It’s not easy to find someone putting papaya in a grocery cart. Most people don’t like it simply because it does not please the palette like other fruits such as oranges, bananas, apples, grapes and berries to name a few.
Researchers wanted to see if eating blueberries had any effect on metabolic syndrome - which affects one-third of Westernized adults. Eating 150 grams of blueberries daily reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease by up to 15 percent, says research led by the University of East Anglia.
Matcha tea isn’t a new fad. But do you know all the benefits of this powerful tea? Learn now four key things that will make you want to drink more Matcha.
"Fresh is best" is a motto for many health buffs, but recent research indicates that in some cases, frozen fruit has a higher health quotient. This is the case for fruits like blueberries; one study by researchers at South Dakota University has found that freezing blueberries boosts the bioavailability of anthocyanins - powerful antioxidants that offer anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, and anti-cancer benefits.
Reviewed By Ray Spotts
Over the past two decades, labels such as the U.S. Nutrition Facts Panel on packaged foods, calorie counts on national restaurant menus, front-of-pack labels encouraging healthier eating, and “low-sodium” or “fat-free” identifiers have been developed in order to promote healthier choices. But do they work?
A new study has shown that people who regularly eat oranges are less likely to develop macular degeneration than people who do not eat oranges. Researchers at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research interviewed more than 2,000 Australian adults aged over 50 and followed them over a 15-year period. The research showed that people who ate at least one serving of oranges every day had more than a 60 percent reduced risk of developing late macular degeneration 15 years later.
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