Healty Tips - Foods to make your life long




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Broccoli For Cancer Protection 
Broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables are full of sulforaphane and other antioxidants that help to protect healthy cells from damage caused by free radicals. But when it comes to the veggies, raw may be better: recent research has found that boiling in water has a "leaching effect." 
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Whole Grains For Cardiovascular 
Health Whole grains offer a variety of antioxidants and vitamins, and are packed with fiber, known to help protect against high cholesterol and regulate blood sugar levels, which can safeguard against diabetes. And one type of whole grain in particular -- oats -- has a unique antioxidant called avenanthramides that can offer additional protection against cholesterol. 

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Berries For Brain, Bone And Brawn 
Not only are berries good for extending life -- they improve the quality of later years. Berries are chock full of antioxidants that help protect against free radical damage, but as Whole Living reported, one antioxidant in particular -- anthocyanins -- is particularly useful for brain function, balance and muscle retention. 

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Dark Chocolate For Anti-Inflammation 
Dark chocolate is full of inflammation-reducing flavonoids, a compound that also has antioxidant properties and helps prevent blood clots. But reducing inflammation is its real longevity trick, as research shows that molecular inflammation may be responsible for much aging and cell death.


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Tomatoes For Cancer Prevention 
Tomatoes are a great source of lycopene, the fat-soluble nutrient that helps to protect against some types of cancer, like prostate, lung and stomach cancers. 


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Beets For Betaine Power 
Beets are rich in betaine, a compound associated with lower markers of inflammation, according to the latest research in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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