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Life after a stroke: Recovery takes time and consistent effort

A stroke occurs when any of the blood vessels that carry blood to the brain is either blocked by plaque or a blood clot or bursts. Blood carries oxygen and nutrients to feed the cells in the brain. When a stroke happens, the part of the brain that is affected cannot get the oxygen it …

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Busting the top 6 myths about vegetable oils

Vegetable oils, also referred to as vegetable fats, are typically extracted from plant seeds or from fruits.  Soybean oil, grape seed oil, and cocoa butter are examples of vegetable fats obtained from seeds. Olive oil, and palm oil are examples of vegetable fats obtained from fruits. The term vegetable oil commonly refers to vegetable fats …

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5 reasons why you should add natural cocoa powder to your diet 

Cocoa powder is the ingredient used to give the cocoa flavour in many baked and confectionery products. It is the substance that is left over after cocoa beans has been fermented, roasted and processed to extract almost all the cocoa butter from it. It has a slightly bitter and strong cocoa taste and is generally …

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