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Berries, apples and tea can do wonders for your brain

If you'e looking for an easy way to keep your brain healthy, consider eating more berries, consuming more applies and drinking tea. There's good science to support the benefits of getting started early eating a healthy diet for preventing Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. 
Alzheimer's risk significantly lower for older adults who consume these foods
Tufts University scientists looked at Alzheimer's disease risk among older adults and compared those that consumed scant amounts of apples, tea and berries that are loaded with antioxidants; published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 
The study finding was based on conclusions extracted from dietary questionairres submitted during medical exams among heart disease risk patients participating in the Framingham Heart Study. 
One of the important highlights of this study, compared to others is that the risk of the brain disease was analyzed over a 20 year period, versus short term studies that have been pub…

Lung cancer prevention another reason to eat yogurt and a high fiber diet

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A new study suggest lung cancer could be prevented by eating more yogurt
and fiber. The study is considered strong and highlights the ageless wisdom that ‘food is medicine’.

We already know high-fiber and yogurt are good for the gastrointestinal system
and can help prevent heart disease as well as colon cancer.

If you aren’t eating yogurt and plenty of fiber you’re missing out on the

previously mentioned important health benefits.

Vanderbilt researchers highlight how a high fiber diet that includes
yogurt could actually help prevent lung cancer.

Most of us don’t give enough credence to the power of food for preventing disease.


The suggestion that a yogurt and high-fiber diet can prevent lung cancer

came from a study that included 1.4 million adults in the United States, Asia and
Europe and lead by Xiao-Ou Shu, MD, PhD, MPH who shared
the finding is “robust” and “strong” for a 33% reduced lung cancer risk
even among former and current smokers, male and female.

The findings, published in JAMA Oncology, compared 1.4 million people

to find that eating more yogurt appeared to reduce the risk of the
deadly cancer 19 percent among the highest yogurt eaters.

Those who consumed more fiber had a 17 percent reduced
risk for lung cancer.

The foods combined reduced the
chance of lung carcinoma by 33 percent. 

Yogurt that contains prebiotics and probiotics and fiber

help maintain gut health, in turn boosting immunity
and lowering inflammation that is linked to nearly every known illness or disease. 

Probiotics offer an overall health boost

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