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2008-05-29 19:30:00

Tobacco smokers who eat three servings of fruits and vegetables per day and drink green or black tea may be protecting themselves from lung cancer, according to a first-of-its-kind study by UCLA cancer researchers.

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2008-04-28 12:05:00

It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it. British researchers are seeking 150 volunteers for a new study to determine if eating a bar of chocolate every day over the course of a year can reduce the risk of heart disease in postmenopausal women with type-2 diabetes.

2007-10-28 06:00:10

By Cole, Ian B Saxena, Praveen K; Murch, Susan J Abstract Plant-based medicines have an important role in the lives of millions of people.

2007-03-26 15:00:00

By JOHN FAUBER Feeding chocolate to a bunch of middle-age, overweight people for weeks on end might not be as unhealthy as it seems.

2006-02-27 16:27:00

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Men who consumed the most cocoa had a 50 percent lower risk of dying from disease compared to those who did not eat cocoa, Dutch researchers said on Monday.

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2006-02-10 08:05:00

Medications derived from a component of cocoa are still several years away despite studies suggesting it could help prevent cancer and cardiovascular diseases in humans, food and industry experts said on Thursday.

2006-02-10 08:00:00

By Christopher Doering WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Medications derived from a component of cocoa are still several years away despite studies suggesting it could help prevent cancer and cardiovascular diseases in humans, food and industry experts said on Thursday.

2005-10-20 15:01:22

Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables could be a good defense against prostate cancer, according to a Case Western Reserve University study published in the October online issue of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Journal.

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2005-09-30 17:00:00

A new study conducted by researchers at Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland is the first to discover that a chemical in cocoa beans can limit the development of fluids that cause diarrhea. Cocoa beans contain a large amount of chemicals called flavonoids. Scientists believe that these flavonoids can be used to create natural supplements to ease diarrhea symptoms. Dark chocolate contains high concentrations of cocoa and may offer mild relief.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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