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Graviola, Natural Cancer Killer

Posted December 30, 2013

Graviola (Annona muricata) is a rainforest tree, classified under the pineapple family Annonaceae. Also known as soursop or raintree or Brazilian paw paw, it is found in the belt extending from Central America to South America, including parts of Brazil.

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Raw Cranberry Juice Better at Fighting Infections than Extracts

Posted April 30, 2012

Researchers at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Massachusetts have published a new study regarding the power of raw cranberries in fighting infections. The research is a continuation of previous studies led by professor Terri Camesano on the natural anti-inflammatory potential of the fruit and reveals that this natural remedy is more effective than concentrated extracts in pills.

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Raw Fruit and Vegetable Consumption May Reduce the Risk of Stroke

Posted April 30, 2012

In a prospective, population-based, cohort study involving analysis of data from 20,069 women and men between the ages of 20 and 65 years, free of cardiovascular diseases at baseline, who were followed up with for an average 10.3 years, during which time 233 incident stroke cases were documented, high intake of raw fruit and vegetables was found to be associated with a 30% lower incidence of total stroke (HR=0.70 for those in the highest quartile of intake (>262 g/d), as compared to the lowest quartile of intake (92 g/d or less)).

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