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The Enduring Superfruit
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Thursday, 27 July 2017 20:33
Most Everywhere, July 2017—In case you haven’t heard, cherries, that historic, and in many parts of the world, ubiquitous and pretty-to-look-at fruit, can be found in various varieties most everywhere. And it can be said they are this (and every) summer’s superfruit.

Not only do cherries have a wonderful, tart/sweet taste, they also work like magic to reduce inflammation—something we all fight, in varying degrees.

Research has shown that consuming sweet cherries can significantly decrease circulating concentrations of inflammatory biomarkers in the body and help to prevent chronic inflammatory diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, arthritis and cancer. Here are some things to know and run with:
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Keeping That Jump in Your Step
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Thursday, 27 July 2017 20:24
Groucho Marx once said “Anyone can grow old; all you have to do is live long enough.” But is that all there is?

Critical to living a full and active life is frequent social interaction. Along those lines a study from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago has shown that higher levels of social activity decrease the risk of disability, increasing everyday functioning as we age.
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An Idle Brain is the Devil’s Playground
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Thursday, 27 July 2017 20:04
Everywhere, July 2017—This line, from the timeless musical The Music Man, implied that if you didn’t keep your mind busy with acceptable thoughts, it might lead to ‘terrible vices’, (like playing pool!)

Acceptability aside, there are some tips to pass on that can help exercise that unique brain of yours — advice beyond the ‘givens’ of regular physical exercise, eating right, taking vitamins, supplements, getting enough rest and frequent interaction with your fellow human beings. Here goes:
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Straight from the Source
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Friday, 23 June 2017 22:06
Ramsey, New Jersey, June 2017—Cascadia Managing Brands, a leading Brand Management and Consulting firm in the beverage industry, is launching Genuine Coconut Water, an organic and raw coconut water that comes with an easy opening system.

Its origin is in the heart of Thailand, where coconuts are grown naturally to be picked before being fully ripe. It is the ideal time when the coconut holds a large quantity of water inside, containing vital nutrients and minerals.
Drinking coconut water directly from the coconut itself, as nature intended, with no processing, is what makes Genuine Coconut unique.
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Too Good to be True?
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Wednesday, 31 May 2017 17:25
Urbana, Illinois, June 2017—The good news is out that wine and dark chocolate may be good for your health. That’s because of substances known as bioactives that are contained in those foods.

Research has shown the potential health benefits of bioactive nutrients—those compounds found in foods like fruits, vegetables, tea, and cocoa. And consumers are showing an increased interest in learning more.

But can there be too much of a good thing?
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Something to Make Exercise That Much More Fun
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Thursday, 27 July 2017 20:14
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 2017—(Your editors do a lot of research with regard to health and wellness, both for this 10 year old site and for our health-oriented clients. During our inquiries we found that practicing yoga is one of the most healthful things we can include in our daily lives as we age. The following article supports that endeavor. Ed.)

A company in the Middle East has recently introduced a product that should introduce it to a worldwide market. Chanmaya, popular in its own backyard for its distinctively designed and obsessively engineered yoga mats, recently made the move to introduce Western audiences to their products.
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Major U.S. Research University Aims at Revolutionizing Holistic Medicine
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Thursday, 27 July 2017 19:50
Columbia, Missouri, July 2017—Ayurvedic medicine (pronounced “Ay-ur-VADE-ic”) is one of the world’s oldest medical systems. Originating in India more than 5,000 years ago, this holistic medicine system uses herbal compounds, special diets and other health care practices to augment conventional preventative and disease treatments. Now, Kattesh Katti, a researcher at the University of Missouri, has developed a non-toxic delivery method, using gold nanoparticles that may revolutionize Ayurveda. His technique for producing the nanoparticles recently was licensed by Dhanvantari Nano Ayushadi (DNA), a company based in Tamil Nadu, India.
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Is 100 the New 60?
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Friday, 23 June 2017 21:49
Definitely Everywhere, June 2017—A generation among human beings is about 20 years. And when families congregate for the holidays or special occasions, it's always fun to put members together for a family portrait, which can sometimes include three, or four generations. And on very rare occasions, a family might be able to bring together as many as five age brackets.

But now, as with every year we move forward on the positive changes in nutrition, preventive treatment and lifestyles, the idea of the five generation portrait is becoming more commonplace. Perhaps you've been fortunate enough to have a "fiver" taken. 
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Being Counted On: Fitbit Reveals Most Fit American Cities
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Wednesday, 31 May 2017 16:58
San Francisco, California, May 2017—Fitbit, a leader in connected health and fitness wearables, has, for the first time, identified its list of the Fittest Countries, as well as the Top 30 Fittest Cities in the United States.

Being one of the first on the block to supply wearables for consumers worldwide, the Fitbit platform offers a way to uniquely quantify global trends in health and behavior. Fitbit analysis revealed Ireland to be the Fittest Country in the world, with the United States ranking 28th. In the United States alone, Duluth, Minnesota, Appleton, Wisconsin., Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Boulder, Colorado and Bellingham, Washington rank as the top five fittest cities.
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