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Fructose Tied to Higher Blood Pressure

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal A diet high in fructose, a form of sugar found in sweetened soft drinks and junk food, raises blood pressure in men. Two recent studies provided the first evidence that fructose helps raise blood pressure. One study further suggested that people who consume junk foods and sweetened soft drinks

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Why You Should NOT Vaccinate Your Children Against the Flu This Season

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal This year it is more important that you protect your children and loved ones from the flu vaccines than influenza itself. Here are the reasons: 1. This flu is simply another flu. It is not unusually deadly. 2. This is the first time both season and pandemic flu vaccines

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Fruit and Vegetables Increase Cognitive Performance

Article Source: Health And Fitness Journal Researchers have found that individuals with a high daily intake of fruits and vegetables also demonstrate higher cognitive performance. Subjects with a high intake (about 400 grams per day) of fruits and vegetables had higher antioxidant levels, lower indicators of free radical-induced damage, and better cognitive performance. The findings

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