Berries Lower Type 2 Diabetes and Cariovascular Disease Risk

Berries are rich in a compound called polyphenols which in recent research were shown to decrease pot meal glucose response. Blood glucose levels may be associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease. Nutraingredients commented " reduced rate of sucrose digestion, and / or absorption from the … [Read more...]

Added Sugar Increases Heart Disease Risk

Added sugar has been linked to an increased risk of heart disease in a recent study. Sugar increases levels of trigylcerides (fats) in the blood and lower levels of protective HDL cholesterol both of which are known risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Source: Reuters April 20, 2010 … [Read more...]

Green Tea Shown To Help Psychological Stress

In a recent study involving 42000 individuals, green tea was shown to improve the symptoms of psychological stress. Green tea has also shown benefits in other studies for weight loss, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimers and oral health … [Read more...]

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