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2011-04-13 06:25:00

A new study has found that women who go on an "apple diet" saw their cholesterol drop by about a quarter in six months. Dr. Bahram Arjmandi of the department of nutrition, food and exercise sciences at Florida State University said the results were "incredible." Eighty women aged 45 to 65 were asked to eat 75 grams of dried prunes a day for a year.  Another 80 women of the same age group were asked to eat the same amount of dried apple, in addition to their normal diets. The women had...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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