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Raisins Protect Against Cavities

Posted July 1, 2013

Raisins provide protective benefits against dental cavities, says study. Even though raisins are sticky, it was found that they do not adhere to the teeth long enough to promote dental cavity formation and may even help clear other types of food particles trapped on the teeth.

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Raisins As Good As Sports Chews For Workout Boost

Posted July 31, 2012

Eating raisins could provide the same workout boost as sports chews, according to an article in the Journal of The International Society of Sports Nutrition. Researchers from California-Davis University discovered that raisins are a cheap, natural source that provide an alternative to energy bars.

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Raisins Found To Be As Effective As Sports Chews For Fueling Workouts

Posted July 25, 2012

New research published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition suggests that eating raisins may provide the same workout boost as sports chews.

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Overall Post-Meal Blood Sugar Levels Reduced By Snacking On Raisins

Posted June 25, 2012

New research debuted at the American Diabetes Association’s 72nd Annual Scientific Session suggests eating raisins three times a day may significantly lower postprandial (post-meal) glucose levels when compared to common alternative snacks of equal caloric value.

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New Study: Snacking on Raisins Significantly Reduces Overall Post-Meal Blood Sugar Levels

Posted June 22, 2012

New research debuted at the American Diabetes Association’s 72nd Annual Scientific Session suggests eating raisins three times a day may significantly lower postprandial (post-meal) glucose levels when compared to common alternative snacks of equal caloric value.

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New Study: Snacking on Raisins Controls Hunger, Promotes Satiety in Children

Posted June 1, 2012

New research recently announced at the Canadian Nutrition Society annual meeting in Vancouver, B.C., suggests eating raisins as an after-school snack prevents excessive calorie intake and increases satiety – or feeling of fullness – as compared to other commonly consumed snacks.
Source: PR Newswire (http://s.tt/1d9Ki)

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Use natural ways to screen excess UV rays

Posted April 30, 2012

While it is true that we all need regular exposure to sunlight, there are also limits as to how much our skin can take. If you are fair skinned and burn easily, you don’t have to apply sun block lotions that are full of chemicals, preservatives and artificial colors and scents. There are actually natural materials and alternative ways that you can shield your skin from the sometimes damaging effects of UV rays.

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