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By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A dietary supplement derived from tomatoes may help treat moderately elevated blood pressure, the results of a small study suggest.
Tomato juice prevented emphysema in mice exposed to cigarette smoke, a known cause of the lung-destroying disease, Japanese researchers report.
Drinking a glass of orange juice a day may help stave off arthritis, new research suggests. Certain carotenoids, compounds commonly found in some fruits and vegetables, appear to be responsible.
IT'S the season for a bit of Christmas cheer but that doesn't have to mean a few weeks of hangovers and shameful behaviour.
EXPANDED ABSTRACT KEY WORDS: * vitamin C * vitamin E * β-carotene * oxidative biomarkers * clinical trials Many in vitro studies have shown that dietary antioxidants, such as vitamin C (ascorbic acid), vitamin E (α-tocopherol), β- carotene, and flavonoids, act as effective antioxidants in biological systems such as plasma, lipoproteins, and cultured cells (1-3).
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