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High antioxidant raspberries breed by researchers to be grown without agricultural chemicals

9/27/2014 - European researchers have used traditional breeding techniques to develop a new variety of raspberry that is extra high in antioxidants and is grown without pesticides or synthetic fertilizers. The researchers focused on developing a variety that, in addition to being tasty, nutritious and grown...

Freezing blueberries increases availability of antioxidants - here are 8 ways this superfood benefits health

8/9/2014 - Just when you thought that the health benefits of blueberries couldn't be any more plentiful, new research has found that freezing the superfood actually increases the berry's nutritional content. Graduate student Marin Plumb, a food science major at South Dakota State University, found that frozen...

Antioxidant MitoQ rejuvenates aging arteries

5/26/2014 - An antioxidant specifically engineered to seek out the mitochondria within cells may help reverse the aging of arteries, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Colorado-Boulder and published in The Journal of Physiology. The study was funded by a grant from the National...

Chernobyl scientist discovers antioxidants help body adapt to radiation

5/12/2014 - Research on birds living near the Chernobyl nuclear disaster area adds more proof that antioxidants are able to protect the body from radiation damage. The study was published in the journal Functional Ecology on April 24. The meltdown, explosion and fire at the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl,...

Taking artificial vitamin supplements? Think again. Their antioxidant component scientifically proven to cause cancer

3/29/2014 - It is deeply rooted in our psyche that antioxidants help prevent cancer, and the multi-billion-dollar food supplement industry has exploited this belief for years. One reason why antioxidants are touted to be beneficial is because they scavenge upon free radicals. The fact is, these free radicals are...

The process used to make black and oolong tea destroys many of the antioxidants found in green and white tea

3/11/2014 - Although green and white tea leaves are harvested at different times, they share an important characteristic: they are pan- or oven-dried immediately after harvesting. In contrast, both black and oolong tea are allowed to sit out in the air for varying lengths of time before being dried. While sitting...

Cloves rank amongst the best herbs for their antioxidant and antifungal properties

1/14/2014 - It's a known fact that most spices are good sources of antioxidants, and cloves are no different, as they should definitely be ranked among the best if not at the very top. Research from the Miguel Hernandez University back in 2010, demonstrated that cloves were simply the best when it came to giving...

New research on buffaloberry reveals significant source of antioxidants and beneficial nutrients

11/24/2013 - A berry commonly found on Indian reservations in the Dakotas is gaining new attention. A study published in the Journal of Food Science by the Institute of Food Technologists provides new evidence showing that buffaloberries contain greater amounts of antioxidant lycopene than was originally understood,...

Anthocyanin-rich foods you should be eating

10/17/2013 - Anthocyanin is a plant compound that acts as an effective antioxidant within the human body. It is also a color pigment that gives many fruits and berries a blue, red or dark purple hue and is found in a wide assortment of healthy foods. Several foods that contain anthocyanins are listed below. EggplantThe...

10 superfoods to consume during the fall season

10/2/2013 - There are superfoods that deserve the name. These special edibles can battle various illnesses like cancer, high cholesterol, heart disease, and other evil diseases that beset man. Blueberries, for instance, can easily knock off free radicals in the body with the powerful antioxidants that they possess. Going...

Aronia berries: North American fruits bursting with antioxidants

9/10/2013 - Aronia is a North American shrub that bears fruits which resemble dark purple-colored cranberries. Despite their ordinary appearance, however, these fruits - which are commonly called aronia berries or chokeberries - boast an unusually impressive nutritional profile. Indeed, a couple of years ago, many...

Purple potatoes pack serious antioxidants compared to their white-fleshed counterparts

8/5/2013 - You may or may not have noticed a new potato in town at your local grocer or more likely at your local health food store. It is native to South America and is called the purple potato, named for its deep purple skin as well as the purple flesh within it. There are several types of the purple potato...

Reduce inflammation effortlessly by taking these top antioxidants

7/21/2013 - There's a silent killer on the loose and it's called chronic inflammation. According to Dr. Barry Sears, author of The Anti-Inflammation Zone: Reversing the Silent Epidemic That's Destroying Our Health: "Chronic inflammation is the evil mother of the most prevalent and devastating diseases that routinely...

