Drinking 100 Percent Fruit Juice is Associated with Lower Risk of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
06.27.07WASHINGTON DC (June 25, 2007) – What is it about fruits and veggies that makes them so healthy? Lots of things, but a new research study from France is helping to find more answers. This recent study determined that natural compounds called flavonoids may help reduce age-related decline in mental function. Flavonoids are found in foods such as fruits and vegetables as well as tea, coffee and other plant-based foods. Research on the health benefits of flavonoids has been ongoin...
06.19.05WASHINGTON DC (August 31, 2006) - Consumption of a variety of fruit and vegetable juices has been linked to a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a large epidemiological study just published. The researchers, who evaluated juice consumption habits as part of a larger lifestyle study, found that those who drank three or more servings of fruit and vegetable juices per week had a 76 percent lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease...