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Goji Berries: Worthy of the Name “Superfood”

Grown in India, Tibet, and China, goji berries have been given the title of superfood because they are one of the world's most nutritionally rich foods. These small fruits, no bigger than the size of …

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Chocolate May Reduce Risk of Heart Failure

Forget what you've heard about death by chocolate.† A new Harvard study shows that chocolate may be good for your heart.† Itís a great day for chocolate lovers everywhere. Murray Mittleman and his …

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3 Simple Changes for Your Heart

1. Get eight hours of sleep. This helps lower blood pressure and increases your metabolism. 2. Lift weights. Gaining 5 to 10 pounds of lean muscle significantly increases your fat-burning ability. …

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