Reduce your heart disease risk with kiwi: Research

7/6/2013 - Eating just two to three kiwifruits a day may significantly reduce your risk of heart disease, research suggests. Although their name associates them with New Zealand, kiwifruits (or "kiwis") are actually native to China. They are small, oval fruits with a fuzzy, brown exterior and a fleshy (usually...

Studies show that maqui berries are rich in antioxidants and anthocyanins

7/3/2013 - Maqui is a tree that is native to the temperate rainforests of Chile and certain regions of southern Argentina. Its sweet-tasting berries, which resemble blackcurrants in size and color, have been consumed by Mapuche Indians for hundreds of years. Indeed, Mapuche warriors have attributed their renowned...

High antioxidant diets help lower blood pressure

5/14/2013 - If the proverbial apple-a-day seems too antiquated, then perhaps a change is in order - a handful of fresh, organic blueberries rich in antioxidant goodness, perhaps? Or maybe some nice pecans? How you get them into your diet is your business, but researchers at Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular...

Antioxidants can help treat children with celiac disease: Research

5/7/2013 - A landmark study, conducted by researchers from the University of Belgrade, Serbia, and published in the journal Clinical Biochemistry in 2009, suggested that treatment with antioxidants may be able to significantly reduce the symptoms of celiac disease. Celiac disease is a serious, incurable condition...

Antioxidant 7Up drinks were a classic example of deceptive health advertising

4/16/2013 - Though you may still be able to find a few 7Up Antioxidant beverages online, the drinks have all but evaporated from store shelves after parent company Dr. Pepper Snapple announced their discontinuance last November. The announcement came the same day that the Center for Science in the Public Interest...

Treat your rheumatoid arthritis with antioxidants and fish oil

3/28/2013 - Antioxidants may be effective in relieving the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), research has found. RA is an autoimmune disease, meaning that for unknown reasons the body's immune system begins to attack and destroy its own tissues. In RA, the most damage occurs to the cartilage in the joints,...

Diet high in antioxidants slashes heart disease risk in women

10/3/2012 - Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of mortality in men and women alike. A lifetime of processed foods, lack of exercise, poor lifestyle habits and environmental and household pollutants result in hypertension, elevated blood glucose and hardening of the endothelial lining of arteries that supply...

Antioxidants from food - The five best sources

8/29/2012 - Cells need oxygen to metabolize minerals and vitamins to survive and thrive. When cells cannot use oxygen to metabolize, they resort to fermenting glucose for their energy. That's what cancer cells are about. That's why anything that oxygenates cells works to cure cancer, and that's why cancer patients...

Brew up a bounty of healthful benefit with coffee

7/27/2012 - A surprising trend is cropping up among the general population: drinking coffee as a powerful health promoting beverage. Not only does coffee help to boost energy and clarify the mind, research has shown it to be an important source of antioxidants. To maximize the benefit and minimize potential health...

Strong scientific evidence shows that eating berries benefits the brain

3/11/2012 - As we age, one of the functions that can often deteriorate dramatically is our mental function - our brain power, if you will. The good news is, researchers may have discovered a way to prevent this kind of decline: Eat more berries. That's right. According to research published in the American Chemical...

Boku unveils Matcha Green Tea with extraordinary nutritional profile; 500% more antioxidants than goji berries

3/7/2012 - The good news about the health benefits of green tea just keeps getting better, it seems. In just the last two years, we've published dozens of stories about green tea and its surprisingly wide range of health benefits (see below). And today, one of the most respected superfood companies in the health...

Anti-inflammatory antioxidants in citrus fruits reduce the risk of stroke

2/29/2012 - Medical science tells us that when someone suffers a stroke, seconds literally count. The longer the afflicted person goes without treatment, the more brain damage that can occur. In fact, stroke is the third-leading cause of death in the United States, affecting about 795,000 people a year, 600,000...

