(NaturalHealth365) Over five million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. While most people think of Alzheimer’s as a disease that merely results in cognitive decline, the disease is the 6th leading cause of death within the U.S. and kills more than prostate cancer and breast cancer combined each year.
As heart disease deaths begin to decrease, deaths from Alzheimer’s disease have been increasing. A recent study found a link between low intake of flavonoids and dementia when compared to individuals who had a higher intake of flavonoid-rich foods. This discovery may be significant in preventing and treating this health crisis in the future. →
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(NaturalHealth365) We all know that eating more fruits and vegetables is a good thing. But, do you know why? For starters, foods like, parsley, blueberries and oranges are packed with flavonoids?
To clarify (if you’re new to that term), flavonoids are a group of phytochemicals that have been studied for many years. Now, new research is showing that increasing flavonoid intake has the potential to help protect you from cancer and heart disease. →
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By Amelia Harris
Staff Writer for Wake Up World
We’ve long known the health benefits of fruits and vegetables, but research shows that the flavonoids found in these foods, and others, have protective powers that are greater than we realized. →
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