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5 Vegetables That Are Healthier Cooked

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Raw vegetables are all the rage among many health-conscious people. But cooked vegetables are not always nutritionally inferior.[1]

Many essential nutrients in vegetables are bound inside thick cellular walls. Cooking breaks down these walls and releases the nutrients. This increases their bioavailability. Cooking also softens cellulose fiber, which makes vegetables easier to digest.[2]

Here are five veggies that are actually healthier cooked than raw:

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An Extra Helping of Turkey May Help People With Gluten Issues

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Thanksgiving can be a nightmare for people with celiac disease.

While everybody else looks forward to stuffing themselves, someone with gluten issues must worry about which dishes are safe and which may contain wheat, which causes their digestive system to go haywire.

Now, a new two-part study shows that celiac sufferers not only don’t have to fret about the main dish on Thanksgiving, they may want to go for seconds.

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This May Be the Healthiest Thing You Can Put Into Your Body

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For years, we’ve been praising the virtues of an extraordinary beverage. Studies show it fights cancer, arthritis, dementia, anxiety, and more.[1]

Researchers have found that green tea may be the healthiest thing you can put in your body.

One study found that it may be even more beneficial than previously believed. Green tea was shown to promote weight loss, stable blood sugar, and better memory.

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The Obscure Nutrient That Slows Brain Aging

In All Health Watch, Cognitive Health, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Spinach and kale have been touted for years as superfoods. They are low in calories and loaded with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory compounds, iron, and vitamins K, A, and B6.

All of these are great for your heart and overall health and fitness.

But researchers have found that the greatest benefits of these leafy greens might be keeping your brain sharp.

Both vegetables are rich in a relatively obscure nutrient called lutein.

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How Olive Oil Fights Alzheimer’s

In All Health Watch, Alzheimer's and Memory, Cognitive Health, Dementia, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article by INH Research0 Comments

Billions of dollars have been poured into Alzheimer’s drug research in recent years. So far, the effort has been a total failure.

No medications have been found that prevent or reverse Alzheimer’s.

Meanwhile, the incidence of the disease is exploding.[1]

But what if the best Alzheimer’s drug is not a drug at all?

A study shows exactly how one food keeps you mentally sharp—and why it may be the best weapon against Alzheimer’s.

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Not Only Can Fast Food Kill You, So Can the Wrapper

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We all know that fast food is loaded with bad fats, chemical preservatives, carbs, added sugar, and calories. But now there is another reason to stay away from the stuff.

Researchers from the Silent Spring Institute in Newton, Mass., tested more than 400 fast food wrappers and boxes. They came from 27 chain restaurants across the country.

They found that 46% of the wrappers contained the toxic chemical fluorine.

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