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2011-07-27 00:01:19

Lycopene Skin Care's Post Shave Balm is the only cosmetic product to use SyriCalmâ“ž¢CLR, a patented botanical complex specifically formulated to calm irritated skin and help reduce redness. Ft Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 Dr Gary Weinberger, Executive Director of Lycopene Skin Care, today announced the availability of an innovative new cream for use by men and women after shaving or waxing "“ Lycopene Post Shave Balm. The pioneering ingredient...

2011-06-27 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Red-hued fruits are rich in antioxidants that can tamper inflammation and can be effective as cancer fighting agents, according to an article in the June issue of Food Nutrition & Science. According to her article, Registered Dietician Donna Fields suggests eating foods such as tomatoes and tomato products, watermelon, pink grapefruit, guava, apricots, red peppers, papaya, and especially Caribbean Red papaya. According to Fields,...

2011-04-13 21:45:55

New research supported by Nutrilite Health Institute shows older compared to younger adults have up to 80 percent higher intakes of select phytonutrients Although only one in 10 American adults eats enough fruits and vegetables, new research being presented at the Experimental Biology meeting this week in Washington, D.C., finds older adults are consuming higher levels of carotenoids, flavonoids and other phytonutrients found in fruits and vegetables that are thought to support healthy aging....

2011-03-10 09:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the American Dietetic Association kicks off National Nutrition Month®, ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYSE: CAG) one of North America's leading food makers, reminds people to "Eat Right with Color" by enjoying Hunt's® tomatoes as part of a healthful, nutrient-rich diet. Tomatoes are America's favorite non-starchy vegetable and account for 85 percent of the lycopene consumed in the U.S. Eating more tomatoes and tomato...

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2011-03-01 12:29:49

Eating more tomatoes and tomato products can make people healthier and decrease the risk of conditions such as cancer, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease, according to a review article the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, (published by SAGE). Of all the non-starchy vegetables, Americans eat more tomatoes and tomato products than any others. Researchers Britt Burton-Freeman, PhD, MS, and Kristin Reimers, PhD, RD of the National Center for Food Safety & Technology, Illinois...

2011-02-16 16:00:27

Tomatoes spend so much time on shelves and in refrigerators that an estimated 20 percent are lost to spoilage, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). But scientists with USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) are working with colleagues at Purdue University to extend the shelf life of tomatoes. The research also may lead to tomatoes that taste better and are more nutritious. ARS is USDA's principal intramural scientific research agency, and the research results support...

2010-12-06 00:00:36

A study conducted by Chaoyang Li and colleagues, of Atlanta's CDC, points to an apparent connection between increased blood levels of alpha-carotene and reduced risk of death. The further implication is that antioxidant supplements, such as those found in certain quality body cleanse programs, may be needed to ensure sufficient alpha-carotene for reduced risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) December 5, 2010 According to the results of a new study to be released this...

2010-11-29 18:52:38

The University of Illinois scientists who linked eating tomatoes with a reduced risk of prostate cancer have developed a tool that will help them trace the metabolism of tomato carotenoids in the human body. And they've secured funding from the National Institutes of Health to do it. "Scientists believe that carotenoids"”the pigments that give the red, yellow, and orange colors to some fruits and vegetables"”provide the cancer-preventive benefits in tomatoes, but we don't know...

2010-11-22 21:05:53

High blood levels of the antioxidant alpha-carotene appear to be associated with a reduced risk of dying over a 14-year period, according to a report posted online today that will be published in the March 28 print issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Oxygen-related damage to DNA, proteins and fats may play a role in the development of chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer, according to background information in the article....

2010-11-16 16:22:00

APTOS, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research findings support the heart health benefits of tomato products. The findings, presented at three sessions during the American Dietetic Association's Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo held in Boston last week, introduced new data that continues to support a body of evidence linking tomato products such as canned tomatoes, tomato paste, salsa, juice and sauce with heart health. (Logo:...


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