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‘Viagra effect’ from a glass of pomegranate juice


May 4th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Men and women who drank a daily glass of pomegranate juice for a fortnight experienced a surge in the hormone testosterone, which increases sexual desire in ... Read more...

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Pomegranate perks up sex life, fights heart disease


November 11th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Pomengranate is virtually nature's elixir that can help stave off heart disease, relieve stress and perk up your sex life.A two million pounds study has found ... Read more...

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Chocolate healthier than many fruit juices


February 7th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Chocolate is healthier than many fruit juices and is a 'superfood' in its own right, says a new study conducted by a US-based chocolate company. Superfoods are high ... Read more...

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Fenugreek best way to ward off cold


January 21st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Don't reach out for paracetamol if you're down with a cold, instead, try out fenugreek in your curry to keep yourself warm, says a study. A nutritionist ... Read more...

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Blueberries help curb high blood pressure


January 16th, 2011 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Eating two handfuls of blueberries a week can slash the risk of developing high blood pressure, which leads to strokes and heart disease, a new research has found.High ... Read more...

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Eating broccoli really can lower bowel cancer risk


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Eating broccoli can lower your risk of bowel cancer -even if it is overcooked, say researchers.It is well known that broccoli is a superfood that helps fight cancer, ... Read more...

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Watercress may help fight breast cancer


September 14th, 2010 - 10:58 am ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): Eating a portion of watercress every day could help prevent breast cancer, according to a new research.Researchers at the University of Southampton say that the vitamin-packed salad veg ... Read more...

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Broccoli may help fight Crohn’s disease


August 27th, 2010 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Eating broccoli and plantain can help fight Crohn's disease, an inflammatory disease of the intestines that affects any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus. A research ... Read more...

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Eating broccoli and plantain could reduce bouts of Crohn’s disease


August 26th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Plantain and broccoli fibre could help prevent relapses of Crohn's disease, a new study suggests.Crohn's disease is a condition, in which the intestines can become painfully inflamed, ... Read more...

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Focus on nutrition rather than calories: Expert


February 19th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Focus on the nutritional components of food rather than counting calories, says an expert. When it comes to revamping our diets, our tendency is to view food solely as ... Read more...

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Blueberries could protect against colon cancer


February 10th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): The fibre in blueberries soothes upset stomachs and could even protect against colon cancer, a new study claims.Scientists at Sweden's Lund University suggested that blueberries mixed with probiotic ... Read more...

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Indian-origin “superfood” guru creates alcoholic cocktail that prevents hangovers!


December 21st, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London 21, December 21 (ANI): An Indian-origin "superfood" guru has developed a new alcoholic cocktail that can prevent hangovers.Gurpareet Bains claims that the vodka-based tipple is effective in "cleaning" the bloodstream ... Read more...

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New super A carrots boost vision


November 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Farmers have grown a novel form of carrots that are 40 per cent richer in antioxidants and can boost vision compared to normal varieties.The superfood, which is set ... Read more...

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Blueberries keep brain active in the afternoon


September 11th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): A blueberry smoothie at breakfast can stop you flagging in the afternoon, a new study shows.Researchers found that a large helping of the fruit - described by some ... Read more...

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Fungus can slash heart attack, obesity and diabetes risk


December 4th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A vegetarian superfood, which is made from fungus, can cut the risk of having a heart attack and help people stay slim.Whats more, the miracle item can ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet cuts cancer risk by 12pc


July 2nd, 2008 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): The benefits of a Mediterranean diet are not just confined to healthy weight loss. According to a new research, the diet rich in fruit and vegetables can ... Read more...

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