Berries May Fight Off Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's Disease is a degenerative nerve disease caused by cell-death in the brain. The result is shaking, rigidity, slow movement and, ultimately, dementia. In recent years, the struggles of boxer Muhammad Ali and actor Michael J. Fox with the disease have brought it to greater public awareness.

There's no cure for Parkinson's, but there are treatments for the symptoms --primarily surgery and certain medications. Doctors still have a poor understanding of how to prevent the onset of Parkinson's, but amazingly, a new study reveals that berries of all kinds may help.

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Can Berries Help You Live Longer?

We May Get More Than Enjoyment From Our Beloved Berries

If recent findings from Finland are any indication, we may be getting more than enjoyment from the berries we grow. It seems that berries can actually help us live longer if we eat them every day. Want to know more? Here's some interesting berry information...

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Will They Ban Our Beloved Goji Berries?

Goji Berries Face a European Union Ban

A few years ago most of us didn't know what Goji berries were and you sure as heck didn't find them in major supermarkets or online grocers unless you were shopping at specialty stores. Nowadays, they're everywhere and nutritional experts keep touting their health benefits. I myself have become a big fan of them, which is why news of a potential ban in the EU made me perk up my ears.

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