How This Type of Corn is Helping Diabetics

You might not have heard of this particular food cure. A cousin to blue corn is purple corn, grown mostly in Peru and Chile. In a brand new health breakthrough, scientists have found certain compounds in purple corn that could protect diabetics from serious complications.

Diabetic nephropathy is kidney damage triggered by type 2 diabetes. Continue reading

New Chemical Makes Teeth ‘Cavity Proof’ – and Could Do Away with Dentist Visits Forever

  • Chemical could be added to toothpastes in years’ time
  • Kills bacteria that erode teeth
  • Single dose protects mouth for hours
  • ‘Keep 32’ chemical could even be added to foods

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A Special Message for All Grandparents

Here’s some health news that doesn’t make the front page very often: the benefits of grand-parenting. Yes, it’s true — at least according to researchers in the U.K. It seems that grand-parenting could boost the mental health of seniors in some very specific ways.

The London research team conducted a study in Chile. Continue reading