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Sugary Drinks Linked to Kidney Disease

Sugary Drinks Linked to Kidney Disease

African-American adults that consumed the most sugar-sweetened drinks were 61 percent more likely to develop kidney disease within 13 years than those with the lowest consumption.

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Probiotics Ease Bipolar Disorder

Probiotics Ease Bipolar Disorder

Hospitalized bipolar patients that took probiotic supplements upon release were three times less likely to re-enter the hospital than those given a placebo.

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Gut Susceptible to Food Additives

Testing of food additives in a Czech lab found that gut microbes with anti-inflammatory properties were easily harmed by additives, while microbes with pro-inflammatory properties were mostly resistant.

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Stress May Be Worse in the Evening

Stress May Be Worse in the Evening

Faced with stress, cortisol levels rise strongly in the morning but not in the evening, suggesting that the human body is more equipped to deal with stress early in the day, say Japanese researchers.

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Meditation and Music Slow Cellular Aging

Meditation and Music Slow Cellular Aging

Doing a chanting meditation or listening to classical music 12 minutes a day for three months altered biomarkers associated with cellular aging and Alzheimer’s disease in adults with early memory loss.

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Vegetables and Orange Juice Protect Memory

Vegetables and Orange Juice Protect Memory

A Harvard study of 27,842 older male health professionals found those that ate the most vegetables and drank the most orange juice suffered less memory loss over a span of two decades.

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Lemon Balm Lowers Blood Pressure, Reduces LDL

Lemon Balm Lowers Blood Pressure, Reduces LDL

Taking three grams a day of powdered lemon balm for two months significantly improved the condition of Iranian patients with chronic stable angina.

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Rose Hip Reduces Cold Symptoms

Rose Hip Reduces Cold Symptoms

Danes that took two grams of liquid rose hip during the winter had 13 percent fewer colds and less coughing, headaches, stiffness and fatigue when they did get sick.

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Pine Bark Soothes Prostate

Pine Bark Soothes Prostate

Italian men with benign prostate hypertrophy that took 150 milligrams a day for two months of a pine bark extract significantly improved in urination frequency, urgency, intermittency and nighttime occurrences.

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Herbs Make Worthy Prebiotics

Ginger, black pepper and holy basil showed significant prebiotic activity compared to the well- known prebiotic fructooligosaccharide (FOS).

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