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Whole grain can contribute to health by changing intestinal serotonin production

Science Daily Adults consuming whole grain rye have lower plasma serotonin levels than people eating low-fibre wheat bread, according to a recent study by the University of Eastern Finland and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). In the study, the consumption of cereal fibre from rye or wheat was also found to reduce …
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Avocados, as a substitution for carbohydrates, can suppress hunger without adding calories

Meals that include fresh avocado can significantly suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction Science Daily A new study released by the Center for Nutrition Research at Illinois Institute of Technology suggests that meals that include fresh avocado as a substitute for refined carbohydrates can significantly suppress hunger and increase meal satisfaction in overweight and obese …
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How Omega-3 Fatty Acids Protect Your Brain

Omega-3 fatty acids offer protection against depression, physical blows and falls, and lots more. Japanese researchers at the University of Hiroshima believe they have worked out how omega-3 fatty acids work: they probably stimulate the production of estradiol in the brain. Study The omega-3 fatty acid DHA stimulates the orphan receptor RXR, which in turn boosts the …