How Chocolate Benefits Blood Pressure

There have been many tests done over the years that have shown chocolate to be beneficial for cardiovascular health. Only now has research been done that shows exactly what it is about chocolate that leads to health benefits. Researchers from Linköping University in Sweden worked with a group of volunteers to make this latest discovery.…

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New Study: Why Yoga Works

Most people  agree that yoga makes them feel better, and a new study has just been published that explains why. Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine discovered that practicing yoga increases the level of GABA, or gamma-aminobutyric acid, a chemical in the brain that regulates nerve activity. While running and other sports have a…

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Fast Food Wrappers Coated With Dangerous Chemicals

A recent study has shown that the chemicals widely used in producing the paper food wrappers used in fast food establishments is making its way into the general population’s blood stream. The research was done at the University of Toronto with the specific intent to identify whether or not the chemicals called perfluoroalkyls are ending…

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