Monthly Archives: August 2012

Hmmmm…… Chocolate.

Like your chocolate but feel guilty about eating it on a regular basis? A recent study demonstrates the possible benefits of eating chocolate and reducing your risk of stroke. Published in a recent article in the journal Neurology, researchers at … Continue reading

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Hot off the press, I pick Type O!

Data from two studies have identified the ABO blood group as a risk factor for the development of coronary heart disease [1]. Individuals with blood groups A, B, or AB were 5% to 23% more likely to develop coronary heart … Continue reading

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I’ll have my popcorn without butter this time, thank you!

An ingredient used in artificial butter for popcorn may worsen the effects of a brain protein that’s linked to Alzheimer’s disease. A new study in Chemical Research in Toxicology examined diacetyl (DA), an ingredient used to produce the buttery flavor … Continue reading

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