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Here’s another reason to take up yoga. It prevents memory decline in old age

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Doing yoga for a long time could change the structure of your brain and protect it against cognitive decline in old age, suggests new research. When the researchers imaged the brains of elderly female yoga practitioners, they found that the “yoginis” have greater cortical thickness in the left prefrontal cortex,… Read more »

Dear moms, here’s another reason to breastfeed your baby. It’ll protect you against MS

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Mothers who breastfeed for at least 15 months over one or more pregnancies may be 53% less likely to develop multiple sclerosis (MS) compared with those who do not breastfeed at all or do so for up to four months, says a study. MS is a disease in which the… Read more »

Another reason to eat more fruit and vegetables. They keep heart diseases at bay

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A new Swedish study has found that lutein, a nutrient in brightly coloured fruit and vegetables, can reduce inflammation in patients with coronary artery disease. The study, carried out by researchers at Linköping University, looked at the levels of six of the most common carotenoids in blood from 193 patients… Read more »

Yet Another Benefit of the Mediterranean Diet: It May Cut Cancer Risk by 86%

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Consuming a Mediterranean diet – rich in fruits and fish – while decreasing the intake of soft drinks may help prevent the risk of developing colorectal cancer by nearly 86 per cent, suggests a new study. Colorectal cancer develops from intestinal polyps and has been linked to a low-fibre diet heavy on… Read more »