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Avocados, the delicious green fruit used to create guacamole, may have anti-inflammatory properties that could aid certain health conditions. The discovery was made as part of a study out of Penn State, where researchers found that avocado seed extract had anti-inflammatory effects on cell culture models, hinting at a potential future use as a pharmaceutical for reducing chronic inflammation.
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Research out of Ohio State University has found a link between green tea and reduced obesity in mice, according to a newly published study. The work focused on lab mice fed a diet that included 2-percent green tea extract, which was linked to a reduction in inflammatory biomarkers associated with poor health, as well as a decrease in obesity levels.
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