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Mushrooms full of antioxidant, have anti-aging potential


Mushrooms may contain unusually high amounts of two antioxidants that some scientists suggest could help fight aging and bolster health, according to a team of Penn State researchers. In a study, researchers found that mushrooms have high amounts of the ergothioneine and glutathione, both important antioxidants, said Robert Beelman, professor …

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Study shows video games could cut dementia risk in seniors

Could playing video games help keep the brain agile as we age? A new study suggests older adults who practice specific computer training exercises that test how fast they respond to visual stimuli could face a 29 percent lower chance of developing dementia, results deemed encouraging by experts even as …

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What’s ideal for dinner? Dal chawal or soup salad

Weight watchers are often in dilemma about what makes for an ideal dinner. Should it be a light soup/salad or simple dal chawal? Celebrity nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar, an advocate of local foods is often seen talking about the importance of eating foods we have grown up eating. In a recent …

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Common painkiller could slow cancer growth


Scientists have found that one of the most widely prescribed pain and anti-inflammation drugs has potential to slow the growth of cancer. The study, showed that the drug slows the growth rate of a specific kind of cancer in animal models and suggests the medication could have the same effect …

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Is the egg diet effective?


The egg diet is a diet that is high in protein and low in carbohydrates. It is also low in calories. As the name implies, eggs are a big part of this diet, and they are also one of its main sources of protein. In some versions of the diet, …

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Stroke: Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Prevention


A stroke occurs when an artery to the brain becomes blocked or ruptured, which then leads to the death of a certain area of brain tissue and its blood supply causing certain symptoms. Stroke can be classified into two types. The first type is referred to as Ischemia or ischaemia, …

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