Foods rich in antioxidants proven to reduce stroke risk levels in women

2/22/2012 4:09:10 PM - Health related to heart disease continues to be at the forefront of women's issues, and some studies reveal that prevention is a measure that is not necessarily guided by the pharmaceutical industry, but rather by what can be found in the fridge. An expansive Swedish survey that was coordinated among...

Nopal cactus (prickly pear) is rich in antioxidants, plus it helps normalize cholesterol and blood glucose

2/17/2012 - Nopal cactus, also well known as prickly pear cactus, has been a staple part of Mexican and Tex-Mex cuisine for centuries. The green pads of the nopal cactus are cooked and added to tacos, egg dishes, and Mexican salads. Research within the past ten years has caused nopal cactus to be considered a super-food,...

Antioxidants in chickweed may help with eczema, hemorrhoids, and cancer

2/14/2012 - There is probably not one gardener in North America or Europe who would have difficulty identifying chickweed and thus, have pulled it out of their lawn or garden. While scorned by gardeners, chickweed's straggly green stems with tiny white star-shaped flowers are favored by both chefs and herbalists....

Did you know? Oregano delivers more antioxidants than blueberries, oranges or apples

2/7/2012 - Oregano, a common ingredient in Italian and Mexican cuisine, comes from the leaves of an herb native to the Mediterranean (not to be confused with Mexican oregano, native to the Americas), is one of the most concentrated antioxidant sources ever studied. According to data from the U.S. Department of...

Red beets and beet juice top the list of healing antioxidants due to polyphenol and betalain concentration

1/20/2012 - One ingredient found in many of today's green super-food formulas is red beet root powder, which is made from dehydrated beets and then ground into a powder. Although the benefits of beets are not often shouted through the rooftops, red beet roots and beet juice have a storehouse of plant-sourced nutrients...

Antioxidants in eggs help prevent cardiovascular disease, cancer

7/11/2011 - Most NaturalNews readers are probably already aware that many fruits, vegetables, and beans are antioxidant powerhouses. But did you know that eggs are also loaded with these amazing nutrients? A new study published in the journal Food Chemistry reveals that a single raw egg, and its yolk in particular,...

Walnuts rank as top nut, providing highest level of quality antioxidants

4/20/2011 - The result of a new study presented to the National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society found that the noble walnut packed the highest level of quality antioxidants of any nut species. Not only do walnuts provide plenty of high-quality protein that delivers a perfectly balanced assortment...

Dark chocolate is brimming with antioxidants and heart-healthy properties, research finds

4/5/2011 - Ongoing research shows that eating dark chocolate exerts beneficial effects throughout the whole body. High quality chocolate delivers disease-zapping antioxidants, lowers blood pressure and protects your heart and liver, all in one fell crunch. Chemistry Central Journal brings even more good news...

More scientific evidence that antioxidants can fight cancer

3/28/2011 - For the first time, scientists have discovered a genetic pathway suggesting that antioxidants may help in the treatment of cancer, according to a study conducted by researchers from Thomas Jefferson University and published in the journal Cancer Biology & Therapy. Scientists have known for a long...

Antioxidants contribute to longevity

3/28/2011 - A critical review of the role of dietary antioxidants suggests that Vitamin A and E, along with coenzyme Q10, flavonoids, and resveratrol, show promise in extending human life. The review, which was published in Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, and authored by Chong-Han (2010), examined...

Pecans - Their antioxidants prevent heart disease and lower deadly LDL cholesterol levels

3/26/2011 - The result of a study published in The Journal of Nutrition provides important evidence that the noble pecan is a powerful functional food providing essential antioxidant nutrients to support cardiovascular health. Pecans contain bioactive compounds including the tocopherol fraction of vitamin E that...

Taking antioxidants before and during pregnancy prevents obesity, glucose intolerance in children

3/15/2011 - Antioxidants play a crucial role in preventing the onset of disease, and they can make all the difference in determining whether or not children develop glucose intolerance or become obese. According to a new study out of The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHP), women who consume high amounts...

Genetic testing proves antioxidants prevent, treat cancer

2/24/2011 - The role of antioxidants in improving health has been a popular topic of study in recent years, as researchers continue to learn how the scavenging of free radicals and reduction in oxidative stress brought about by antioxidants helps prevent a variety of diseases. Now, a new study published in the...

