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Citrus Fruit Found To Lower Risk Of Stroke In Women
2012-02-24 09:50:59

Researchers have identified compounds, known as flavonoids, found in several citrus fruits that may lower a woman´s stroke risk, according to recent reports. It is suggested from previous studies that eating fruits and vegetables aids in protecting against strokes, and many researchers believe that the flavonoids may explain why citrus has been shown to improve blood vessel function and show anti-inflammatory effects. “Studies have shown higher fruit, vegetable and...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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