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New Evidence Suggests Chocolate Lowers Stroke Risk

Chocolate lovers have another reason to indulge. A new study shows that consuming chocolate on a regular basis may decrease stroke risk by 20%.  New data reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found an inverse association … Continue reading

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A Potential Cure for Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease?

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is the most common liver disease in the world.  It is common in people with obesity, hyperlipidemia, and inflammation.   Currently, there is no cure for it.  Patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease might experience fatigue, pain … Continue reading

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Dietary Quercetin Cuts the Risk of Gastric Cancer

Stomach cancer is the fourth most common cancer and the second most common cause of death worldwide.  Gastric cancer is eight times more common among Asian men than among North American women. Quercetin, a dietary supplement that possesses strong antioxidant … Continue reading

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Vitamin E–Rich Foods Lower Long-Term Dementia Risk

Vitamin E may delay the risk of having dementia. A study published in Archives of Neurology found that participants who have higher intake of vitamin E were 25% less likely to develop dementia than those with lowest intake.  In the … Continue reading

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