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Impressive Health Benefits of Pineapple

Pineapple, one of the most popular tropical fruits, has recently gained much fame for its health promoting properties. Fresh pineapple is loaded with many essential vitamins and minerals. Pineapple is an excellent source of vitamin C, and the trace element manganese. It is also a good source of vitamin B1, vitamin B6, copper, magnesium and dietary fiber. Recent studies have evaluated the health boosting properties of pineapple. Pineapple is revered for its anti-inflammatory properties, digestive health benefits and potential anti-cancer properties.

Banana Facts and Information

This article is a brief study on Bananas, the history of the Banana Plant and tips on growing Banana Plant. Banana Facts Banana "Trees" are not actually trees but are herbaceous plants in the genus Musa and of the family Musaceae....

All You Need to Know About Syphilis

Syphilis is a sexually-transmitted infection that can lead to life-threatening conditions if it is not treated. Both men and women can get the disease. Without treatment, the infection can lead to heart disease, blindness, mental problems, or death.

National Guideline for Cancer Management launched Over the Weekend

The Ministry of Health and the Ghana Health Service (GHS), in collaboration with Roche Ghana Limited, a Pharmaceutical Company, at the weekend launched the first National Guideline for Cancer Management in the country. The 126-page Document was developed by a team of experts including surgeons, oncologists, paediatricians, pharmacists, obstetricians, gynaecologists, nutritionists, haematologists and epidemiologists. The National Health Insurance Authority, the private sector and Non-Governmental Organizations were also involved in developing the Document, which was led and fully funded by Roche Ghana.

A Study Reveals a Link Between the Size of Your Belly and the Size of Your Brain

Belly fat has long been thought to be particularly bad for your heart, but now, a new study adds more evidence to the idea that it may also be bad for your brain. The study, from the United Kingdom, found that people who were obese and had a high waist-to-hip ratio (a measure of belly fat) had slightly lower brain volumes, on average, compared with people who were a healthy weight. Specifically, belly fat was linked with lower volumes of gray matter, the brain tissue that contains nerve cells.

Study reveals how much fiber we should consume to prevent disease

A new meta-analysis examines 40 years' worth of research in an attempt to find out the ideal amount of fiber that we should consume to prevent chronic disease and premature mortality.
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