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February 5, 2011

the way they lookModern British ladies tend to spend more attention and money for their looks but not for their health, the scientists say. According to the results of a new study recently published in British mass media, an average woman in the UK spends more money for make-up, hair care and other various cosmetic products (annual amount is estimated as ?336) than for vitamin supplements, a sport club membership or other health care procedures (annual amount is about ?228). Read the rest of this entry »

January 10, 2011

baby girlAll ladies who are dreaming about having a baby girl should eat great amounts of fruit and veggies, scientists say. A group of specialists from Delft and Maastricht universities (Denmark) carried out an extensive study and found scientific evidence of the fact that those women who consume a lot of green vegetables, fruit and rice (the foods rich in magnesium and calcium) have increased chances to give birth to daughters. In contrast to that, the women who consume a diet rich in such natural elements as sodium and potassium are most likely to have sons. Read the rest of this entry »

December 17, 2010

whole grain foodsA new research carried out by a group of scientists at the University of Aberdeens Medical School and Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health has shown that by eating whole grain foods and oats on a regular basis we can substantially improve our cardiovascular health. If you eat whole grain foods like porridge or bread every day, you have substantially lower chances for developing many serious cardiovascular diseases including heart disease and heart attack. This is caused by the property of this natural food to lower our blood pressure. Read the rest of this entry »

The findings of a new revolutionary study of British scientists were recently published and attracted huge worldwide attention. According to the results of a research carried out by a group of scientists of the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, taking a small dose of aspirin on a daily basis can result in substantially lower risks of many common cancers and cardiovascular diseases. This amazing property of an old “wonder drug” created more than century ago evoked a wave of public concern and controversy. Read the rest of this entry »

September 3, 2010

berries Those of us who eat berries like strawberries, blackberries or blueberries (fresh or frozen) on a regular basis should not worry about their mental abilities and memory, even in the old age. The scientists say that the compounds which can be found in these types of berries can help in keeping our brain healthy and young, as well as supporting its essential functions and processes as we age. Read the rest of this entry »

August 3, 2010

PeachesBreast cancer is one of the most common and aggressive types of cancer, and according to the statistics, about 16% of total number of deaths from cancer are accounted to this one. Scientists and medical specialists around the world are urgently looking for effective solutions and remedies for breast cancer, and recently one of the researches ended up with promising positive results. A group of scientists from Texas AgriLife Research Lab found out that extracts of peaches and plums can destroy breast cancer cells. Read the rest of this entry »

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