Category Archives: heart

How Grape Ingredient Works to Our Benefit

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Resveratrol, the beneficial ingredient in grapes, has once been touted as an elixir of youth.

Now scientists have cracked open the secrets of how it promotes health — it activates powerfully an evolutionary ancient stress response in human cells.

More:  Resveratrol Improves Strength

“This stress response represents a layer of biology that has been largely overlooked, and resveratrol turns out to activate it at much lower concentrations
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Healthy Diet Gives Minority Women Lower Risk of Diabetes: Harvard

strawberry1Are you an ethnic Asian, Hispanic, or black female? If yes, a healthy diet could cut your risk of type 2 diabetes.

A healthy diet has been associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. New study by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital found
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High-Fat Diet, Obesity Harms Stem Cells in Developing Fetus

hamburg1It is well-known that obesity and western-style diet are linked to many chronic diseases involving heart and circulatory system.

But scientists at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) Doernbecher Children’s Hospital reveal that they could also affect developing fetus.

They found that a high-fat diet and obesity during pregnancy compromise the blood-forming, or hematopoietic, stem cell system in Continue reading