Roasting coffee beans a dark brown creates powerful antioxidants

2/11/2011 - Drink too much coffee and you can suffer from anxiety, heart palpitations and insomnia. But in moderate quantities, coffee can offer health benefits -- including slashing the risk of certain cancers. It may even lower the chance of developing dementia(http://www.naturalnews.com/025737_coffee_risk_drinking.html). Now...

The vital role of antioxidants in achieving optimium health and longevity

2/11/2011 - Let's start with a basic truth: There are NO magic bullets! For over 40 years, I have taught tens of thousands of people the benefits of natural healing, including how to slow down, stop and reverse dis-ease. Although there is no one way or one pill that will ever help anyone achieve optimum health,...

Scientific reviews suggest antioxidants may boost male fertility

2/7/2011 - A recent review of studies done on infertility suggest that male fertility may be improved by taking antioxidants. A number of studies on male infertility were reviewed by researchers in New Zealand and reported in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. The review focused on 34 controlled trials...

Newsweek goes insane, says antioxidants bad for health

2/5/2011 - Just when you think you've heard it all, a major mainstream media source goes off the deep end and says that natural antioxidants can kill you. Yes, you heard that right. Citing a few sketchy studies that contradict the bulk of published research on the subject, a report in Newsweek, presumably intended...

Antioxidants offer natural help for men who are infertile

1/25/2011 - The multi-million dollar infertility industry offers a huge list of expensive -- and often invasive -- tests and procedures to help couples who have difficulty conceiving, such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) and intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). Unfortunately, assisted reproduction technologies...

Lipoic acid and antioxidants lower blood pressure and reduce stroke risk

1/4/2011 - Slowly rising blood pressure as we age places millions of Americans at increased risk for heart attack and stroke. Medical practitioners and Big Pharma think the answer is to prescribe a host of different pharmaceuticals until a magical number is achieved artificially. Research has rapidly emerged to...

Find health with five of the top antioxidant foods

12/6/2010 - Antioxidants are powerful nutrients that prevent, reduce, delay, or repair oxidative damage to cells in our body caused by free radicals. The presence of free radicals may result in cancer, stroke, heart problems, early aging, and many other degenerative conditions. Cells will not function properly...

Diet rich in antioxidants found to lower risk of diabetes

11/23/2010 - Pharmaceuticals are not the answer to cure or treat diabetes. Avandia is the latest drug to be questioned for its efficacy, and its side effects increase the risk of heart attack by 43%. The Commission on Human Medicines in Great Britain has recommended pulling the drug because its risks outweigh the...

Pistachios increase levels of antioxidants in the blood

9/16/2010 - A diet high in pistachios can increase the level of disease-fighting antioxidants in your blood, according to a study conducted by an international researcher team and published in the Journal of Nutrition. "Our previous study showed the benefits of pistachios in lowering lipids and lipoproteins,...

Nutrition discovery: black rice rivals blueberries as source of healthful antioxidants

9/14/2010 - In ancient China, nobles commandeered every grain of a variety of black rice known as "Forbidden Rice" for themselves and forbade the common people from eating it. Now 21st century scientists have discovered that black rice truly is a treasure -- at least when it comes to nutrition. In fact, a spoonful...

Birds fuel up on superfoods before long migration flights

8/6/2010 - Some birds radically change their diets just before their winter migrations, gorging themselves on antioxidant-rich berries to prepare for their long journeys, researchers have found. "[The] results support the hypothesis that some migratory birds may actively select deeply-pigmented fruits as a...

Antioxidants help arteries stay healthy in people at risk for heart disease

7/22/2010 - Antioxidants are substances that protect cells against the effects of free radicals -- molecules produced when the body breaks down food or is exposed to environmental toxins and radiation. Free radicals are believed to play a role in heart disease, cancer and other disorders. So it makes sense that...

Goji Berries: Enjoy an Antioxidant Packed Superfood

2/5/2010 - Goji berries, also known as Wolfberries, are one of the most nutritionally dense superfoods on the planet. They contain a vast array of unique carotenoids, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. Among these it is also believed by many to be one of the best sources of antioxidants on the planet. Antioxidants Antioxidants...

