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12 Foods That Supercharge Your Brain

12 Foods That Supercharge Your Brain

By: Editor, Prevent Disease Simply put, your brain likes to eat. And it likes powerful fuel: quality fats, antioxidants, and small, steady amounts of the best carbs. The path to a bigger, better brain is loaded with Omega-3 fats, antioxidants, and fiber. Give your brain a kick start: eat the following foods on a daily […]

10 Reasons To Love Your Tomatoes

10 Reasons To Love Your Tomatoes

By Karen Foster, Prevent Disease. Now that genetically-modified tomatoes are fairly common, the heirloom varieties have become more appealing. Lycopene in tomatoes can reduce heart disease by almost 30 percent and the phytochemical is as powerful as many classes of drugs commonly prescribed for cardiovascular disease. If you’re not already a tomato-lover, here are 10 […]

NYC Allows Doctors to Prescribe Fruits and Veggies Instead of Pills

NYC Allows Doctors to Prescribe Fruits and Veggies Instead of Pills

By: Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society. Just last week, Deputy Mayor Linda Gibbs and Health Commissioner Thomas Farley announced the Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program, which actually allows doctors in the NYC area to give at-risk families better access to local produce. The program allows them to prescribe fruit and vegetables!  Obese and overweight patients and their […]

Watermelon’s Remarkable Health Benefits

Watermelon’s Remarkable Health Benefits

By: Sayer Ji, Greenmedinfo.com. Watermelon is much more than just a highly refreshing summertime treat. From the perspective of a growing body of research, it is a truly medicinal food. This month, research published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found watermelon juice is an effective remedy for reducing the recovery heart rate […]

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