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BEAT THE BLUES WITH BLUEBERRIES

BEAT THE BLUES WITH BLUEBERRIES

As if we didn't already have a million reasons to love blueberries, a recent, large-scale study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, has shown that a diet higher in flavonoid consumption, particularly among older and middle-aged women, may be associated with a lower risk of depression. Flavones and proanthocyanidins (which is what gives blueberries that lovely blue colour) showed the strongest associations.

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Beans: Bad for your realtionships but great for reducing your breast cancer risk.

Beans: Bad for your realtionships but great for reducing your breast cancer risk.

The study concluded that higher red meat intake in early adulthood may be a risk factor for breast cancer, and replacing meat with a combination of legumes, poultry, nuts and fish may reduce breast cancer risk.

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