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Although the benefits of exercise on the health of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), also known as emphysema, have been widely reported, the effect of Tai Chi prior to this study had not been thoroughly evaluated in patients with COPD. Forty patients with COPD were randomized into either a control group or Tai Chi intervention group.


Medical research indicates that a diet rich in vegetables and fruit help to reduce the risk of developing several chronic diseases.   Apples are widely consumed and are a rich source of potent antioxidants.  Studies have linked its consumption with a reduced risk of developing heart disease, diabetes, certain cancers and asthma.   Laboratory evaluation […]