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Organic Tomatoes Have More Vitamin C And Sugars Than Fruit That Is Grown Conventionally
2013-02-21 08:25:00

Public Library of Science Tomatoes grown on organic farms accumulate higher concentrations of sugars, vitamin C and compounds associated with oxidative stress compared to those grown on conventional farms, according to research published February 20 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Maria Raquel Alcantara Miranda and colleagues from the Federal University of Ceara, Brazil. In their study, the researchers compared the weights and biochemical properties of tomatoes from organic and...

2013-01-29 10:16:37

New research suggests that increased consumption of foods containing colorful carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene and lutein, may prevent or delay the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The study, published by Wiley in Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child Neurology Society, found that diets high in lycopene, beta-cryptoxanthin, and vitamin C did not reduce ALS risk. Carotenoids give fruits and vegetables their bright orange, red,...

2013-01-22 23:03:06

As a registered dietitian and cancer survivor, Jean LaMantia practices good nutrition to keep herself healthy in 2013 and beyond. She offers tips on repairing cell damage in the body to keep the body at it's best throughout 2013 and beyond. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Many Americans made a New Years Resolution to be healthier in 2013. Now 4 weeks in, it's time to set some new daily and weekly goals to keep on track. No matter the motivation for setting this healthy goal one...

2012-12-12 05:01:25

Native Remedies Introduces Unique, Effective Anti-Aging Skincare Line Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 The number-one online retailer of herbal and homeopathic products, Native Remedies (http://www.nativeremedies.com), is pleased to introduce its all-new premium YouthShield Naturals anti-aging skincare system with powerful Red Tea Extract, the ultimate in safe and natural anti-aging skincare products that stimulate and accelerate the skin´s natural healing processes. By...

2012-10-16 04:00:54

Juicing for Weight Loss releases proactive method to help prevent colds this season. By empowering the immune system with certain fresh juices in anticipation of and during the cold season, this gives the body a fighting chance of surviving this cold / flu season in vibrant health. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2012 The cold season has once again arrived, and more people than ever are looking for a proactive way to survive in full health. As Benjamin Franklin famously said, “an...

Stroke Risk Lowered By Eating Tomatoes
2012-10-09 04:45:57

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research out of Finland suggests that eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods is associated with a lower risk of stroke. Tomatoes are high in the antioxidant lycopene. The results, published in Neurology, found that people with the highest volume of lycopene in their blood were 55 percent less likely to have a stroke than those with the lowest amounts of lycopene. At the beginning of the study the lycopene blood level was...

2012-09-11 12:38:05

Study examines the influence of antioxidants on the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease Forgetfulness, lack of orientation, cognitive decline“¦ about 700, 000 Germans suffer from Alzheimer's disease (AD). Now researchers from the University of Ulm, among them the Epidemiologist Professor Gabriele Nagel and the Neurologist Professor Christine von Arnim, have discovered that the serum-concentration of the antioxidants vitamin C and beta-carotene are significantly lower in...


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