Australians Create New Super Vegetables with Forty Percent More Antioxidants (Opinion)

9/26/2009 - Victorian scientists have been working to improve produce in more ways than just increasing production and yields. Using a combination of genetic marking and traditional selective seeding, scientists in Australia have managed to map which genes are more likely to produce higher levels of antioxidants...

New Study Finds Antioxidants Do Not Increase Melanoma Risk

9/22/2009 - Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer. However, if it's recognized and treated early, it is almost 100 percent curable. On the other hand, if melanomas are ignored, they can spread to other parts the body and be fatal. According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) about 69,000 Americans...

Grow Your Own Antioxidants with Aronia Berry Bushes

5/14/2009 - Thinking about adding a few plants this spring? Anyone who is striving to become more self-sufficient might want to think about putting in some Aronia berry bushes. Aronia berries, also known as Chokeberries, are produced on easy to grow, low maintenance shrubs that add beauty to almost any landscape....

Resveratrol is "Nature's Medicine" for Cancer, Heart Disease and Much More

4/1/2009 - Just how good is resveratrol at preventing cancer and heart disease? It's so good that drug companies are trying to mimic its molecules in order to claim they're "creating" a new drug to prevent heart disease. But this is Mother Nature's miracle drug -- only it's not a drug. It's a molecule synthesized...

Antioxidants Relieve Pancreatitis Pain

1/8/2009 - Imagine having excruciating upper abdominal pain that often gets worse when you eat or drink and lasts from hours to days. In fact, the pain may eventually be continuous. According to the National Institutes of Health ( NIH), these are some of the symptoms people experience when they suffer from chronic...

Lipoic Acid Leads the Pack of Antioxidants that Protect Youth and Slow Aging

12/16/2008 - Evidence abounds that lipoic acid may be protective of every organ in the body. Among the latest findings are that lipoic acid is a powerful protector of the brain. It has been shown to have anti-inflammatory and neuro-protective capabilities that make if effective in slowing the aging of the brain...

The Importance of Antioxidants in Fruits and Vegetables

11/5/2008 - Fall has arrived and with the crisp weather comes a cornucopia of delightful fruits and vegetables that not only taste great but are excellent health boosters, as well! Fruits and vegetables are packed with powerful antioxidants that can lower your risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes-related damage...

How to Prevent Premature Aging with Antioxidants

10/27/2008 - There is currently a lot of talk in the press on the subject of antioxidants and how effective they are in preventing excessive free-radical damage - or 'oxidative stress', as it is technically known. That being the case, it would be helpful to understand what Free-Radicals and Antioxidants are and...

A New Discovery Has Been Made About How Antioxidants Attack Cancer Cells

10/10/2008 - There's a new reason, and a big one, to think that we benefit from free-radical-inhibiting antioxidants. We've long thought that by reducing free radicals, antioxidants can help prevent cancer, of course. But a recent experiment at Johns Hopkins and published in the March 14 issue of Science shows how...

J.E. Williams Talks About Three Antioxidants You Should Not Do Without

10/10/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at (http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com) . In this excerpt, Dr. J.E. Williams shares on how to boost your immune system to fight the flu and avoid diseases. Renegade Water Secrets with Dr. J.E. Williams, a pioneer...

How to Stay Healthy in the Computer Era (Part 2)

10/8/2008 - Part one of this series on how to take care of your health in the computer era described the essentials of taking care of your physical health with specific exercises and by being mindful of how you use your body throughout the day. This article takes a close look at how you can best support all...

The Summer Fruits of Good Health - Antioxidants Explained

8/8/2008 - Summer is upon us and with the warm weather comes a cornucopia of delightful fruits and vegetables that not only taste great but are excellent health boosters as well! Fruits and vegetables are packed with powerful antioxidants that can lower your risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes-related damage...

Natural Sweetener Stevia Loaded With Antioxidants; Protects Against DNA Damage

7/30/2008 - Extracts from the leaf of the Stevia plant have been found to be high in antioxidants that prevent the DNA damage that leads to cancer, according to a new Indian study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. "These results indicate that Stevia rebaudiana may be useful as a potential...

