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One more reason to love wine, it could be a fat burner

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Drinking red grape juice or wine -in moderation – could improve the health of overweight people by helping them burn fat better, according to a new study. The findings suggest that consuming dark-colored grapes, whether eating them or drinking juice or wine, might help people better manage obesity and related metabolic disorders such as fatty liver. Neil Shay, a biochemist and molecular biologist in OSU’s College of Agricultural Sciences, was part of a study team that exposed human liver and fat cells grown in the lab to extracts of four natural chemicals found in Muscadine grapes, a dark-red variety native…

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5 Super foods every pregnant woman must have in her diet

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Eating healthy when you’re pregnant is important to keep you in tip top shape. A balanced diet with these super foods will ensure that your baby develops optimally and that you are able to cope with the changes going on in your body. Eggs An overlooked super food, eggs are rich in protein, which provides the building blocks for your baby’s cells. A single egg has more than 12 vitamins and minerals. If you are watching your cholesterol intake, substitute egg whites for whole eggs. Eggs are great because they are cheap, easy, quick, and versatile, so a couple of…

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