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Posts tagged antioxidants

July 29, 2014

 

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Why Dark Chocolate Is Good For You

Seemingly decadent, eating dark chocolate is actually good for your heart. Scientists may have finally figured out why.

April 1, 2014

 

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Feed A Fever, Starve A Cold?

Unfortunately, this old saying doesn't make a lot of sense in the context of modern science.

January 2, 2014

 

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Chocolate Brain

Could having a sweet tooth be good for an aging brain?

July 5, 2013

 

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Are All Antioxidants The Same?

I've heard a lot about how antioxidants can help prevent disease. Does that mean that I should eat as much antioxidant rich foods as possible?

August 7, 2012

 

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Popcorn Makes A Perfect, Healthy Snack

Plain, simple popcorn is not only a healthful snack but also one of the most nutritious foods you can eat.

April 20, 2012

 

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Are Antioxidants The Fountain Of Youth?

Reading ads for antioxidant supplements, you'd think you'd found the fountain of youth. What are antioxidants and how do they work?

November 22, 2010

 

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Cranberries: Pack a Punch of Antioxidants

Here is one item on the Thanksgiving menu that you can indulge in guilt-free!

May 27, 2010

 

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Debunking Common Eye Myths

When it comes to common eye myths, what is true and what is false?

May 6, 2010

 

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Blueberries Boost Memory

You've been told time and time again that blueberries are good for you. But, did you know that blueberries can help your memory?

March 4, 2010

 

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Caffeine And Memory Loss: Can Drinking Coffee Reduce Alzheimers?

Can drinking coffee eliminate Alzheimer's? New studies are researching the benefits of coffee.

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