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Daily consumption of ginger may reduce the risk of many chronic conditions, including high blood
pressure and coronary heart disease, says a new paper from Chinese researchers.

Soy isoflavones in foods or supplements, and some herbal remedies may help reduce menopause symptoms like hot flashes and vaginal dryness, according to a review of 62 studies.

Cranberry capsules lowered the risk of UTIs by 50 percent. In the cranberry treatment group, 19 percent of patients developed a UTI, compared with 38 percent of the placebo group.
However, the researchers point out that since a cranberry capsule provides the equivalent of 8 ounces of cranberry juice, a patient would need a lot of pure cranberry to prevent an infection.

You could be one of the millions of people deficient in the essential mineral, iron. Iron helps make red blood cells which carry oxygen throughout the body. Almost half of girls and almost one in four women have low iron intakes. A study found exercise enthusiasts were found to be at risk of anemia.

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Indulging in Holiday Parties?
replaced by heavier more celebratory meals. As the weather gets colder and holidays arrive we will most likely be satiated by richer foods and drinks and plenty of desserts. During times of celebration, it is not unusual to feel the digestive discomfort from one too many servings of your favorite food.

Is It Really True That Chocolate May Be Good for You?
A new analysis of existing studies provides more support for the idea that cocoa in chocolate may actually be good for you.
Mediterranean Diet, Caffeine May Be Good for Your Eyes
Eating a Mediterranean diet and consuming caffeine may lower your chances of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness, according to a new study.
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