The truth behind the headlines about antioxidants and vitamins

6/4/2008 - If you've been reading the health headlines in the mainstream media recently, you might have come to the conclusion that vitamins are the most dangerous thing you could possibly consume. Headlines declare antioxidants to be useless, vitamin C to be dangerous and vitamin E to be deadly! Nutrition, it...

Antioxidant Blend May Offer Protection in Life Threatening Conditions

5/29/2008 - A newly released study suggests that providing yourself with a broad spectrum of antioxidants will offer you protection even under such extreme conditions as total body irradiation. As published in the April, 2008 edition of Radiation Research, the purpose of this study was to determine whether a dietary...

Beating Free Radicals: The Basis for Injury, Illness, and Death

5/22/2008 - Free radicals are deadly chemicals formed in your body when stress, illness, or injury causes ischemia or diminished blood supply to tissues. Insidious as excessive eating that squeezes capillaries or as gross as a severed artery, ischemia is scalar as to amount of involvement but the path to cell death...

Eating Foods Rich in Antioxidants May Reduce the Risk of Dietary Diseases

5/20/2008 - Through scientific research it has been discovered that antioxidants may help prevent dietary diseases such as Diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease, Stroke, Depression, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease, Macular degeneration and may also delay aging. Antioxidants are molecules that are capable of retarding...

Transform Yourself From the Inside-Out and Look Your Best Naturally

5/11/2008 - At some point in our lives we have all suffered from physical insecurities, thanks to the unwitting comments of the people around us, our faulty habit of comparing ourselves to others, and mainstream media's rigid standards of beauty. Depending on our environment, upbringing, and self-image we have...

Astaxanthin: The Little-Known Miracle Nutrient for Inflammation, Anti-Aging, Athletic Endurance and More

5/6/2008 - Every once in a very great while, I discover a natural supplement so astonishing that I feel compelled to share it with you. Mother Nature created this natural supplement eons ago, and it's been present in trace amounts in aquatic ecosystems for over a billion years. In this article, I'm going to reveal...

Antioxidant Blends May Offer Protection in Life Threatening Conditions

4/24/2008 - A newly released study suggests that providing yourself with a broad spectrum of antioxidants will offer you protection even under such extreme conditions as total body irradiation. As published in the April, 2008 edition of Radiation Research, the purpose of this study was to determine whether a dietary...

Interview with Alan Friedman from Good Cause Wellness about Antioxidants, Agave Nectar and Chia Seeds

3/31/2008 - This is an exclusive interview with Good Cause Wellness founder Alan Friedman, who talks about antioxidants, superfood powders, agave nectar, chia seeds and his personal passion for health. Following the interview, I negotiated a discount for NaturalNews readers on one of Friedman's top-selling products....

Antioxidants Important for Optimizing Health and Preventing Parkinson's

2/7/2008 - Research scientists at the Buck Institute have discovered that mice with less of the natural antioxidant glutathione, particularly in their dopamine-producing neurons, become crippled by nerve damage. In fact, the mice developed symptoms that match up very well with Parkinson's disease in human beings....

NaturalNews readers demand retractions from major media outlets over erroneous reporting of antioxidant study

8/16/2007 - When the mainstream media refuses to print the truth about a significant study detailing the health benefits of antioxidants and, instead, parrots the erroneous conclusions of a pro-pharmaceutical medical association, it's time for citizens to take a stand and demand accountability. Today, NaturalNews...

Antioxidants, bad science and failure of the press to tell the truth

8/14/2007 - Following yesterday's announcement of a new study showing the phenomenal benefits of antioxidants for preventing heart disease in women, the mainstream media rallied behind a blatantly false distortion of the study designed to convince the public that vitamins E and C are somehow useless. The popular...

Dark "honeydew" honey contains more antioxidants than light honey

3/13/2007 - The most healthful form of honey does not come from nectar, but rather from honeydew, a new Spanish study says. The darker honey, produced when bees collect honeydew from plants, has more antioxidants than other forms of honey. Jump directly to: conventional view | alternative view | resources |...

