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2009-06-30 20:46:35

A U.S. researcher says a specially cultivated purple sweet potato may help fight cancer.

2009-06-24 14:43:00

Research Finds Quercetin Supplements Can Produce 13.2 Percent Increase in Endurance in Healthy, Active Individuals; Study Provides Further Evidence Quercetin is a Healthy, Effective Alternative to Caffeine and Other Short-Term Stimulants; FRS(R) Healthy Energy(R) Is One of the Only Commercial Sources of QU995(TM), the Highest Purity Quercetin Used in the Study FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released by the University of South Carolina and published online today...

2009-05-18 15:39:40

Salad dressing aside, a pile of spinach has more nutritional value than a wedge of iceberg lettuce. That's because darker colors in leafy vegetables are often signs of antioxidants that are thought to have a variety of health benefits.

2009-05-07 07:05:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent scientific studies published in the medical journals Cancer Research, Carcinogenesis, Oncology, British Journal of Urology, Journal of Nutrition, and others, showed that the food extracts Quercetin, EGCG, Glycyrrhizin, and Trans-Cinnamaldehyde have anti-cancer activities.

2009-04-09 09:41:00

NEW YORK, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted at the University of L'Aquila in Italy and supported by the Lipton Institute of Tea, is the first to show that black tea consumption - depending on dose - simultaneously increased blood vessel reactivity and reduced both blood pressure and arterial stiffness, suggesting a cardiovascular health profile that is consistent with maintaining heart health. Using a cohort of 19 healthy men (mean age 33), the researchers assigned participants...

2009-02-17 13:58:36

A U.S. researcher has confirmed that an apple a day -- plus other fruits and vegetable -- does indeed reduce a woman's risk of breast cancer.

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2009-02-05 07:20:00

A recent study published in Crop Science of the anticancer benefits of dry beans shows that different market classes of beans contain varying levels of antioxidants and other cancer reducing contents.

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2009-01-31 13:10:00

A Queen's-led team has discovered the reason why garlic is so good for us.

2009-01-12 09:42:06

Black raspberries not only taste delicious, and now scientists say they may also help ward off cancer.

2009-01-08 16:22:18

Anthocyanins, a class of flavonoids in black raspberries, inhibited cancer growth in the esophagus of rats, U.S. researchers said. Gary D.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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