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Can Eating Strawberries Prevent Heart Disease?

Being one of the most popular berry fruits in the world, strawberries are packed with a variety of potent phytochemicals and fiber, yet being relatively low in sugar. They are excellent sources of not only antioxidants and Vitamin C but also carotenes, zinc, potassium, iron, calcium and magnesium.

What causes an apple allergy?

Apple allergies can be caused by a reaction to a protein within the apple or by a condition called oral allergy syndrome. Learn more in this article.

Cot death risk halved with just 2 months of breast-feeding

Pooled analysis of eight global studies finds that just 2 months of (even partial) breast-feeding is tied to half the risk of sudden infant death syndrome.

How often should you poop each day?

A look at how many times you should poop a day, including what is normal and abnormal, factors affecting how often you go, and when to see a doctor.

Soy component could improve breast cancer treatment

New research suggests that a component of soy foods may have the potential to improve breast cancer treatments, leading to the suppression of tumors.

Need to cut down on salt? Try something spicy instead

Too much salt is not good for the heart, but now, researchers have come up with a smart — and tasty — way to help us cut down: spicy food.

Eggplant allergy: What you need to know

Allergies to eggplant, or aubergine, are fairly uncommon. In this article, learn about the symptoms of eggplant allergies, as well as other foods to avoid.

Why do we get hungry?

Find out how our stomachs and brains know that it's time for our next meal, and why we might reach for a tasty-looking snack even if we are not hungry.

Aspirin slashes risk of gastrointestinal cancer

A large-scale study finds that regular, long-term use of aspirin may be able to prevent the development of different gastrointestinal cancers.

Life hacks: How to cope with night shifts

Night shifts can be tough on both the mind and body. We have compiled tips to help you prepare for, survive, and recover from working unsociable hours.

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