More natural "cloudy" apple juice higher in antioxidants than clear juice

1/19/2007 - Cloudy, less processed apple juice contains up to four times the antioxidants found in highly processed, clear apple juice, according to a new Polish study appearing in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. A team of researchers from the Agricultural University of Wroclaw in Poland...

Antioxidants do not interfere with cancer radiation treatments, research finds

11/14/2006 - Research by Cancer Treatment Centers of America scientists have found that antioxidants provide nutritional benefits to cancer patients undergoing radiation treatment without interfering with the treatment itself. The study, entitled "Effect of Concomitant Naturopathic Therapies on Clinical Tumor...

Antioxidants may protect against tick-borne illness (press release)

10/6/2006 - For hikers, campers and others who enjoy the outdoors, summer can bring concerns about tick bites and related illnesses such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Researchers are investigating the role that antioxidants -- alpha-lipoic acid and potentially others like green tea and vitamins C and E, for...

Antioxidants may slow vision loss (press release)

9/21/2006 - Scientists at Johns Hopkins have successfully blocked the advance of retinal degeneration in mice with a form of retinitis pigmentosa (RP) by treating them with vitamin E, alpha-lipoic acid and other antioxidant chemicals. "Much more work needs to be done to determine if what we did in mice will...

Dietary intake of antioxidants associated with reduced risk of age-related macular degeneration (press release)

9/18/2006 - A diet with a high intake of beta carotene, vitamins C and E, and zinc is associated with a substantially reduced risk of age-related macular degeneration in elderly persons, according to a study in the December 28 issue of JAMA. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a degenerative disorder...

Vegetables, antioxidants may lower lymphoma risk (press release)

8/29/2006 - Eating plenty of leafy greens, broccoli and Brussels sprouts may help ward off the blood cancer non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, research findings suggest. In a study of more than 800 U.S. adults with and without non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), researchers found that those who ate the most vegetables had a...

Antioxidants boost immune function in animal experiments

8/25/2006 - A study by researchers at the Complutense University of Madrid and Danone Vitapole found that antioxidant-enriched foods improve immune function and increase lifespan in mice -- and these results may apply to humans too. In the study -- published in the journal Nutrition -- the scientists randomly...

Raspberries – A Better Source of Antioxidants (press release)

8/14/2006 - Antioxidants are believed to have substantial health benefits and raspberries in particular are a good source. In fact, raspberries may have 10 times more antioxidants than tomatoes or broccoli. Further, raspberries contain some specific antioxidants that are found almost nowhere else. In a study...

The mineral selenium proves itself as powerful anti-cancer medicine

1/4/2006 - One of the most effective naturally occurring weapons against cancer is, like most healthy things, something many of us are not getting enough of. The mineral selenium has been shown in multiple studies to be an effective tool in warding off various types of cancer, including breast, esophageal, stomach,...

Lutein boosts eye health, preventing cataracts and macular degeneration

7/30/2005 - Fruits and vegetables have yet another disease-fighting weapon to offer you: Lutein. Studies show this carotenoid prevents and, to some extent, reverses vision loss, immune system problems, cancer and cardiovascular disease. With that in mind, load up your plate with foods high in lutein -- carrots,...

American Heart Association's Advice on Vitamin E and Antioxidants is Terrible Advice, Highly Distorted, and Prone to Actually Cause Heart Disease

8/6/2004 - The American Heart Association, which has for decades fought against vitamins and nutritional supplements, has now found a new reason to recommend that people stop taking vitamins -- and instead start taking cholesterol-lowering prescription drugs like statins. The new evidence? A review of older studies,...

Blueberries, cranberries, strawberries all contain powerful phytochemicals that fight cancer, heart disease, high cholesterol and more

7/26/2004 - Here's more good news on how nature can help you prevent and reverse chronic disease. Berries such as blueberries, cranberries, strawberries and raspberries are rich in disease-fighting phytochemicals that prevent and even reverse serious diseases like cancer, diabetes, heart disease, stomach ulcers...

