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Health News on June 23, 2012

Fizzy drinks 'as bad for health as tobacco'
Sugar-packed fizzy drinks are just as dangerous to health as cigarettes, health experts have warned. ANI

Regular moderate drinkers enjoy higher quality of life than abstainers
A new study has shown a positive relation between regular moderate alcohol intake and quality of life in middle-aged adults. ANI

Snacking on raisins 'reduces overall post-meal blood sugar levels'
Eating raisins three times a day may significantly lower postprandial (post-meal) glucose levels when compared to common alternative snacks of equal caloric value, a new study has revealed. ANI

Pasta made from green banana flour offers tasty treat for gluten-free eaters
Researchers from the University of Brazil have developed a gluten-free pasta product from green banana flour, which tasters found more acceptable than regular whole wheat pasta. ANI

South African daffodils 'may hold key to depression treatment in future'
Plant compounds from a South African flower may in time be used to treat diseases originating in the brain - including depression, according to researchers. ANI

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