Stress hormones and blood pressure increase with consumption of energy drinks.

imagesA new study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Session specified that norepinephrne levels increased by almost 74 % after consuming an energy drink.

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Apigenin found in parsley, thyme, chamomile and red pepper, improves neuron formation

apigeninA new study, published in the Advances in Regenerative Biology, has demonstrated that apigenin, (found in parsley, thyme, chamomile and red pepper), improves neuron formation and strengthens the connections between brain cells.

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Almonds enriches diets of adults and children

download (3)A new study, published by researchers at the University of Florida, has revealed that almonds consumed on a daily basis enriched the diets of adults and children.

“Almonds are a good source of plant protein — essential fatty acids, vitamin E and magnesium,” said Alyssa Burns. The researchers provided almonds daily to 29 pairs of parents and children for several weeks.

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Gut bacteria impact on metabolic health

downloadA new study, published in the journal Circulation, has revealed a solid link between gut flora and cholesterol. The study with 893 Dutch research participants identified 34 different species of bacteria that they linked to cholesterol levels and BMI of patients. They connected the bacteria to a change between 4 to 6 percent in BMI, HDL cholesterol, and triglyceride levels.

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Exercise reduces Alzheimer’s disease and MCI neurodegeneration

active_human_background_excercise_gestures_colorful_silhouette_icons_6827910A new study, published in the journal of the International Neuropsychological Society on Nov. 19th 2015, has revealed that exercise reduces brain shrinkage and neurodegeneration associated with Alzheimer’s disease.

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Engaging in physical activity year-round reduces bronchospams. Controls Asthma.

download (4)A new study published in the BMJ Open Respiratory Research has analyzed the exercise habits of 643 participants who have been diagnosed with asthma.

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Pesticide exposure in children lowered with organic food consumption

A study published in the Environmental Health Perspectives, has exposed the rate of pesticide exposure in children. The study investigated the impact of organic food compared to regular food.children-eating-strawberries-1200x600
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Mediterranean diet lessens brain shrinkage, people lose fewer brain cells due to aging

images (1)A new study published in the American Academy of Neurology has determined that following a Mediterranean-like diet may be associated with losing fewer brain cells due to aging. The study participants consisted of 674 people with an average age of 80 who did not have dementia. They completed questionnaires about their diet over the past year and then had brain scans an average of seven months after the diet questionnaire was administered.

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