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A down-to-earth guide on halting type-2 diabetes using natural methods: nutrition, food choice, medicinal herbs and more. Provides a 25-day plan for radically altering your body physiology to literally reverse type-2 diabetes.
The Five Habits of Health Transformation

Explores the five most effective, yet effortless strategies for transforming human health. Written for busy people and based on research involving 763 participants, this book reveals which health strategies deliver the most results with the least investment in time, money or effort.
How to Prevent and Reverse Prostate Cancer

Discover the little-known natural health secrets that can prevent and even reverse prostate cancer. This book shows you how to reduce your risk of prostate cancer to near zero using potent, clinically proven health strategies that far surpass anything offered by organized medicine.
The Ten Most Important Emerging Technologies For Humanity

In this book, author Mike Adams takes you on a fascinating tour that ventures far beyond conventional science and dares to suggest that as a civilization, we are spending too much time, money and effort on technologies that really don't help us while ignoring the technologies that can really make a difference in our lives.
Superfoods For Optimum Health: Chlorella and Spirulina

In this free online book, you'll get the astounding truth on how these two superfoods are far more than just "supplements" like vitamins and minerals: they are disease preventing foods from nature that can actually help conquer cancer, diabetes, heart disease, clinical depression, and much more.
Take Back Your Health Power! How to reclaim your natural health power from the doctors, drug companies and food marketers who have stolen your right to be healthy

This courageous report tells you how to take back your power from those who have been exploiting your misfortune for their profit. Learn how to put yourself in control and transform your health outcome from this day forward.
The Five Soft Drink Monsters: how to kick the soft drink addiction for good

This downloadable ebooks reveals how to easily and permanently break the soft drink habit for good. This guide will show you, in clear understandable terms, how to recognize each of the five addictive elements of soft drinks -- and then beat them with a clever strategy that's already worked for thousands.
How to Beat the Bird Flu: how to protect yourself from the coming bird flu pandemic

This downloadable ebook arms you with the information you need to protect you and your family from the possible bird flu pandemic the World Health Organization is warning about.
The Seven Laws of Nutrition

Learn how to transform your health, reverse chronic disease and free yourself from pharmaceuticals by mastering the fundamental laws of nutrition.
The Healing Power of Sunlight and Vitamin D: an exclusive interview with Dr. Michael Holick

In this interview, Dr. Holick reveals fascinating facts on how vitamin D is created and used in the human body to ward off chronic diseases like cancer, osteoporosis, mental disorders and more.
The Healing Power of Water: an exclusive interview with Dr. Batmanghelidj

This exclusive interview with Dr. B reveals how Dr. B. discovered the healing ability of water and pioneered the emerging field of hydro-health. This is a must read report that will forever change the way you think about H2O.
Grocery Warning

How to recognize and avoid the common foods (and food ingredients) that cause disease. Names all the exact ingredients that directly cause heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, depression, osteoporosis, arthritis, high blood pressure, ADHD, behavioral disorders, mood swings and many more.
The Food Timing Diet

Revealed: The Mike Adams secret to shedding body fat, experiencing phenomenal mental and physical energy and eliminating blood sugar swings -- all while eating enormous quantities of health-enhancing (and delicious!) food. Learn why it's not WHAT you eat as much as WHEN you eat!
The Weiss Method For Better Heart Health

Radically improve your heart health in just eight weeks! Discover the natural way to prevent and reverse heart disease with Decker Weiss, NMD, a leading authority on non-invasive heart disease treatments that combine the best of conventional and natural treatments.
The Real Safety Guide to Disease Prevention

More than 80% of all chronic disease is preventable, but only if you know how. Learn the proven, yet simple prevention strategies for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer's and many other degenerative health conditions.
The Real Safety Guide to Beating Cybercrime

Learn how to protect yourself, your children and your finances from cybercime in this sought-after safety guide that covers phishing, online identity theft, auction fraud, spyware, cyberstalking and much more.
The Real Safety Guide to Protecting Your Environment

Teaches you 120 practical, Earth-saving tips and strategies for energy conservation, detoxifying your home and work environments, clean air, clean water, recycling and much more. Instant download and hardcopy editions available. 50% of revenues donated to pro-environment non-profits.

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