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Study Finds Exercise as Effective as Prescription Drugs for Heart Disease and Diabetes

Posted October 23, 2013

Doctors have long recommended regular exercise to promote optimal health. But just how beneficial is it really? A surprising new study finds it is actually more helpful than many may have realized; in fact, it may even be as effective as medication for treating heart disease and diabetes.

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Organic-Tomato-Juice-Contains-More-Beneficial-Phenolic-Components-Than-Juice-from-Conventionally-Grown-Crops

Posted April 30, 2012

Organic tomato juice contains more phenolic components than juice from conventionally grown crops, according to a new study published in the journal Food Chemistry. The study was directed by Rosa M. Lamuela, a lecturer from the Department of Nutrition and Bromatology of the University of Barcelona (UB) and researcher for the Nutrition and Food Safety Research Institute (INSA) and the Spanish Biomedical Research Centre-Physiopathology of Obesity and Nutrition (CIBERobn)

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Phenolic content and antioxidant property of the bark extracts of Ziziphus mucronata Wild. subsp. mucronata Wild.

Posted April 30, 2012

Several plants traditionally used in treatment of a variety of infections in South Africa are reported in ethnobotanical surveys. Many of these plants including Ziziphus mucronata subsp. mucronata lack scientific reports to support their medicinal importance.

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