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Please see the posts and articles below. We will regularly add things that come to our attention from the Science Daily journal that searches for and compiles research that is relevant to superfoods, health and nutrition.
Date: 21 December, 2017
Source: Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Summary: The natural decline in lung function over a 10-year period was slower among former smokers with a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, especially apples, suggesting certain components in these foods might help restore lung damage caused by smoking.
Fresh fruit associated with lower risk of heart attack and stroke
Date: April 6, 2016
Source: University of Oxford
People who eat fresh fruit on most days are at lower risk of heart attack and stroke than people who rarely eat fresh fruit, according to new research. The findings come from a seven-year study of half a million adults in China, where fresh fruit consumption is much lower than in countries like the UK or US.
Bananas are as beneficial as sports drinks, study suggests
Date: 29 Mary, 2012
Source: Appalachian State University
Summary: Bananas have long been a favorite source of energy for endurance and recreational athletes. Bananas are a rich source of potassium and other nutrients, and are easy for cyclists, runners or hikers to carry
Blueberries, the well known 'superfruit', could help fight Alzheimer's
Date: March 14, 2016
Source: American Chemical Society
The blueberry, already labeled a 'super fruit' for its power to potentially lower the risk of heart disease and cancer, also could be another weapon in the war against Alzheimer's disease.
Strawberries lower cholesterol, study suggests
Date: February 25, 2014
Source: Plataforma SINC
A team of volunteers ate half a kilo of strawberries a day for a month to see whether it altered their blood parameters in any way. At the end of this unusual treatment, their levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides were significantly reduced, according to the analyses conducted by Italian and Spanish scientists. Several studies had already demonstrated the antioxidant capacity of strawberries, but now researchers conducted an analysis that revealed that these fruits also help to reduce cholesterol.