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Chocolate May Reduce Risk Of Developing Common Heart Arrhythmia

While research has demonstrated that consumption of dark chocolate may have far-reaching benefits for heart health, new research now points to a secondary benefit for reducing the risk of developing a common heart arrhythmia known as atrial fibrillation. The research was published onl
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Probiotic and Dark Chocolate

Probiotic organisms improve the nutritional quality of foods and enhance the absorption of nutrients, says Megan Sheppard. Q. I have been recommended to take probiotics. However, they are very expensive. Would fermented foods give the same result? A. Fermented foods and drinks do prov
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Maximizing Your Vitamin D from Safe Sun Exposure

Due to decades of professional and media misinformation, the typical American believes they should avoid the midday sun and need to use sunscreen before, and several times during, sun exposure. Unfortunately, this is a prescription for minimizing vitamin D levels and all its widely ap
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The Effects Of Stress On The Body

Stress has an immediate effect on the body. In the short term, that’s not necessarily a bad thing, but chronic stress puts your health at risk. If you’re alive, you’ve got stress. Stress is a natural physical and mental reaction to both good and bad experiences that can be beneficial
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Fat Tissue Can ‘Talk’ To Other Organs, Paving Way For Possible Treatments For Diabetes

There’s more to those love handles than meets the eye. Fat tissue can talk with other organs from afar, sending out tiny molecules that control gene activity in other parts of the body, according to a new study. This novel route of cell-to-cell communication could indicate fat plays a
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