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Scientists have given you another reason to ramp up your berry consumption.
Strawberries, blueberries and berries of pretty much any stripe have long been credited with a host of health benefits, from reducing the risk for certain types of cancer to sharpening our vision. Now, researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health say that eating more berries can also lower your chances of developing Parkinson's disease.
The recent study tracked nearly fifty thousand men and eighty thousand women for more than 20 years, and examined participants' intake of flavonoids, which are found in higher concentrations in berries, as well as in tea, red wine and citrus fruits. The results opened a new door to preventing Parkinson's.
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