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2012-04-05 10:22:38

In the most comprehensive study to date to examine the effects of soy on menopause, researchers have found that two daily servings of soy can reduce the frequency and severity of hot flashes by up to 26 percent, compared to a placebo.

2012-04-05 09:37:52

An expert panel at the Institute of Food Technologists' Wellness 12 meeting urged the food industry to find simple yet powerful language to tell consumers about the many benefits of a diet rich in phytonutrients.

2012-04-05 09:24:10

Men who eat flavonoid-rich foods such as berries, tea, apples and red wine significantly reduce their risk of developing Parkinson's disease.

2012-03-06 22:53:21

Collaborative research by Mars, Incorporated and the University of California, Davis has provided important new insights into the distinct roles of flavanols and procyanidins in the human body.

2012-02-29 09:25:47

New research has indicated that consuming flavonoids – a class of compounds found in fruits, vegetables, dark chocolate and red wine— may indeed lower the risk of stroke in women.

Citrus Fruit Found To Lower Risk Of Stroke In Women
2012-02-24 09:50:59

Researchers have identified compounds, known as flavonoids, found in several citrus fruits that may lower a woman’s stroke risk, according to recent reports.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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