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EFFECTS OF BLUEBERRIES ON HEALTH, HEART, BRAIN FUNCTIONS, CHOLESTEROL, DIABETES, AND WEIGHT LOSS

Blueberry has low calories yet packed with essential nutrients and antioxidants that can boost brain health, reduce inflammation, and prevent cancer proliferation. As low as 12 mg daily of berry anthocyanins can aid in weight loss and lower type 2 diabetes risks by 23%. Every 15 mg increase in berry anthocyanin intake can reduce the risk of heart diseases by up to 32%.

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food as medicine healthy fasting

FASTING IS SUPER HEALTHY part 1

Research Summary Fasting causes 37 points reduction in systolic blood pressure. 9 out of 10 hypertensive people achieve blood pressure less than 140/90 mm Hg through fasting. Fasting helps with weight loss, normalize blood pressure, and lower blood sugar. Fasting is a natural way to treat many diseases (1,422 people study fasting for 4 to […]

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food as medicine food education

EFFECTS OF SWEETENERS ON WEIGHT LOSS, CRAVINGS, AND DIABETES

Sugar is made from equal parts of fructose and glucose. Almost all sugars and sweeteners activate the brain reward system, but to different extents. For instance,  fructose consumption is accompanied by a higher activity rise in the brain reward system and less satiety inducing. The effect is seen to a relatively less extent in glucose, saccharin, and sucralose.