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Plant based cure for diabetes and obesity?

Scientists at the University of Greenwich have found two Asian plants they think might not only be a treatment for diabetes, but also have lipid/fat lowering properties and therefore treat obesity.

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Reducing Amyloid Beta Levels in Alzheimer’s

The brains of Alzheimer patients produce a toxic substance called amyloid beta which forms plaque deposits. The sufferers brain’s natural defender cells are unable to eliminate the amyloid substance.

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Modified lycopene supplement shows heart health potential

Researchers at the University of Cambridge (UK) have tested a modified lycopene supplement and found it to boost elasticity and efficiency of blood vessels by up to 50%. The study involved two groups of 36 patients for a two month trial.

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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.

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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:

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