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World Health Day: 10 foods that can combat depression

In this rat race, depression happens to be one of the major causes behind poor mental health, which also affects physical wellbeing due to lack of proper food and sleep. Presenting a list of 10 foods that can aid those suffering from the disorder, reach a better state of mind. …

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Kidney patients’ urine may predict death risk

By: IANS | New York | Published:April 7, 2017 4:29 pm Low urine ammonium excretion identifies individuals at high risk of chronic kidney disease progression. (Source: File Photo) Patients with chronic kidney disease who have low levels of ammonium in their urine may be at high risk of the disease …

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Fruits and vegetables may help lower blood pressure

New York: Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas — and even drinking coffee — could be key to lowering blood pressure, new research suggests. “Decreasing sodium intake is a well-established way to lower blood pressure, but evidence suggests that increasing dietary potassium may have an equally …

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Pure maple syrup may help reduce chronic inflammation

By: PTI | New York | Published:April 6, 2017 10:36 pm Include maple syrup in your diet! (Source: Thinkstock Images) Pure maple syrup may help protect the body against chronic inflammation which can potentially lead to brain conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist …

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