Grapes And Grape Extracts May Lower Cardiovascular Disease Risk, Review Article Suggests
A growing body of research data suggests that consuming foods rich in polyphenols from grapes, including red wine, helps reduce the risk of heart disease, according to a review article in the November issue of Nutrition Research.
How far you can reach beyond your toes from a sitting position — normally used to define the flexibility of the body — may be an indicator of how stiff your arteries are. Because arterial stiffness often precedes cardiovascular disease, the results suggest that this could become a quick measure of a person’s risk for [...]
Researchers are reporting new evidence that green tea — one of the most popular beverages consumed worldwide and now available as a dietary supplement — may help improve bone health. They found that the tea contains a group of chemicals that can stimulate bone formation and help slow its breakdown.
Yet another reason to support my love of beer! Recent studies have shown that women who drink beer on a regular basis are less likely to develop osteoporosis due to the high levels of silicon and phytoestrogens in their brew. Silicon plays a role in slowing down the thinning that leads to broken bones [...]