levels of vitamins B-6, B-12, and folate can contribute to elevated levels of Hcy leading to hopes that supplements of these 3 B-vitamins might reduce the risk heart disease and senility. Elevated levels of homocysteine (Hcy) in the blood have been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular...
 

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These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.
 
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The regular consumption of tea has been repeatedly associated with a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and at least several types of cancer. A recent study in Japan followed over 12,000 people 65 to 84 for over 5 years. They found that the risk of dying from CVD in those drinking 7 or more ... The Regular Consumption of Tea May Help Slow Aging