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Olive Oil Provides a Cure for Over Sixty Diseases

Great article on the benefits of olive oil and olive leaf. Apparently, olives, apart from being anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral and anti-fungal contain a host of nutrients, vitamins and minerals. While the article unfortunately doesn’t discuss research and backing for these claims, it is worth investigating.


In Seniors Over 75, Diet May Not Impact Certain Health Outcomes

A long term study by Penn State and the Geisinger Healthcare System on the effect of diet on 449 older people (average 76.5) over the last five years has come to a controversial conclusion about health and diet. They grouped people into 3 dietary patterns:


Resveratrol Boosts Metabolism in Obese Men

Resveratrol is one of those controversial supplements touted as a great breakthrough for overall cellular repair and therefore rejuvenation. The Life Extension Blog has an excellent discussion of a study reported in the Journal of Cell Metabolism about the success of resveratrol in mimicking the effects of caloric restriction.

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