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The fragrant Magnolia tree may hold a key to treating head and neck cancers.
An active component from the tree has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine to treat anxiety and other conditions.
Eat oysters to avoid zinc deficiency which can reduce the body’s power to fight inflammation.
Scientists now believe lack of sufficient levels of zinc may play a role in chronic diseases like heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
“When you take away zinc, the cells that control inflammation appear to activate and respond differently; this causes the cells to promote more inflammation,” said Emily Ho, a professor and director of the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventive Health.