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Bitter chocolate has an antiaging effect, says study

Bitter chocolate has an antiaging effect, says study

Every day science discovers new ways of how our body reacts to the consumption of different foods. This type of discovery has helped to break down some myths, but it mainly helps us make healthier food choices. Researchers at the University of San Diego in California have released a study that may leave many chocolate lovers happy. The first meeting of the Experimental Meeting 2017, a meeting between scientists from different fields of knowledge, was held last Saturday. According to the research, bitter chocolate has in its composition a substance called epicatechin, a flavonol capable of reducing oxidative stress, responsible for aging; So far the study was done only in rats, but it seems that it can have the same effect in humans. During the tests, scientists were surprised by the rapid performance of the substance. This is because in only two weeks of treatment there was a reduction in the levels of aging and also an improvement in the memory and anxiety of the mice.

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Mediterranean diet can protect the brain

Mediterranean diet can protect the brain

The Mediterranean diet - based on the dietary habits of Mediterranean coastal populations such as Italy and Greece - has been linked to a lower risk of metabolic syndrome, heart disease, stroke and heart disease. insanity. A new study suggests that people who follow this type of nutrition also protect themselves from damage to blood vessels in the brain.

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Detox juice: recipes to lose weight and have energy

Detox juice: recipes to lose weight and have energy

Detox juices are made with foods that somehow help cleanse toxins from the body, whether they are free radicals in the body or substances that target specific organs like liver. That way the body works better and it is possible to have more benefits, such as weight loss. Here are some types of juice detox and why they help cleanse the body: Cabbage juice Cabbage juice - Photo: Getty Images Cabbage is considered as a leaf with great antioxidant power , so it is widely used in detox juices.

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