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Jimmer Fredette leads AP All America team

Jimmer Fredette leads AP All-America teamJimmer Fredette of BYU led the way in voting for the AP All-America team with 64 votes of a possible 65 from the national media members that also vote for the Top 25 college basketball teams each week during the season. Joining Fredette were two other seniors in Duke point guard Nolan Smith who received 61 votes and Purdue big man JaJuan Johnson who received 44 votes. Junior point guard Kemba Walker from UConn also made the team with 51 votes and freshman phenom Jared Sullinger from Ohio State joined the upper classmen with 58 votes. The voting took place before the NCAA Tournament and rewards regular season excellence.


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Think Purple Foods For Better Health

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Household, Science,

eggplantReseachers at Ohio State recently concluded a study that eating certain foods in specific colors may help you ward off colon cancer. Monica Giusti and her team found that anthocyanins, found in red, purple, and blue fruits and veggies can make a difference when added to your diet. Included in the list were grapes, radishes, purple corn, and elderberries.

The scientists fed rats, who had been induced with colon cancer cells, a diet of chokeberries and billberries which reduced signs of tumors by 60 and 70%. We remember reading not so long ago that you should look for brightly colored fruits such as strawberries and melon, but there is no way we are going to dine on eggplant.

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