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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a health condition that can lead to chronic liver damage. As the name suggests, this disease occurs when...
Nootropic supplements have been found to improve your brain skills. It can also offer protection from cognitive decline related to age. Some of the best are fish oil, phosphatidylserine, caffeine, resveratrol, creatine, acetyl-l-carnitine, rhodiola rosea, ginkgo biloba, bacopa monnieri, s-adenosyl methionine, and ginseng. Make sure to check with your doctor for the right dosage.
Lovers of red wine can rejoice now as a new research has observed how downing this "bottled poetry" can help you burn equivalent to...
Wine has antioxidants like quercetin which lowers LDL cholesterol. Its low sugar content also helps in weight control. But because wine has calories, weight loss is possible only if you drink in moderation – 5 oz wine for women and 10 oz for men in a day – counting the wine calories within your diet. Don't drink before bed; it will likely affect your sleep quality. Also note that wine is no substitute for fresh fruits and veggies which contain more nutrients and in larger quantities. Nor is it a replacement for exercise.
Scan for anti-cancer foods at the grocery store. Pick up cruciferous veggies (broccoli, cabbage, bok choy) that have ample anti-cancer phytochemicals. Include foods rich in carotenoids (carrots and canataloupes), ellagic acid (strawberries, pomegranates), and resveratrol (red grapes, cocoa, peanuts) that negate free radicals. Fiber-rich whole grains and folate-rich foods curb tumor growth, too.
Studies show that regular consumption of resveratrol leads to reduction in beta-amyloid levels, a protein that aids brain cell damage and leads to symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. It was also noted that people lost an average of 2 pounds and showed reduced levels of brain inflammation, both of which are against the effects of Alzheimer's.
Resveratrol is a plant compound similar to flavonoids. It is found in the skin of red grapes, red wine, cocoa powder, dark chocolate, peanuts, and mulberry skin. According to research, the use of resveratrol has shown ability to remember words, increase in functional connectivity, increased blood levels of leptin: positive factors for a healthy aging brain.