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Garlic Extract Reduces Blood Pressure

Just a small amount of aged garlic extract had a similar effect to commonly prescribed medication in reducing blood pressure. Enough to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by 16 – 40% according to researchers at the University of Adelaide.


Grape Seed Extract Effective In Colorectal Cancer Treatment

A new study by the University of Colorado has found grape seed extract effective in inhibiting the growth of colorectal cancer cells. In fact the researchers found late stage cells and “chemotherapy resistant cells” particularly responsive.


Heart Failure Deaths Linked to Glucose Levels

High glucose levels in patients admitted with stroke and other critical illnesses is known to create worse outcomes. There is also data linking blood glucose levels with heart health in general.


Gazpacho associated with lower blood pressure

While previous studies have found that some of the ingredients of gazpacho – tomato, cucumber, garlic and olive oil are linked to lower blood pressure, this one showed the link to not just the combined ingredients, but that salt was included.


Good bacteria in the intestine can prevent diabetes

If ever there was a good argument for probiotics and avoiding excessive antibiotics, this article from Science Daily adds a heap of weight to it. I had not considered the full range of what balanced intestinal bacteria can do for you.

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