Antioxidants news, articles and information:
|9/18/2016 - One of only three commercially grown fruits native to the United States, cranberries offer a multitude of health benefits that can help ward off cancer, heart disease, diabetes and bacterial infections.
It is unsurprising that cranberries have so many health benefits, considering the fact that the...|
|5/2/2016 - Most people who are attuned to heathier living have long known that substances called antioxidants, which come in supplements but are more effectively found in superfoods like blueberries and broccoli, are major cancer fighters, and that, in general, the more of them consumed, the better protected we...|
|4/3/2016 - Lovers of avocadoes know that they are a great addition to any salad or sandwich, and that they also make a wonderful snack on their own. Packed with nutrients, avocados also contain a wealth of monounsaturated fatty acids and almost 20 vitamins and minerals.
This superfood not only boosts heart...|
|3/16/2016 - Over the past few decades, chemistry and science have evolved to such a degree that we are now able to understand how our bodies get sick, grow old and die. At a molecular level, researchers are able to determine which processes kill off cells and which ones protect them, fortifying their defense mechanism...|
|9/26/2015 - Most Natural News readers know and understand the health benefits of green tea, but a new kind of "super tea" has been found to have as much as ten times more antioxidant content than regular green tea.
As reported by Fox News, the antioxidants in green teas have long been known to dramatically improve...|
|9/11/2015 - Biologists know that the thymus gland shrinks rapidly after puberty, but they have been unable to explain why this important gland turns to fat so quickly as people age. New research suggests that most people's thymuses are missing some very important food-based antioxidants. If given the right amount...|
|5/15/2015 - The components of coffee beans that are typically discarded are 500 times higher in antioxidant activity than vitamin C and serve as powerful prebiotics and antimicrobials, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Granada that was published in the journal Food Science and...|
|5/8/2015 - Media reports recently revealed that on March 17, the FDA sent a stern letter to the makers of Kind Bars warning them that their labels were making health claims in violation of U.S. law. The FDA claimed that terms such as "healthy" cannot be applied to Kind Bars because the bars are too high in (healthy)...|
|12/15/2014 - The antioxidant activity of citrus juices is 10 times higher than previously thought, according to a new analysis conducted by researchers from the University of Granada and published in the journal Food Chemistry.
Many of the chemicals that naturally occur in plant foods function as antioxidants,...|
|12/6/2014 - Health researchers have long recognized the biological importance of antioxidants. Due to their ability to inhibit oxidation and peroxidation, these important substances -- which are found in most whole foods -- provide us with numerous health benefits. They guard us from cellular damage and degenerative...|
|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...|
|7/23/2014 12:46:35 PM - 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...|
|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...|
|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,...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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,...|
|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.
|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.
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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,...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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,...|
|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....|
|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...|
|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...|
|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,...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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).
|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,...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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,...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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.
|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...|
|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...|
|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....|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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....|
|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....|
|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...|
|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...|
|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.
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|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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...|
|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,...|
|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,...|
|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,...|
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|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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