diet rich in fruit and vegetables prevents gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a common complication of pregnancy, but the solution may be just a dinner plate away!

flaxseed lowers cholesterol

Flaxseeds have a long history of improving heart health. Now the research has all been put together, and it proves it!

vitamin D reduces your risk of dying from cancer

With all the negative news about cancer treatment and cancer survival, what would you do if you heard there was a simple vitamin that could take a bite out of cancer’s power to kill?

dark chocolate helps you lose weight

Chocolate’s delicious! And it’s good for your heart and for diabetes. It even makes you smarter. But it’s bad for you because it’s so fattening, right? Right?

chlorogenic acid in fruit, vegetables, coffee reduce risk of breast cancer

Diet plays a massive and underappreciated role in breast cancer. When women from countries with lower breast cancer rates move to North America and adopt our diet, their breast cancer rates climb as high as ours. And now there’s a new insight into the role of diet in breast cancer.

tea prevents heart disease and increases lifespan

Drinking tea is good for your heart, but you should only do it if you want to live a long, long life.

chili peppers increase longevity

Suicide hot sauce may be just the opposite. Not only will those spicy chili peppers not kill you, they may make you live a lot longer.

ginger improves pain of arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is a very common disease that, for some reason, affects women almost three times as often as men. A safe treatment would be very desirable for two reasons: rheumatoid arthritis can be disablingly painful, and the drugs that are used to treat it are potentially dangerous. Well, here’s a safe treatment.

birth control pill shrinks hypothalamus

It’s been another bad year for the birth control pill. And the news just keeps getting worse. You knew the hormones were bad for your body, but did you know they were bad for your brain?

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